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List of Famous Technologists

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List of famous technologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top technologists in the world? This includes the most prominent technologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable technologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic technologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned technologists.

List features people like Philippe Kahn and John G. Bennett.

From reputable, prominent, and well known technologists to the lesser known technologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the technologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous technologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous technologists?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
  • Philippe Kahn (born March 16, 1952) is a mathematician, technology innovator, entrepreneur and founder of four technology companies: Fullpower Technologies, LightSurf Technologies, Starfish Software and Borland. Kahn is credited with creating the first camera phone, being a pioneer for wearable technology intellectual property, and is the author of dozens of technology patents covering wearable, eyewear, smartphone, mobile, imaging, wireless, synchronization and medical technologies.... more on Wikipedia
  • John Godolphin Bennett (8 June 1897 – 13 December 1974) was a British scientist, technologist, industrial research director, and author. He is best known for his books on psychology and spirituality, particularly on the teachings of G. I. Gurdjieff. Bennett met Gurdjieff in Istanbul in October 1920 and later helped to co-ordinate the work of Gurdjieff in England after the guru had moved to Paris. He also was active in starting the British section of the Subud movement, and co-founded its British headquarters. Bennett was born in London, England; educated at King's College School, London; Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; School of Military Engineering, Chatham; and the School of Oriental... more on Wikipedia
  • Shuman Ghosemajumder (born 1974) is a Canadian technologist, entrepreneur, and author. He is the former click fraud czar at Google, the author of works on technology and business including the Open Music Model, and co-founder of TeachAIDS. He is currently Chief Technology Officer for Shape Security.... more on Wikipedia
  • Jim Fruchterman is an engineer and social entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Benetech, a Silicon Valley nonprofit technology company that develops software applications to address unmet needs of users in the social sector. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the MacArthur Fellowship and the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. ... more on Wikipedia