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List of notable or famous computer scientists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top computer scientists born in the United States and even some popular computer scientists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American computer scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These computer scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known computer scientist from the United States is included when available.

List people range from Larry Page to Sergey Brin.

This historic computer scientists from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American computer scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous computer scientists from the United States?" These prominent computer scientists of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American computer scientists.

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Marissa Mayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Computer Scientists from the United States
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Marissa Ann Mayer is the current president and CEO of Yahoo!, a position she has held since July 2012. Previously, she was a long-time executive, usability leader, and key spokesperson for Google. In 2014 Mayer was ranked sixth on the list of America's 40 under 40 as well as the 16th most powerful ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Wausau, Wisconsin, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Computer scientist, Engineer

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Larry Page is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Computer Scientists from the United States
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Larry Page was Google's founding CEO and grew the company to more than 200 employees and profitability before moving into his role as president of products in April 2001. He continues to share responsibility for Google's day-to-day operations with Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin. The son ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Ingham County, Michigan, Contiguous United States, East Lansing, United States of America, + more

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist, Internet Entrepreneur

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Sergey Brin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Computer Scientists from the United States
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Sergey Brin, a native of Moscow, received a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He is currently on leave from the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University, where he received his master's degree. ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Executive Management, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist, Internet Entrepreneur

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Steve Wozniak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Computer Scientists from the United States
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Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak, known as "Woz", is an American inventor, electronics engineer, and computer programmer who co-founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. Wozniak single-handedly designed both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the late 1970s. These computers contributed ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Area codes 408 and 669, California, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, + more

Profession: Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Computer scientist, + more

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