Interelate Names Edward Yourdon To Board Of Advisors : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread

"Mr. Yourdon is respected around the world as
a computer technology leader," said Wade Myers,
chairman and chief executive officer, Interelate.
"His vast computer industry experience as author,
executive, consultant, and entreprenuer will
allow him to contribute significantly to
Interelate's success."

Edward Yourdon is an international computer
consultant and author with more than 35 years
of experience in the computer industry. During
his career, Yourdon worked on more than 25
different mainframe computers and was involved
in a number of pioneering technologies,
including time-sharing operating systems and
virtual memory systems. He embarked on his
career in 1964, when he joined Digital Equipment
Corporation to write a FORTRAN math library.
After stints with DEC, GE and a small consultancy,
Yourdon spent a few years as an independent
consultant and founded his own consulting firm,
YOURDON, Inc, which is now a part of IBM. Yourdon
has authored more than 250 white papers and
written two dozen books, including Death March,
Rise and Resurrection of the American Programmer,
and Decline and Fall of the American Programmer.
His latest book, Time Bomb 2000, described in
layman's terms the risks and technological aspects
of the Y2K problem. Yourdon was also a member of the
expert advisory panel on I-CASE acquisition for the
U.S. Department of Defense. Yourdon sits on a number
of boards of directors or advisors and has lectured
at MIT, Harvard, UCLA, Berkeley, and other
universities around the world and has delivered keynote
addresses at many computer conferences. Yourdon
received a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from MIT
and conducted graduate work at MIT and the Polytechnic
Institure of New York.

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-- spider (, November 06, 2000

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