Charles Babbage
>> Charles Babbage (1791 – 1871)>> Charles Babbage is also known as’ the First Computer Pioneer’.

>> Credit for developing ‘first mechanical computer’ goes to him.

>> Father of Computing, Charles is known for his detailed plans for Difference Engines and Analytical Engines.

Alan Turing
>> Alan Mathison Turing.

>> Alan Turing is known as “Father of Computer Science” or founder of computer science.

>>He defined  “Turing machine” in 1936.

Vinton Cerf
>> He is one of the “Fathers of  Internet”.

>> He is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the Architecture of the

>> He played wide role in the formation of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and then served as its chairman.

>> Cerf was hired by Google in 2005 and he is currently a vice president and “chief Internet evangelist” at Google.

Gordon Moore
>> Gordon Earle Moore is the co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Intel Corporation.

>> Gordon Moore is also the author of “Moore’ s Law”.

>> Gordon E. Moore co-founded the Intel
Corporation in 1968 and served as the executive vice president, president and Chief Executive Officer of Intel. He was CEO of Intel corporation till April 1987.
>> Moore became  the Chairman – Emeritus of Intel Corporation In 1997.

Robert Noyce
>> Robert Norton Noyce.

>> He Co-founded Intel Corporation in 1968 with Gordon Moore.

>> He is co-inventor of the  Integrated Circuit or microchip.

>> After co-founding Fairchild – Semiconductor and Intel, he was given the nickname  “The Mayor of Silicon Valley.”

Paul Allen
>> Paul Gardner Allen.>> Allen and Gates founded Microsoft in  1975.

>>Paul Allen, best known as the co-founder of Microsoft left the company in 1983 due to

>> He wrote the book named, “Idea Man: A Memoir by the Co-founder of Microsoft”.

>> He is the founder and chairman of Vulcan Inc.

Vinod Dham
>> He is known as “Father of Pentium Chip
or “Father of Pentium” for the role in the development of highly successful  Pentium Processors from Intel.

>> Vinod Dham is also one of the co-inventors of the Flash memory.

Thomas J. Watson Sr.
>> Thomas J. Watson, Sr., the founder of the International Business Machines corporation:abbreviated IBM and nicknamed “Big Blue“.

>> He is also known as Father of IBM.

>> Thomas John Watson, Sr. was the chairman and CEO of International
Business Machines (IBM).

Thomas J. Watson, Jr. was the son of  Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

Thomas J. Watson Jr.
>> He was the 2nd president of IBM.

>> Thomas J. Watson, Jr., was chairman and chief executive officer of IBM.

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