Famous IT Personalities: Old is GOLD | Famous IT Personalities in Computers
|>> 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 Mathison Turing.
>> Alan Turing is known as “Father of Computer Science” or founder of computer science.
>>He defined “Turing machine” in 1936.
|>> 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 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
|>> 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 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.
| >> 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
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.