John Knoll

JOHN KNOLL CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER & VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISOR ILM: SAN FRANCISCO In 1986, John Knoll joined Industrial Light & Magic as a Technical Assistant and was soon promoted to Motion Control Camera Operator for Captain EO. After three years of...

Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak is an American computer scientist best known as one of the founders of Apple and the inventor of the Apple II computer. Synopsis Steve Wozniak was born in San Jose, California, on August 11, 1950. In partnership with his friend Steve Jobs, Wozniak...

John Warnock

2002 Fellow For his accomplishments in the commercialization of desktop publishing with Charles Geschke and for innovations in scalable type, computer graphics and printing. “In building a high-tech business, it has always been my basic instinct to out-invent...

Grace Murray Hopper

“People have an enormous tendency to resist change. They love to say, ‘We’ve always done it this way.’ I try to fight that.” —Grace Hopper Born in New York City in 1906, Grace Hopper joined the U.S. Navy during World War II and was assigned to...

Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore  in full Gordon E. Moore (born January 3, 1929, San Francisco, California), American engineer and cofounder, with Robert Noyce, of Intel Corporation. Education Moore studied chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley (B.S., 1950), and in 1954 he...

Pierre Bezier

Pierre Étienne Bézier (September 1, 1910 – November 25, 1999; [ˈpjɛʁ eˈtjɛn beˈzje]) was a French engineer and one of the founders of the fields of solid, geometric and physical modelling as well as in the field of representing curves, especially in CAD/CAM...