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Grethe Boe Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Grethe Boe has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the computer engineering industry
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For her services in the formative years of personal computing and her continuing support of the information age, Ms. Be was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who's Who in the World.

    GRAN, NORWAY, August 03, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Grethe Boe a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Ms. Boe celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Boe is a retired Norwegian systems engineer of IBM Norway AS in Oslo, currently offering her services as a freelancing computer consultant and webmaster. She worked for IBM through the '80s and early '90s, in an era when personal computing was entering every home and workplace. It was a prolific period for research and development, and Ms. Be accrued a 1986 IBM Professional Excellence Award as well as IBM Professional Marketing Awards in 1988 and 1990. At IBM, Ms. Boe's special fields were PC architecture, PC to mainframe communication and local area networking. She has later specialized in web development and webmastering.

Born in Oslo to Willi Be and Aslaug Boe Hansen in 1958, Ms. Boe graduated as a Candidata Magisterii from the University of Oslo in 1982. Fresh from the university, she was hired by IBM as a systems engineer, and served the company until 1992. She married oyvind Kvernvold Myhre in May of that year. The couple had two children, Torstein Kvernvold Myhre (b. 1992) and Ingunn Kvernvold Myhre (b. 2000)

Ms. Boe worked to care for her family while offering her services as a freelancing computer consultant and webmaster in her home of Gran. Additionally, she has served her community as a member of the board a number of local organizations, among them the Grymyrgjengen Choir and Theatre Group for Children, Vestre Gran Idrettslag (Western Gran Sports Club), the Gran chapter of Mental Helse (Mental Health) and the Gran Chapter of Foreningen Norden (The Nordic Association). Ms. Boe has also served with the local civic development group Fokus Vestre Gran. In 2013, she served as co-producer and chief IT officer for the outdoor stage play Randsfjordspelet, a play about one of Norway's longest labor conflicts, which took place in the lumber industry in the Randsfjord area in the 1930s.

For her services in the formative years of personal computing and her continuing support of the information age, Ms. Boe was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who's Who in the World and five volumes of Who's Who in Science and Engineering from 2005 to 2017. She enjoys astronomy, history, reading, science fiction, civic work, photography, and studying human languages.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Boe has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.e a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Ms. Boe celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

About Marquis Who's Who :
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.


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