Computer professional bodies are independent professional organizations consisting of computer professionals as its members, both in the public and private, educational, commercial sector of the computing industry to monitor, regularize and provide professional ethics, for the members within the organization.

The list of computer professional below is to inspire individuals, students who desire to become professionals to learn from their achievement and to believe they could do more!

 

Names of computer professionals in the world

Bill Gate Bill Gate is one of the most prominent computer professionals in the world, he is the founder of Microsoft (an American multinational corporation) that specializes in the development manufacture, licensing, supports and sells computer software, customer electronics and other related services around the world.

Bill Gates is also the best-known entrepreneurs of the computer evolution and has been included in Forbes list of wealthiest people with a net worth of US $ 100 Billion (April 2019).

 

Steve Jobs Steve Jobs is an American computer professional, the co-founder of Apple Inc. (A Multinational American Technology company that specializes in designing, developing, selling consumer electronics, computer software and various online services)

Steve Jobs died on the 5th of October 2011, but his discoveries and computer products still live on till today.

 

 

Michael DellMichael Dell is a computer professional and the founder of Dell technologies ( a multinational technology company that specializes in developing, selling, repairs and support of computers which includes laptops, touch screen PCs, servers, storage, monitors, gaming and accessories, related product and services.

According to Forbes Michael, Dell Net worth is US$ 41.3 (May 2019).

 

Tim Bernes-Lee Tim Bernes-Lee is the renowned computer professional, an English Engineer and computer scientist; he’s also the inventor of World Wide Web (www) an internet-based hypermedia initiative for global information sharing, he enabled a system to be able to view web pages.

His definition of URLs, HTTP and HTML were refined as web technology spread. He is one of Time Magazine ‘100 Most Important people of the 20th Century’.

 

James Gosling James Gosling is a renowned computer professional; He is from Canada, a computer scientist wide known as the founder and lead designer behind the programming language called Java.

He is currently a distinguished engineer at Amazon Web Services

 

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds is a distinguish computer professional, a software engineer who is the creator and developer of the Linux kernel, which became the kernel for Linux distribution and also for other operating systems such as Chrome OS and Android operating system.

His Net worth is about $150 Million.

 

Richard Stallman Richard Stallman is a computer professional, an American Programmer, he is popularly known for his activist campaign for the free distribution of software such that the users receive the freedom to use, study, modify and distribute that software.

He launched an operating system that would be put together by people working together for the freedom of all software users to control their computing called the Richard Stallman (rms) in 1983.

 

Ted Codd Ted Codd is a computer professional, a computer scientist who invented the relational model for database management. Codd’s twelve rules are a set of thirteen rules (numbered zero to twelve).

He also developed a widely used approach to the concept of organizing and access data that are embodied in the relational database.

 

 

Raymond F. Boyce Raymond F. Boyce is a computer professional, a computer scientist known for his research in a relational database, his works well known include developing the SQL database language and Boyce-Codd normal form.

A renowned scholar in computer science having published several papers and articles in the computing industry.

 

 

Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak is a renowned computer professional, programmer, technology entrepreneur and the co-founder of Apple Inc. (A Multinational American Technology company that specializes in designing, developing, selling consumer electronics, computer software and various online services).

His A+ jobs helped found the Apple Computer company. His net worth is reported to be about US$ 100 Million

 

The below list of computer professional bodies would help add knowledge and grow your ability to become a computer professional.

 

List of Computer professional bodies in Nigeria;

Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria

Nigeria Computer Society

Nigerian IT Professionals in America (NITPA)

Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN)

 

Other Computer Professional bodies in the world

UK IT Association (UKITA)

Association of Computer Professionals

British Computer Society/Chartered Institute for IT

ISACA