Famous Male Computer Scientists

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List of famous male computer scientists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male computer scientists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being computer scientists. There are thousand of males working as computer scientists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic computer scientists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a computer scientist then the people below should give you inspiration.

Examples include Karl Lieberherr and Terry Winograd.

While this isn't a list of all male computer scientists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male computer scientists?" and "Who are the best male computer scientists?"
Larry Page is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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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 of Michigan State University computer science professor Dr. Carl Victor Page, Larry's love of computers began at age six. While following in his father's footsteps in academics, he became an honors graduate from the University of Michigan, where he earned a bachelor's degree in engineering, with a concentration on computer engineering. During his time in Ann Arbor, Larry built an inkjet printer ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: East Lansing, Michigan

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Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Turing worked for the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 42 (1912-1954)

Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom

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Sergey Brin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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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. Sergey is a recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship as well as an honorary MBA from Instituto de Empresa. It was at Stanford where he met Larry Page and worked on the project that became Google. Together they founded Google Inc. in 1998, and Sergey continues to share responsibility for day-to-day operations with Larry Page and Eric Schmidt. Sergey's research ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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Steve Wozniak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Computer Scientists
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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 significantly to the microcomputer revolution. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA

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