Richard B. Wirthlin

Richard B. Wirthlin

Richard B. Wirthlin economist He is best known as President Reagan’s strategist and pollster.  At the White House, he was a close and trusted advisor to President Reagan.  He directed all of the President’s opinion surveys, analyzed trends and regularly...
Roger Porter

Roger Porter

Roger Porter economist He served for more than a decade in senior economic policy positions in the White House, most recently as Assistant to the President for Economic and Domestic Policy from 1989-1993.  He served as Director of the White House Office of Policy...
Kim Peek

Kim Peek

Kim Peek mega-savant 1951-2009 Kim Peek,  inspired the 1988 movie “Rain Man,” Peek, Died when he was 58, He was  likely the world’s most famous savant, enduring mental handicaps while at the same time possessing extraordinary gifts of memory and...
Sandy Petersen

Sandy Petersen

Sandy Petersen computer game designer He is a member of the Gaming Hall of Fame (1990), and was involved  in the production of such award winning game titles as Civilization,Doom, Doom 2, Quake, Rise of Rome, Age of Kings, The Conquerors, Age of Empires 3, and The War...
Drew Major

Drew Major

Drew Major computer software engineer He helped develop the original NetWare, and has played an integral role in designing and developing every release of the Network Operating System which seems to be everywhere. In 2000, Drew was inducted into the Computer Hall of...
Tom Hales

Tom Hales

Tom Hales mathematician He is a professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan who proved a long standing conjecture about the optimal stacking method of spheres. Source: Famous LDS Scientists After receiving his PhD from Princeton in 1986, Tom Hales took up a...
Robert G. Freeman

Robert G. Freeman

Robert G. Freeman Oracle Consultant Robert is a Principal Engineer and Team Manager at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He is the author of eleven popular Oracle books including the best selling Oracle RMAN Backup and Recovery series and the Oracle...
Bernard Daines

Bernard Daines

Bernard Daines Creator of new and innovative cluster computing solutions In 1999 Time magazine did an article on the 100 people most likely to influence the next century and included Bernard on the list. Daines is widely recognized as instrumental in pioneering ...
Edwin Catmull

Edwin Catmull

Edwin Catmull computer animation Computer animation pioneer; co-founder of Pixar From CNN A COMPANY like Pixar wasn’t what Ed Catmull had in mind when he first hatched his plan to use computers to make animated films. But in hindsight, this company...
James Cannon

James Cannon

James Cannon mathematician He is a professor of mathematics at BYU who played a key role in the classification of simple groups. Source: Famous LDS...
Alan Ashton

Alan Ashton

Alan Ashton computer software engineer Dr. Ashton deserves credit for his pioneering work in word processing that has forever changed the way we use computers. Since selling his ownership in WordPerfect he has built Thanksgiving Point. Ashton is the grandson of late...

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