David C. Evans, chairman of the board of Evans & Sutherland, a company that produces high performance three-dimensional computer graphics systems, has been named to the hall of fame in the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business.
He will become the fifth member of the hall of fame, according to John W. Seybolt, school dean. He said the hall was established in 1988 to recognize distinguished business leaders whose contributions to their industry set them apart from all others in the field.Evans founded the U.'s Computer Science Department and since has guided E&S to a $130 million per-year developer of graphics simulators and work stations.
Seybolt said Evans was honored "because of his unequaled ability to transfer technological innovation into business success. Evans and his students and proteges exemplify the highest quality of business leadership."
Previous inductees are former Michigan Gov. George Romney; Spencer F. Eccles, chairman and chief executive officer of First Security Corp.; Richard L. Warner, president of R. L. Warner Enterprises; and Joseph Rosenblatt, president of Eimco, community leader and philanthropist.
Evans was inducted into the hall of fame during a reception and dinner in conjunction with the business school's national advisory board meeting.