Howard Locker

Howard Locker is the CTO of IBM's Desktop development responsible for managing IBM's desktop technology portfolioMr. Locker joined IBM in 1980 as a Development Engineer in Boca Raton, Florida. He has worked on desktop personal computers since 1984. He has held numerous development and management positions in desktop computers.In 1984, he became development manager for hard drive adapter cards for IBM's XT and AT programs. In January 1987 he became development manager for IBM's initial desktop multimedia efforts.In June of 1992, Howard was named architectural manager for IBM's commercial desktop portfolio. IBM named Howard a Senior Technical Staff Member in 1996 in recognition of his outstanding development efforts on IBM desktops.He is an active member of the Arapahoe Steering Committee and has been active in the development and promotion of many personal computing standards, including PCI, AGP, ATA and Gigabit Ethernet.Mr. Locker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and has 23 Patents granted in Personal Computing technology.

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