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13 09, 2015

Nicole Ashley Hamilton – IT Pioneer, Entrepreneur

By |September 13th, 2015|

Career:  Developed Microsoft’s first search engine.  Named as inventor on seven U.S. patents.  Founder / CEO of Hamilton Laboratories.  Previously managed software development departments and projects at Prime Computer, IBM, Microsoft and RealNetworks.
Education:  MBA Valedictorian, Boston University; BS and MS, Electrical Engineering, […]

13 09, 2015

Audrey Tang – Entrepreneur, Software Programmer

By |September 13th, 2015|

Career:  Free software programmer, described as one of the “ten greats of Taiwanese computing.”  Best known for initiating and leading Pugs, a joint effort to implement the Perl 6 language.  Has also made contributions to SVK, Request Tracker and Slash.  Has led Chinese translation efforts for […]

13 09, 2015

Leandra Vicci – Research Executive, Engineer

By |September 13th, 2015|

Career:  Lecturer of Computer Science and Director of the Applied Engineering Laboratory Department of Computer Science University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
Personal:  A self-professed techno-geek, her high school activities bear this out:  science club, radio club, math club, duodecimal club, chess […]

13 09, 2015

Megan (Michael) Wallent, Microsoft Executive, Internet Explorer Leader

By |September 13th, 2015|

Career:  Currently Corporate VP, Microsoft Business Systems.  Previously General Manager overseeing development of Windows Explorer versions 5.5 and 6, reporting directly to Bill Gates.
Education: BA, Computer Science
Personal Life: Lives with wife Anh and three children.  Private pilot.  Diehard Boston sports […]

13 09, 2015

Lynn Conway, Executive, Computer Chip Pioneer

By |September 13th, 2015|

Career:  Designed advanced supercomputers for IBM (fired in 1968 upon revealing plans to transition).  Returned to work as a woman for Memorex and then Xerox PARC, where she led the LSI Systems Group.  Coathured “Introduction to VLSI Systems”, the standard text in chip design at 100 […]

13 09, 2015

Lynn Conway, Executive, Computer Chip Pioneer

By |September 13th, 2015|

Career:  Designed advanced supercomputers for IBM (fired in 1968 upon revealing plans to transition).  Returned to work as a woman for Memorex and then Xerox PARC, where she led the LSI Systems Group.  Coathured “Introduction to VLSI Systems”, the standard text in chip design at 100 […]