At the start: Pat McGovern and the birth of Computerworld

By Lucas Mearian

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Much like those tech startups that were born in garages — Hewlett-Packard and Apple, for instance — Computerworld was being run by MIT graduate Patrick J. McGovern Jr. out of his colonial-style home. He was 30 at the time, and had started the IT publication just three years after founding International Data Corporation (IDC).

Much like those tech startups that were born in garages — Hewlett-Packard and Apple, for instance — Computerworld was being run by MIT graduate Patrick J. McGovern Jr. out of his colonial-style home. He was 30 at the time, and had started the IT publication just three years after founding International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Source:: IT Management