Scorpio Engineers

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 1 Amar Bose

Amar Bose
Famous As: Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer
Birthdate: November 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Died: July 12, 2013

Amar Bose was an American academic, entrepreneur, sound engineer, and electrical engineer. Bose served as a professor at MIT for more than 45 years. He is also credited with founding a manufacturing company called Bose Corporation where he served as the chairman. In 2008, Amar Bose was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. 

 2 Tim Cook

Tim Cook
Famous As: Chief Executive Officer of Apple
Birthdate: November 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Since taking over as the CEO of Apple, Inc. in 2011, till 2020, Tim Cook has, through his dedication, doubled its profits. He was the first Fortune 500 CEO to “come out” as gay, in 2014. A devoted philanthropist, Tim intends to donate most of his stocks to charity.
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 3 Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey
Famous As: CEO of Twitter
Birthdate: November 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

As the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey continues to influence the lives of millions around the world. Also a well-known philanthropist, Dorsey is credited with funding 600 public school projects in Missouri. A prolific donator, Jack Dorsey has donated $24 million as part of various relief efforts. He also donated $10 million to Boston University.

 4 Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby
Famous As: Inventor of integrated circuit
Birthdate: November 8, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jefferson City
Died: June 20, 2005

Nobel Prize-winning engineer Jack Kilby is best remembered for his contribution to the development of the integrated circuit. Born to an electrical engineer, he had his first brush with gadgets as an amateur radio operator. Initially a Texas Instruments employee, he later also taught at the Texas A&M University.

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 5 Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng
Famous As: CEO of Tencent
Birthdate: October 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chaoyang, Shantou

Chinese business magnate Ma Huateng, or Pony Ma, is best known as the founder, chairman, and CEO of the technology giant Tencent. His company owns the messaging app WeChat. One of CEOWORLD’s Most Powerful People in the World, he was a delegate of the 12th National People's Congress.

 6 Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson
Famous As: Engineer, Guitarist, Audio engineer, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: November 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hemel Hempstead

 7 Gene Haas

Gene Haas
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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 8 Ren Zhengfei

Ren Zhengfei
Famous As: CEO of Huawei
Birthdate: October 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zhenning Buyei and Miao Autonomous County, Anshun, China

Ren Zhengfei is a Chinese engineer and entrepreneur. He is credited with founding Huawei, the second-largest manufacturer of smartphones and the largest manufacturer of telecommunications equipment in the world. He also serves as the CEO of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. In 2005, Ren Zhengfei was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

 9 Jerry Yang

Jerry Yang
Famous As: Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.
Birthdate: November 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taipei

Jerry Yang is a Taiwanese-American billionaire internet entrepreneur, computer programmer, and venture capitalist. Yang is credited with co-founding Yahoo! Inc. where he also served as the CEO from 2007 to 2009. Jerry Yang is also credited with founding a venture capital firm named AME Cloud Ventures.

 10 Soichiro Honda

Soichiro Honda
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: November 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Died: August 5, 1991

 11 Lisa Su

Lisa Su
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: November 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tainan, Taiwan

Born in Taiwan, Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD, moved to the US at age 3. Lisa eventually earned a PhD in electrical engineering from MIT. Named to the Forbes America’s Self-Made Women 2020 list, she is also the first woman recipient of the IEEE Robert Noyce Medal.

 12 Bill Joy

Bill Joy
Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer
Birthdate: November 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit

 13 Paul Buchheit

Paul Buchheit
Famous As: Computer Engineer
Birthdate: November 7, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Webster, New York, United States

Paul Buchheit is an American entrepreneur and computer engineer. He is credited with creating Gmail and developing a prototype of Google AdSense. In 2007, he launched FriendFeed, which was later acquired by Facebook. In 2011, Paul Buchheit was honored with the Economist Innovation Award. Also a noted philanthropist, Paul Buchheit has made donations to several health organizations.

 14 Caglar Ertugrul

Caglar Ertugrul
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karşıyaka, İzmir Province İzmir, Turkey

 15 George Barris

George Barris
Famous As: automotive designer
Birthdate: November 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: November 5, 2015

 16 Robin Li

Robin Li
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor, Businessperson, Computer scientist
Birthdate: November 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yangquan

 17 Peter Munk

Peter Munk
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest

Peter Munk was a Hungarian-Canadian investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is credited with founding numerous high-profile business ventures, such as Clairtone Sound Corporation Limited, Barrick Gold Corporation, and TrizecHahn Corporation. He also helped found the Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable Foundation which has given away over $300 million to various non-profit organizations that aim at improving the lives of Canadians.

 18 Süleyman Demirel

Süleyman Demirel
Famous As: Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: November 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Isparta Province
Died: June 17, 2015
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 19 Roy Thomas Baker

Roy Thomas Baker
Famous As: Record producer, Audio engineer, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hampstead

 20 Milton Bradley

Milton Bradley
Famous As: Publisher, Writer
Birthdate: November 8, 1836
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Maine
Died: May 30, 1911

 21 Chris Sawyer

Chris Sawyer
Famous As: engineer, programmer
Birthdate: October 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 22 Peter Norton

Peter Norton
Famous As: Art collector, Programmer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: November 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aberdeen
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 23 Charles K. Kao

Charles K. Kao
Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: November 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: September 23, 2018

Nobel Prize-winning Chinese physicist Charles K. Kao is best remembered for his discovery of how light is transmitted through fibre-optic cables. Named the Godfather of Broadband, he was also knighted by the U.K. Following his diagnosis of Alzheimer disease, he co-founded the Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer’s Disease.

 24 Rudy Van Gelder

Rudy Van Gelder
Famous As: Recording engineer
Birthdate: November 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 25, 2016

 25 Liviu Dragnea

Liviu Dragnea
Famous As: Engineer, Politician
Birthdate: October 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gratia

 26 Helmuth Koinigg

Helmuth Koinigg
Famous As: Formula One driver, Engineer, Sportsperson
Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 6, 1974

 27 Harry Ferguson

Harry Ferguson
Famous As: Mechanic
Birthdate: November 4, 1884
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dromore, Northern Ireland
Died: October 25, 1960

 28 Umberto Agnelli

Umberto Agnelli
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Politician, Engineer, Businessperson
Birthdate: November 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne
Died: May 28, 2004

 29 Arthur Rudolph

Arthur Rudolph
Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: November 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stepfershausen
Died: January 1, 1996

 30 Jamie Zawinski

Jamie Zawinski
Famous As: Engineer, Programmer, Nightclub owner, Computer scientist
Birthdate: November 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh

 31 Phil Katz

Phil Katz
Famous As: Programmer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: November 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milwaukee
Died: April 14, 2000

 32 Omar Alghabra

Omar Alghabra
Famous As: Engineer, Politician
Birthdate: October 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saudi Arabia
Canadian politician Omar Alghabra is currently serving as the minister of transport. He was elected to the House of Commons in the 2006 election. Alghabra also served as the Member of Parliament for Mississauga—Erindale from 2006 to 2008. A longtime community activist, Alghabra has worked in various roles with General Electric Canada, Enbala Power, and the Ontario Energy Board.

 33 Nick Holonyak

Nick Holonyak
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zeigler, Illinois, United States

 34 Anil Kakodkar

Anil Kakodkar
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barwani

Anil Kakodkar is an Indian mechanical engineer and nuclear physicist who served as the director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) from 1996 to 2000. He is one of the core members of the team which conducted Pokharan II nuclear tests. Over the course of his career, Kakodkar has received several prestigious awards, such as the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.

 35 Andrei Tupolev

Andrei Tupolev
Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: November 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tver Governorate
Died: December 23, 1972

 36 G. Madhavan Nair

G. Madhavan Nair
Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: October 31, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kulasekaram

G. Madhavan Nair is an Indian space scientist who played a key role in the development of space technology while serving as the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). He is also credited with establishing the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology in Kerala. In 2009, Nair was honored with the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award.

 37 Alexander Lippisch

Alexander Lippisch
Famous As: Aeronautical Engineer
Birthdate: November 2, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: February 11, 1976

 38 Richard G. Scott

Richard G. Scott
Famous As: Nuclear engineer
Birthdate: November 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pocatello
Died: September 22, 2015

Richard G. Scott was an American religious leader and scientist. He played a prominent role in the development of the Mormon Church, serving as an important member of one of the Church's governing bodies, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Before becoming an important member of the Church, Scott worked for Naval Reactors as a nuclear engineer. 

 39 Galileo Ferraris

Galileo Ferraris
Famous As: physicist, engineer, inventor
Birthdate: October 30, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Livorno Ferraris
Died: February 7, 1897

Galileo Ferraris was an Italian university professor, physicist, and electrical engineer. He was one of the pioneers of AC power system. He is also credited to be the inventor of the three-phase induction motor although he never patented his work. He worked at the Italian Industrial Institution and later at the Italian Electrotechnical Association.

 40 Albert Espinosa

Albert Espinosa
Famous As: Writer, Screenwriter, Engineer, Film director
Birthdate: November 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona

A qualified industrial engineer, Albert Espinosa was diagnosed with cancer at age 14 and lost a leg, among other body parts, to the disease. Following his recovery, he ventured into screenwriting and also penned bestsellers such as The Yellow World. His life inspired the series The Red Band Society.

 41 Marcian Hoff

Marcian Hoff
Famous As: Engineer, Inventor, Computer scientist
Birthdate: October 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rochester

 42 Charles Bedaux

Charles Bedaux
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: October 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: near Paris or Charonton, France
Died: February 18, 1944

Charles Bedaux was a French-American millionaire and production engineer. He is credited with developing the Bedaux System, which decides the amount of money to be paid for a given amount of time. A reliable management consultant, Charles Bedaux worked closely with Nazis and British royalty alike.

 43 Eva Zeisel

Eva Zeisel
Famous As: Sculptor, Ceramist
Birthdate: November 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: December 30, 2011

 44 Emil Škoda

Emil Škoda
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 18, 1839
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia
Died: August 8, 1900

 45 Max Mathews

Max Mathews
Famous As: Musical Artist
Birthdate: November 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nebraska, United States
Died: April 21, 2011

 46 Frank Piasecki

Frank Piasecki
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: October 24, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 11, 2008

Aeronautical engineer Frank Piasecki was the first American to get a helicopter pilot’s license. Remembered as the pioneer of the tandem rotor design of helicopters, also known as the Flying Banana model. The National Medal of Technology winner had also designed the first helicopter for the American navy.

 47 Robert Stirling

Robert Stirling
Famous As: Clergyman
Birthdate: October 25, 1790
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Perthshire, Scotland
Died: June 6, 1878

 48 Robert Esnault-Pelterie

Robert Esnault-Pelterie
Famous As: Aviation pioneer
Birthdate: November 8, 1881
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 6, 1957
French aircraft designer Robert Esnault-Pelterie was the first to build ailerons for maintaining lateral control. He also coined the term astronautics. He pioneered several designs of monoplanes and was named to the International Space Hall of Fame. There is a crater on the Moon that bears his name.

 49 Oskar Barnack

Oskar Barnack
Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: November 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lynow, Germany
Died: January 16, 1936

Oskar Barnack was a German photographer and inventor. He is credited with building a device, which would later become the first successful 35mm still-camera. Barnack developed the camera, which was named Leica, at the Leitz Company where he was working as an engineer. Oskar Barnack is also credited with creating news images, which he made with his 35 mm camera.

 50 Alexandre Darracq

Alexandre Darracq
Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: November 10, 1855
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: November 2, 1931
Alexandre Darracq was a French engineer, investor, cycle manufacturer and automobile manufacturer. He established Automobiles Darracq France in Suresnes and was one of the first to plan mass production of motor vehicles. By 1904, Darracq was producing more than ten percent of all automobiles in France. He also built racing cars and founded a school for racing drivers.