The Computer History Museum, the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its impact on society, today announced the members of a new Honorary Council organized to support the Museum’s ongoing work and scholarship.
The members of the Honorary Council are:
Dr. Leonard J. Shustek, Chairman of the Museum’s Board of Trustees, said, “These individuals are giants of computing history, and many continue to make landmark contributions to computing, education and technology today. We are extremely pleased that they have all agreed to be named to the Council as a sign of their support for the Museum’s work.”
John C. Hollar, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Museum, said, “Having this distinguished group serve as our first Honorary Council is a tremendous endorsement of the Museum’s bright future. We look forward to adding to the Council as we continue to make progress as an institution.”
*denotes Computer History Museum Fellow
The Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, California is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computer history and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs and moving images.
The Museum brings computer history to life through an acclaimed speaker series, dynamic website, docent-led tours as well as exhibits. Current exhibits include “Charles Babbage's Difference Engine No. 2,” “and Going Places: Google Maps with Street View
The Museum’s signature exhibit on the history of computing, “Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing,” opened in January 2011.