Awards & Winners

Reynold B. Johnson

Date of Birth 16-July-1906
Place of Birth Minnesota
(United States of America, United States, with Territories, Contiguous United States)
Also know as Reynold Johnson
Reynold B. Johnson was an American inventor and computer pioneer. A long-time employee of IBM, Johnson is said to be the "father" of the disk drive. Other inventions include automatic test scoring equipment and the videocassette tape.

Awards by Reynold B. Johnson

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National Medal of Technology and Innovation
(Introduction and development of magnetic disk storage for computers that provided access to virtually unlimited amounts of information in fractions of a second and is the basis for time sharing systems and storage of millions of records. Over $10 billion in annual sales and over 100,000 jobs arose from this development.)