Neil Gunther

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Birthday
15, 1950
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Famous for creating the computer software known as "Pretty Damn Quick" and for developing a scalable applications process termed the "Guerrilla approach," he also notably formulated the Universal Law of Computational Scalability.

Before Fame

He began performing his first scientific experiments at the age of ten and went on to attend La Trobe University and the University of Southampton. He later worked for Xerox PARC and Pyramid Technology and eventually founded the Performance Dynamics Company.

Trivia

Early in his career, he worked on a space mission material project headed by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He held memberships in the Computer Measurement Group, the Association for Computing Machinery, and a number of other high-profile organizations.

Family Life

The son of an electrical plant executive, he was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of fellow computer scientist Robert Sedgewick.