Gary Kildall Biography

Gary Arlen Kildall was an American computer scientist and microcomputer entrepreneur who created the CP/M operating system and founded Digital Research, Inc.. Kildall was one of the first people to see microprocessors as fully capable computers rather than equipment controllers and to organize a company around this concept. He also co-hosted the PBS TV show The Computer Chronicles. Although his career in computing spanned more than two decades, he is mainly remembered in connection with IBM's unsuccessful attempt in 1980 to license CP/M for the IBM PC. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Gary Kildall
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Programmer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Computer Scientist
Date of Birth:
May 19, 1942
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Date of Death:
July 11, 1994
Age at Death:
52
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