Computer Dictionary/Alan F. Shugart
co-founded Seagate Technology. Alan Shugart left Shugart Associates in 1974 [did he quit or was he fired?] and took a break from the disk-drive business. In 1979, he and [[Computer Dictionary/Finis Conner|Finis Conner]] founded a new company that at first was called Shugart Technology and later Seagate Technology.