Utah Technology Council Hall Of Fame Then & Now

Drew Major – was the Lead Architect and Developer of NetWare” was inducted into the Utah Technology Councils Hall of Fame in 2005 as Drew Major was one of the founders of Novell and the lead architect and developer of NetWare for over 15 years. In 1981 Drew and his partners Kyle Powell, Dale Neibaur and Mark Hurst saw the value of enabling PCs to share files and other resources via local area networks (LAN). By 1991 NetWare was the “killer app” that was driving PC and most LAN deployments. Drew was inducted into the National Computer Industry Hall of Fame in 1999. He continues to be a passionate developer of high-performance network server software.

What will the next killer app be? Will it be Cloud-Based (Off-Premise)  or LAN-Based (On-Premies) or a combination (hybrid) of both? And who on this amazing list (from right to left) of industry leaders do you think could lead the next charge? 

Jack Sunderlage – was the CEO of ContentWatch and now is working closely with the CEO to launch a high growth high tech innovative company utilizing multi-use microsensor array technology. 

Michael Proper – was the CEO at DirectPointe (Worlds #1 MSP) and now is the CEO at ClearCenter. 

Richard Nelson – was the President & CEO, Utah Technology Council (UTC) and is currently a Chairman of the Utah’Governor’s’s Education Commission. 

Drew Major – was the Chief Scientist at Novell and now is the CTO at Dish Digital.

Dr. Homer Warner – was the CIO at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center died on November 30, 2012 in Salt Lake City from complications of pancreatitis.

Orrin Hatch – continues to be the longest-serving Republican Senator in U.S. history.

Mark Hurd – was the CEO at Hewlett-Packard and is now Co-CEO at Oracle.

Greg Butterfield – was the CEO of Altiris which he helped to sell to Symantec and then start SageCreek Partners.

Martin Lewis– – was the Cosa Succede Se Prendo Il Viagra Managing Partner at Utah Business and is now the Cheif Publisher at Orlando Business Journal. 

Watch for a future blog post to cast your vote… 

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