During his 42 year career at @IBM, Paul W. Case Jr. worked on the company’s first stored programmable computer in 1951, and helped develop the next four generations of IBM computers.
Case presented a paper titled “The Recording, Checking and Printing of Logic Diagrams” at the ACM Eastern Meeting in 1958, which has come to be considered a foundational work in the field of Design Automation. Case continued to be recognized as a leader in Design Automation and served as Director of Design Automation for Worldwide IBM Laboratories from 1970 to 1973.
Now in his 90s, Case continues to invent, and recently received a US patent for a new hardware-based design to enhance cybersecurity. In this People of ACM Interview, Case discusses Moore’s Law as it applies to Design Automation and how to effective manage teams of engineers, among other topics.http://ow.ly/13KZ301JgEs