Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: William Charles Norris
Born: July 14, 1911, near Red Cloud, Nebraska
Death: August 21, 2006 (Age: 95)
- 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).