Kenneth W Kolence
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Kenneth W. Kolence. (1932 - 2011). American software engineer, software designer, and computer scientist.
- Kenneth Kolence, one of the founders of Boole & Babbage, the first software products company in Silicon Valley. Life-long interest in software engineering and management of the software design process. Introduced to computers at the University of Illinois, his work as a computer programmer and operations manager while in the U.S. Navy and his subsequent career as a manager of the software development process at North American Aviation and Control Data Corporation. Early and on-going interest in measuring computer performance, which led to Boole & Babbage's successful products, Problem Program Evaluator and Configuration Utilization Evaluator.