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12/2/2005 Past Hall of Fame Celebrations
7th Annual UTC Hall of Fame Celebration

Inductees: Homer Warner and Drew Major. Keynote: Mark Hurd, CEO, HP 

Friday, December 2, 2005 at the Little America

The Annual Hall of Fame event honors individuals with Utah ties who have made global contributions to the information technology and life science industries through new technology, innovation and leadership. 

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2005 Hall of Fame Inductees

Drew Major - "Lead Architect and Developer of NetWare"

Drew Major was one of the founders of Novell and the lead architect and developer of NetWare for over 15 years. In 1981 Drew and his partners Kyle Powell, Dale Neibaur and Mark Hurst saw the value of enabling PCs to share files and other resources via local area networks (LAN). By 1991 NetWare was the “killer app” that was driving PC and most LAN deployments. Drew was inducted into the National Computer Industry Hall of Fame in 1999. He continues to be a passionate developer of high performance network server software.  

was one of the founders of Novell and the lead architect and developer of NetWare for over 15 years. In 1981 Drew and his partners Kyle Powell, Dale Neibaur and Mark Hurst saw the value of enabling PCs to share files and other resources via local area networks (LAN). By 1991 NetWare was the “killer app” that was driving PC and most LAN deployments. Drew was inducted into the National Computer Industry Hall of Fame in 1999. He continues to be a passionate developer of high performance network server software.  [Bio Video] [Speech Video]

   
Dr. Homer Warner - "A Father of Medical Informatics"
A Morris Collen award recipient, Dr. Homer Warner, pioneered many aspects of computer applications to medicine. He was the first chair of the Department of Medical Informatics at the University of Utah, the first medical school in the U.S. to formally organize a medical informatics degree. He also served as CIO for the U’s Health Sciences Center, as president of the American College of Medical Informatics (with an award named in his honor), and was actively involved with the National Institutes of Health. [Bio Video] [Speech Video]
   
2005 Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker
Mark Hurd, Chairman, CEO and President, HP
markhurdhof2011 Prior to joining HP in March 2005, Hurd spent 25 years at NCR Corp., culminating in his two-year tenure as chief executive officer and president. His leadership was marked by successful efforts to improve operating efficiency, bolster the position of NCR’s product line and build a strong leadership team.
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