Name: Steve Case
Born: August 21, 1958, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Computer related contributions
- American businessman best known as the co-founder and former (CEO) chief executive officer and chairman of America Online (AOL).
Honors and awards
- Inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame (2009)
- Appointed as a Citizen Regent of the Smithsonian Institution (2011)
"And so the idea was, well maybe you can take an Atari video game machine, where people plug in a game cartridge, and plug in a modem, and tie that into a telephone, and essentially turn that game in the machine into an interactive terminal."
"All great ideas start as weird ideas. What now seems obvious, early on, is not obvious to anybody."