Raymond Noorda

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Raymond Noorda

Name: Raymond (Ray) John Noorda

Born: June 19, 1954, in Ogden, Utah

Death: October 9, 2006 (Age: 82)

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer businessman.
  • CEO of Novell (1982-1994).
  • Put together the SuperSet team whose members included Drew Major, Dale Niebaur and Kyle Powell, which later created Novell NetWare.
  • Under his watch Novell acquired several companies, including Digital Research, Unix System Laboratories, WordPerfect, and Borland's Quattro Pro.

Honors and awards

  • Inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame (1995).