American engineer and inventor who helped develop the ISA bus, and was the leader in the design team for the making of a one-gigahertz computer processor chip.
He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee and a master's degree from Florida Atlantic University.
He was inducted in the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1997.
He grew up with family in Jefferson, Tennessee.
He gained fame for his work in computers like Bill Gates.