Wayne Pickette

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Wayne Pickette

Name: Wayne D. Pickette

Born: April 21, 1950

Computer-related contributions

  • Often referred to as the African American father of the microprocessor.
  • Created the design for putting a computer on a chip (1968).
  • Worked on the development of the first microcomputer.
  • One of the initial workers to use switches as a backbone to servers (1994).