Dennis Hayes Biography

                             Dennis Hayes 

Dennis Hayes was born in 1950 he was the founder of Hayes Microcomputer company, better known as the modem manufacturer then has been used in most modems manufactured today. He left Georgia Institute of Technology in the mid-1970s to work in a communications company, National Data Corporation in Atlanta, a company that handles electronic funds transfer and credit card authorization. Work of Hayes' is to set the modem connection to NDC's customers. She met Dale Heatherington at the Company's National Data Corporation.

Together they develop and market high-quality modem for the first IBM PC, and building a company called Hayes Communications. While Heatherington left the company to retire early, Hayes runs the company to bankruptcy in 1998. Dennis C. Hayes found a modem for personal computers (PCs) in 1977, whose results can establish the most important technologies that make today's world can be always online, and raised the Internet industry to grow. He first sold the products called Hayes modem to the computer enthusiast par in April 1977, and then set up a DC Hayes Associates, Inc., Later known as Hayes Corp.., In January 1978. Quality and innovation of products produced in Hayes performance improvement and cost reduction so as to lead the industry in the transition from leased line modems to intelligent dial-up modem for the PC.

By the time he started the company, Hayes has more than 10 years working with computer systems ranging from large to small, telecommunications, electronics manufacturing and product development. During the lecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Hayes participated in co-operation program that works for AT & T Long Lines. Then he joined the Financial Data Services where he worked on a system with 4-bit microprocessor first. After completing his studies at Georgia Institute of Technology, Hayes went to work for the National Data

Corporation, where he developed a microcomputer-based system to be connected to the network. Hayes subsequently attending the School of Management and Strategic Studies at Western Behavior Sciences Institute.

Company D. C. Hayes Associates was founded in the home begins Hayes, where he started with an investment of $ 5,000, and then jumped into the lead company in the world IT industry. His first product is the modem board to bus s-100 and then to the Apple II computer. Solve the problem of inter-face (interface) that enables computers to use a standard serial port to control the modem functions through software, he found a command set for Hayes Standard AT was first introduced to the PC modem in the month of June 1981.

Further product Hayes, Smartmodem quickly becoming a standard modem compatibility has been carefully measured, so the company then began to develop rapidly. For over 20 years serving as Chairman in Hayes Corp., He led the company as a visionary who saw a golden opportunity to develop communication tools and virtual workplace PC. After successfully steering the company conducted a merger, which eventually led to a new company became a public company has a policy of the Corporation to Dennis C. Hayes, Hayes then decided to retired as Chairman at the end of 1998, to then continue their interest in other industries, including pad Association of Online Professionals.

In Spartanburg, South Carolina, Hayes is also active in the social community asisoasi other industries. He served as founder and co-chairman of the Public Policy Committee of CompTIA, The Computing Technology Industry Association, Founding Chairman of the Georgia High Tech Alliance, and established a Board Member of the Georgia Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology. Hayes was one of four people who are included in Georgia's Technology Hall of Fame. He still serves as Chairman at the Association of Online Professionals, a merger with U.S. Internet Industry Association.

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