John Socha

Programmer, Author

1958 –

73

Who is John Socha?

John Socha-Leialoha is a software developer best known for creating Norton Commander, the first orthodox file manager. The original Norton Commander was written for DOS. Over the years, Socha's design for file management has been extended and cloned many times.

John grew up in the woods of Wisconsin, earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin–Madison, and his PhD in Applied Physics from Cornell University. He now lives in Bellevue, Washington with his wife and son.

Starting at September 2010, John began working at Microsoft officially.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1958
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"John Socha." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 25 Jun 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/john_socha>.

Discuss this John Socha biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net