William Norris

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
William Norris

Name: William Charles Norris

Born: July 14, 1911, near Red Cloud, Nebraska

Death: August 21, 2006 (Age: 95)

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer executive.
  • Co-founder and CEO of Control Data Corporation.
  • Known for taking on IBM in a head-on fight and winning.
  • Helped introduce the CDC 6600, the first supercomputer (1965).