Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame
Bill Gates calls him the smartest man he knows. An inventor, physicist, chef, photographer, author and former CTO of Microsoft, Norwegian-American Nathan Myhrvold is co-founder and CEO of Intellectual Ventures, a company whose mission is to create a financial climate that supports the process of invention, both in-house and independent. Myhrvold is also a chef and author and penned a series of books addressing the science of cooking, entitled Modernist Cuisine. Governor Doug Burgum will present Myhrvold for induction.