The 1980s were not just a decade of big hair and neon colors, they actually saw major innovation in software. Take a look at the some of the definitive software pioneers of the decade.
This first photo features Peter Norton, who got his start writing DOS-based software programs, such as the UNERASE tool. He is best known for his anti-virus software that he eventually sold to Symantec.
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Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.