Guy (Bud) Tribble, Apple Computer

Guy (Bud) TribbleGuy (Bud) Tribble, one of the industry's top experts in software design and object-oriented programming, is vice president of Software Technology for Apple. He was the manager of the original Macintosh Software team and helped to design the Mac OS and user interface.

Tribble rejoined Apple in 2002 from Apple from Eazel Inc., where he was vice president of Engineering leading development of next generation user interface software and Internet services for Linux computers. Previously, Tribble was CTO for the Sun-Netscape Alliance, responsible for guiding Internet and e-commerce software R&D.; Tribble also helped found NeXT Computer, where he was vice president of Software Engineering and a key architect of the NextStep operating system.

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