Steve Dorner

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Steve Dorner

Name: Steve Dorner

Born: 1963

Computer-related contributions

  • American software engineer who is known for developing the Eudora e-mail client (1988).
  • Created a popular online directory/phone book in the early 1990s referred to as the CCSO Nameserver.
  • One of Qualcomm engineers assigned to shifting Eudora to a Mozilla Thunderbird base (2006).


"If I'd had any inkling that this program was going to be as successful as it has been," he said, "I would not have named it Eudora. Not because I don't think it's a good name, but because I feel presumptuous having named my program after a living person. I feel ----." He hesitated. "Embarrassed."