Ralph Johnson

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Birthday
7, 1955
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Computer scientist and educator, arguably most recognized as the Research Associate Professor in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Computer Department.

Before Fame

He was preoccupied with computer coding and science as a child, and used this passion to fuel his career.

Trivia

He co-wrote the educational tome, Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, which went on to become highly successful and influential.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Illinois.

Associated With

Both he and designer Eileen Fisher were affiliated with the University of Illinois at one time or another.