Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Ward Christensen
Born: Unknown in West Bend, Wisconsin, USA
- Co-founder of the CBBS bulletin board, the first bulletin board system (BBS) ever brought online (1978).
- Inventor of Xmodem.
- Wrote a cassette-based operating system before floppies and hard drives were common.
Honors and awards
- Dvorak Award for Excellence in Telecommunications (1992).
- Pioneer Award from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (1993).