Project Manager, Consultant, Nodrouy Inc.
Ed Yourdon has worked in the IT industry for the last 45 years beginning when Digital Equipment Corporation hired him in 1964 to write the FORTRAN math library for the PDP-5 and the assembler for the popular PDP-8 minicomputer. During his career, he has worked on over 25 different mainframe computers and was involved in a number of pioneering computer technologies, such as time-sharing operating systems and virtual memory systems. Ed has been deeply involved in the Internet revolution since it began in the mid-1990s; he has served on Boards of Directors and technical advisory board for numerous high-tech startup companies in the US and India. He has been involved in Enterprise 2.0 since its beginnings in 2002, and he currently consults, lectures, and writes about various aspects of new technologies. He is an internationally-recognized computer consultant, as well as the author of more than two dozen books. Yourdon is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Project Management Institute (PMI), and the International Technology Law Association (ITLA).