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Reynold B. Johnson

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Reynold B. Johnson was born in Minnesota on July 16, 1906. Inventor and computer pioneer who invented the the first computer hard disk drive while working for IBM in 1956. He also invented the videocassette tape while working for Sony. President Ronald Reagan awarded him the National Medal of Technology in 1986. He developed the technology to convert the pencil-marked cards to be converted to punch cards readable by computers, which became popular in both the private and public sector businesses.

On Popular Bio, He is one of the successful Computer Scientists. He has ranked on the list of those famous people who were born on July 16, 1906. He is one of the Richest Computer scientists who was born in Minnesota. He also has a position among the list of Most popular Computer Scientists.

Short Profile
First NameReynold
Last NameJohnson
ProfessionComputer Scientist
DiedSep 15, 1998 ( age 92)
Birth SignCancer
Birth DateJuly 16, 1906
Birth PlaceMinnesota


Johnson was sent to IBM’s West Coast Laboratory in San Jose, California, in 1952. Johnson led a team of researchers who invented disk data storage technology, which IBM marketed as the IBM 305 RAMAC in 1956. Despite the fact that the first disk drive was primitive by today’s standards, it ushered in a multibillion-dollar industry. He invented the microphonograph technology utilized in the Fisher-Price “Talk to Me Books” after retiring from IBM in 1971. A Toy of the Year award was given to the Talk to Me Books. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan awarded him the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Since 1991, the IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems Award has been given to a small team or an individual who has made remarkable contributions to information storage systems. In 1996, Johnson received the Franklin Institute’s Certificate of Merit.

Johnson died of melanoma in Palo Alto, California, in 1998, at the age of 92.

Reynold B. Johnson Net Worth

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According to Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb & Various Online resources, famous Computer Scientist Reynold B. Johnson’s net worth is $1-5 Million before He died. He earned the money being a professional Computer Scientist. He is from Minnesota.

Reynold B. Johnson’s Net Worth:
$1-5 Million

Estimated Net Worth in 2021$1-5 Million
Previous Year’s Net Worth (2020)$1-5 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Computer Scientist (profession).
Net Worth Verification StatusNot Verified

Age, Height & Body Measurements

Reynold B. Johnson died on Sep 15, 1998 ( age 92). Reynold B. Johnson’s height Unknown & weight Not Available right. Full body measurements, dress & shoe size will be updated soon.

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Facts About Reynold B. Johnson

  1. Reynold B. Johnson has been died on Sep 15, 1998 ( age 92).
  2. Birthday July 16, 1906.
  3. Birth Sign Cancer.
  4. The first disk drive he built was made up of 50 double-sided magnetic disks, each 24 inches in diameter, and together weighing a ton; it stored 5 megabytes of data.