Year Inducted / Awarded: 2006
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Timothy ‘Scott’ Case is co-founder of priceline.com, the ‘Name Your Own Price’ Internet service. As Chief Technology Officer, he was responsible for building the technology that enabled priceline.com’s hyper-growth. Moving beyond technology, he successfully launched several priceline.com businesses, including Priceline for Gasoline, by far the firm’s fastest growing business. At the Walker Digital Invention Laboratory, Mr. Case helped build a portfolio of intellectual property, and he is a named inventor on dozens of U.S. patents, including the underlying portfolio for priceline.com. During his final year at UConn, Mr. Case co-founded Precision Training Software, a software company that developed the world’s first PC-based simulated flight instructor and photo-realistic flight simulator. Mr. Case currently serves as the Chairman of Network for Good, a national nonprofit that has distributed $86 million to 20,000 nonprofits. Network for Good provides online fundraising and communications services to over 4,000 nonprofit organizations.
Categories | Keywords: 2006, Academy of Distinguished Engineers