William Lowe

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

William LoweName: William Cleland Lowe

Born: January 15, 1941, in Easton, Illinois, USA

Death: October 19, 2013 (Age: 72)

Computer-related contributions

  • American Businessman who managed the team that developed the first IBM PC (Personal Computer) (1981).
  • Often referred to as the 'father of the IBM PC'.
  • President of IBM's Entry Systems Division from March 1985 to December 1988.

Quotes

"We are committed to the open architecture concept, and we recognize the importance of an open architecture to our customers."