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11/30/2007 Past Hall of Fame Celebrations
9th Annual UTC Hall of Fame Celebration

Inductees: Bernard Daines, Father of Gigabit Ethernet and James LeVoy Sorenson, Medical Device Pioneer. Keynote: Paul Otellini, President and CEO, Intel 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. The theme for this year’s black-tie invited gala was “Celebrate Discovery” and it was held at the Grand America Hotel on November 30.  Photo Gallery

2007 Hall of Fame Inductees

James LeVoy Sorenson - "Medical Device Pioneer"
James LeVoy Sorenson, a renowned American entrepreneur, invented and produced many ingenious medical devices that are standard equipment in health care today. He is known foremost for developing the computerized heart monitor, which was the first device able to accurately monitor conditions inside a living human heart. Among Mr. Sorenson’s other inventions are the first disposable paper surgical mask, the first plastic venous catheter and the first blood recycling system for trauma and surgical procedures. With more than 40 medical patents, it is likely that a Sorenson medical innovation is at work in every operating room and intensive care unit in the United States. A renowned American entrepreneur, invented and produced many ingenious medical devices that are standard equipment in health care today. He is known foremost for developing the computerized heart monitor, which was the first device able to accurately monitor conditions inside a living human heart. Among Mr. Sorenson’s other inventions are the first disposable paper surgical mask, the first plastic venous catheter and the first blood recycling system for trauma and surgical procedures. With more than 40 medical patents, it is likely that a Sorenson medical innovation is at work in every operating room and intensive care unit in the United States. [
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Bernard Daines - "Father of Fast and Gigabit Ethernet"
Bernard Daines
has a rich legacy of innovation spanning several decades of achievements in the network communications industry, and is widely recognized as an expert in Ethernet technology. Mr. Daines has been instrumental in the development of the IEEE standards and innovative solutions for Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet, as well as establishing the markets for Ethernet in the Local Area Network, the Ethernet Metro Area Network, and Ethernet in the First Mile. His contributions to the advancement of the networking industry have been widely recognized on a global basis. [
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2007 Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker

otelliniPaul Otellini
President & CEO, Intel

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