Made the PC Better
Mark Deans life
Born March 2, 1957 in Jefferson City, Tennessee.
Grandfather worked as a high school principal.
Father worked as a supervisor for the Tennessee Valley Authority Dam.
Jefferson City High School
University of Tennessee
Florida Atlantic University
Developed the ISA systems
Invented the color PC monitor
The first gigahertz chip
First African American named as a IBM Fellow
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Black Engineer of the Year Presidents Award
At age 57:
Married and has a son
Vice President of Performance for IBM
"A lot of kids growing up today aren't told that you can be whatever you want to be" says Dr. Mark Dean
Without him we wouldn't have the laptops today. Have a nice day.
Or is it?
This is Tennesee the state Mark was born.
What Mark looks like
IBM's First Computer
This picture is IBM's first computer. The computer that Mark upgraded looks like the computers today. (The things he upgraded on the first computer is the Gigahertz chip and Color PC monitor.