• Monday14th May 1984

    Mark Zuckerberg


    Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of April 2013, Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc. Together with his college roommates and ... see all details

  • Friday30th May 1975

    Marissa Mayer


    Marissa Ann Mayer ( born May 30, 1975) is President and CEO of Yahoo!. Previously, she was a long-time executive and key spokesperson for Google. Mayer was ranked number 14 on the list of America's most powerful businesswomen of 2012 by Fortunemagazine. Mayer was born in Wausau, Wisconsin, the daugh... see all details

  • Thursday1st January 1970

    Ross Levinsohn


    Ross Levinsohn (born c. 1964) is the CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, overseeing such assets as The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Adweek, The Clio Awards and Film Expo Group. Previously, he served as interim CEO of Yahoo! in 2012. Levinsohn grew up in Tenafly, New Jersey and graduated from Ten... see all details

  • Thursday1st January 1970

    Tim Morse


    Timothy R. Morse was the interim CEO of the Internet services company, Yahoo!. He was named after Carol Bartz lost her position as CEO on September 6, 2011. In January 2012, Yahoo picked Scott Thompson as the new CEO. Morse was CFO prior to his appointment. Morse is a graduate of Boston College Carr... see all details

  • Sunday28th December 1969

    Linus Torvalds


    Linus Benedict Torvalds (born December 28, 1969) is a Finnish AmericanCitizen Linus, a September 13, 2010 post from LWN.netsoftware engineer, who was the principal force behind the development of the Linux kernel. He later became the chief architect of the Linux kernel, and now acts as the project's... see all details

  • Wednesday6th November 1968

    Jerry Yang


    Jerry Yang is a Taiwanese-born American internet entrepreneur, the co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo! Inc. Yang was born in Taipei, Taiwan on November 6, 1968, and moved to San Jose, California at the age of ten with his mother and younger brother. He claimed that despite his mother being an Englis... see all details

  • Wednesday13th November 1957

    Scott Thompson


    Scott Thompson (born November 13, 1957) is an American businessman, and currently CEO of ShopRunner. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo!. Thompson was born November 13, 1957 in Taunton, Massachusetts. He grew up in nearby Raynham, Massachusetts. He is an accounting major from S... see all details

  • Friday28th October 1955

    Bill Gates


    William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Pau... see all details

  • Friday30th September 1955

    Andy Bechtolsheim

    people_image Andreas "Andy" von Bechtolsheim(born September 30, 1955) is an electrical engineer who co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 and was its chief hardware designer. He later became an investor, writing the first major check to fund Google, and starting several computer networking companies.

  • Wednesday8th June 1955

    Tim Berners-Lee


    Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, (born 8 June 1955), also known as "TimBL," is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and he implemented the first successful communication between a Hyp... see all details

  • Thursday19th May 1955

    James Gosling


    James Arthur Gosling, OC (born May 19, 1955) is a Canadian computer scientist, best known as the father of the Java programming language. In 1977, Gosling received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Calgary. In 1983, he earned a Ph.D in Computer Science from Carnegie Me... see all details

  • Thursday24th February 1955

    Steve Paul Jobs


    Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs (February 24, 1955 - October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and inventor, best known as the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential ca... see all details

  • Monday16th March 1953

    Richard Stallman


    Richard Matthew Stallman (born March 16, 1953), often known by his initials, RMS, is an American software freedom activist and computer programmer. He campaigns for the freedom to use, study, distribute and modify software; software that ensures these freedoms is termed free software. He is best kno... see all details

  • Thursday5th July 1951

    Timothy Andrew Koogle


    Timothy Koogle was first CEO and President of web company Yahoo! between 1995 and 2001. He served as the company's chairman from 1999-2003. He was named to the Top 25 Executives of the Year by BusinessWeek in 1999 and 2000. Prior to working for Yahoo! Koogle worked for Intermec and Motorola. He obta... see all details

  • Friday11th August 1950

    Steve Wozniak


    Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak (born August 11, 1950), known as "Woz", is an American inventor, computer engineer and programmer who co-founded Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. Wozniak single-handedly invented both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the la... see all details

  • Saturday28th August 1948

    Carol Bartz


    Carol Ann Bartz (born August 28, 1948) is an American business executive, the former president and CEO of the Internet services company Yahoo!, and former chairman, president, and CEO at architectural and engineering design software company Autodesk. Bartz was born in Winona, Minnesota, the dau... see all details

  • Thursday17th August 1944

    Larry Ellison


    Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Ellison(born August 17, 1944) is an American business magnate, co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation, an enterprise software company. He is the fifth-wealthiest man in the world with an estimated worth of $34 billion including his ownership of Oracle stock. Lar... see all details

  • Wednesday24th February 1943

    Terry Semel


    Terry Semel is an American corporate executive who was the chairman and CEO of Yahoo! Incorporated. Previously, Semel spent 24 years at Warner Bros., where he served as chairman and co-chief executive officer. In June 2007, Semel resigned as CEO due in part to pressure from shareholders' dissat... see all details

  • Thursday4th February 1943

    Ken Thompson


    Kenneth Lane Thompson (born February 4, 1943), commonly referred to as ken in hacker circles, is an American pioneer of computer science. Having worked at Bell Labs for most of his career, Thompson designed and implemented the original Unix operating system. He also invented the B programming langua... see all details

  • Tuesday9th September 1941

    Dennis Ritchie


    Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (September 9, 1941 – October 12, 2011) was an American computer scientist who "helped shape the digital era." He created the C programming language and, with long-time colleague Ken Thompson, the Unix operating system. Ritchie and Thompson received the Turing Award f... see all details

  • Sunday19th August 1923

    Edgar Frank


    Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd (August 19, 1923 – April 18, 2003) was an English computer scientist who, while working for IBM, invented the relational model for database management, the theoretical basis for relational databases. He made other valuable contributions to computer science, but the ... see all details

  • Sunday9th December 1906

    Grace Hopper


    Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral. A pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language. She concept... see all details