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The seven Windows Pioneers were:
- Alan Cooper – the "father of Visual Basic"
- Lyle Griffin – created Micrografx Designer, the earliest graphics application for Windows
- Joe Guthridge – led the development of Samna Amí, the first Windows word processor, later renamed Lotus Word Pro
- Ted Johnson – led the development of PageMaker desktop publishing software. Co-founder of Visio Corporation
- Ian Koenig – led the development of the Reuters Terminal financial information software
- Ray Ozzie – created Lotus Notes. Would later (2005-2010) serve as Microsoft's Chief Software Architect
- Charles Petzold – author of Programming Windows series from Microsoft Press, as well as many other programming books for Microsoft
- Press Release on microsoft.com (Jeff Raikes, Group Vice President, Microsoft Information Worker Business)
- Waite, Mitchell (1992). The Waite Group's Visual Basic How-To. Waite Group Press. ISBN 1-878739-09-3, ISBN 978-1-878739-09-4, pp. dedication page
- "Microsoft's Top Software Architect, a Cloud Computing Advocate, Quits". New York Times. October 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-19.
... Heralded as one of the world’s great programmers, Mr. Ozzie, before working for Microsoft, steered the creation of Lotus Notes, a popular e-mail and collaborative workspace software package. Then, during the dot-com boom, he started Groove Networks, another collaboration software maker, that swapped data using more modern techniques. ...
- Ted Johnson bio on Microsoft's site