SSU Celebrates Black History Month
Join SSU in learning and highlighting the life of the Godfather of Silicon Valley: Roy L. Clay Sr.
Leading the computer science division at Hewlett-Packard in Silicon Valley in the 1960’s, Roy L. Clay developed and wrote software for the HP 2116A microcomputer (HP’s first minicomputer). He is regarded among the first Black Americans to pave the wave for the booming computer science industry in the USA.
Read this piece highlighting how he was among the pioneers in the high-tech industry: Pioneers in Computer Science: Roy L. Clay Sr., CollegeBoard.com, 2/17/2022: https://elective.collegeboard.org/roy-clay-computer-science-pioneer