Computer Entrepreneur Award
In 1982, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, the IEEE Computer Society established the Computer Entrepreneur Award to recognize and honor the technical managers and entrepreneurial leaders who are responsible for the growth of some segment of the computer industry. The efforts must have taken place over fifteen years earlier, and the industry effects must be generally and openly visible.

Nomination Deadline:

1 October 2019 for 2020 Nominations

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements.

Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Open Nominations (pdf)

The award is a museum-quality sterling silver chalice commissioned from Washington DC artist Michael Schwartz. The gold-plated crown below the cup displays the alternating symbols of the IEEE and the Computer Society, supported by clusters of laurel leaves, an ancient symbol for outstanding achievement.

All members of the profession are invited to nominate a colleague who they consider most eligible to be considered for this award. Awarded to individuals whose entrepreneurial leadership is responsible for the growth of some segment of the computer industry.

 


 

2019 Computer Entrepreneur Subcommittee Chair

Stanley Williams
Hewlett Packard Labs

 


Past Recipients
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