Peter Norton, philanthropist and retired computer software entrepreneur, made his mark in the computer industry as a programmer, businessman, and author. He is best known for his computer program—Norton AntiVirus—and his books and magazine columns of technical explanations of personal computers.
Norton sold his software business to Symantec Corporation in 1990 to devote time to civic affairs, philanthropy, and art collecting.
Norton serves on the boards of directors of numerous organizations, including Reed College, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art.
Standing Committee: Technology Transfer and Innovation