Famous Computer Engineers - List of Famous Computer Engineers - page 2

Computer engineers are responsible for designing, developing, implementing and testing computer-based hardware and software. Computer engineering refers to the study that integrates electronic engineering with computer sciences to design and develop computer systems and other technological devices. Computer engineers specializing in software need to be fluent in a variety of programming languages, like Java and C++. Computer engineers are also suited for robotics research, which relies heavily on using digital systems to control and monitor electrical systems like motors, communications, and sensors. A computer engineer may also be responsible for constructing and managing an organization's computer system and supplying technical support. A computer engineer typically works in an office or laboratory environment as part of a team and enjoys a traditional work schedule. Since even the smallest businesses rely on some type of computer system for their daily tasks, computer engineers are known to work all over the map in both the private and public sectors. This section provides you information about the life and works of various famous computer engineers from all over the world.

The Most Famous Computer Engineers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Robert HawkingJanuary 1, 1967BritishRobert Hawking is a British software engineer, better known as the eldest son of the English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, Stephen Hawking
Markus PerssonJune 1, 1979SwedishMarkus Persson is a renowned Swedish video game designer and programmer, best known for creating the hit game Minecraft
Dustin MoskovitzMay 22, 1984AmericanDustin Moskovitz is an American entrepreneur and co-founder of Facebook
Bill GatesOctober 28, 1955AmericanBill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft and currently the richest man in the world
Jack DorseyNovember 19, 1976AmericanJack Dorsey is an American businessman who co-founded Twitter
Linus TorvaldsDecember 28, 1969Finns, AmericanLinus Torvalds is the software engineer who created the Linux kernel operating system
Ray TomlinsonApril 23, 1941AmericanRaymond Tomlinson was an American computer programmer who was for long credited as the inventor of the email
John McAfeeSeptember 18, 1945AmericanJohn McAfee is an information security pioneer who founded the global computer security software company McAfee
Kai-Fu LeeDecember 3, 1961TaiwaneseKai-Fu Lee is a Taiwanese computer scientist, IT venture capitalist, micro-blogger and executive
Sundar PichaiJuly 12, 1972AmericanSundar Pichai is a computer engineer and the current CEO of Google Inc
Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai is a computer engineer and the current CEO of Google Inc

AmericanJuly 12, 1972231 views

Kai-Fu Lee

Kai-Fu Lee is a Taiwanese computer scientist, IT venture capitalist, micro-blogger and executive

Markus Persson

Markus Persson is a renowned Swedish video game designer and programmer, best known for creating the hit game Minecraft

SwedishJune 1, 1979376 views

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon.com

AmericanJanuary 12, 1964201 views

Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds is the software engineer who created the Linux kernel operating system

FinnsDecember 28, 1969266 views

Daniel Fredinburg

Daniel Fredinburg was an American Google executive, explorer, climate activist and entrepreneur

Robert Hawking

Robert Hawking is a British software engineer, better known as the eldest son of the English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, Stephen Hawking

BritishJanuary 1, 19671,703 views

Dustin Moskovitz

Dustin Moskovitz is an American entrepreneur and co-founder of Facebook

AmericanMay 22, 1984317 views