Mr. Ronald C. Whittemore was recently inducted into the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) Hall of Fame


LAS VEGAS, NV – 02-27-2020 ( — Mr. Ronald C. Whittemore, is a Senior Gold Medalist, Renowned long-distance runner, jumper and Former Computer Programming Expert.  He was recently inducted into the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) Hall of Fame.

While inclusion with the international Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 10 honored IAOTP members are inducted into the exclusive Hall of Fame. These special honorees are distinguished based on their longevity in their fields, their contributions they have made to society and the impact they had on their industries. Mr. Whittemore will be honored at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala at the end of this year in New York City at the Plaza Hotel for not only this award but also for his selection as a Lifetime Achievement recipient.

Mr. Whittemore is being recognized for this honor for having over 5 decades of professional experience in Computer Programming.  He was recently honored at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala in Las Vegas at the Bellagio Hotel, as Top Former Computer Program Manager of the Year for 2019. As a world-renowned Computer Programming expert, Mr. Whittemore will be inducted into IAOTP’s Hall of Fame.

Mr. Whittemore has devoted a significant part of his life to his career.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Nathaniel Hawthorne College in Antrim, New Hampshire and graduated magna cum laude from programming school. Datamann, Inc financed Mr. Whittemore’s education because of his pivotal role in the field and requirements and developments were changing and requiring more from professionals.  

His effective leadership as a Computer Programming Manager, proves his dedication and excellence. His previous roles served were: Computer Programmer at the Cross Company in Hartford, Vermont, Senior Programmer with Joy Manufacturing and Computac LLC, and as Programming Manager at Datamann, Inc until he retired. 

Having such a remarkable impact on the Computer Programming industry, Mr. Whittemore was recognized worldwide for his initiative and allegiance to his profession.  For 2019, he graced the front cover of TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and was selected for IAOTP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He also was featured on the famous Reuters building in Times Square, NYC.  He was chosen as Top Former Computer Programming Expert of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) and was the recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award given by Marquis Who’s Who.  Mr. Whittemore has been featured in numerous publications including Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, the 21st edition of Who’s Who in the East, several editions of Who’s Who in the World, the sports section of the Eagle Times, and In The Valley News. He has been affiliated with a number of organizations in his community such as serving as President of the Claremont Bridge Club, Former President of the Claremont Men’s Softball League, Fellow of the Data Processing Management Association, past post commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, member of the Knights of Columbus and he sits on the board of directors of Circle 8 Square Dancemade. 

Aside from his successful career, Mr. Whittemore served in the United States Navy and Air Force. He has made a name for himself as an amateur athlete. Mr. Whittemore received three gold medals at the Senior Olympic Games held in Burlington, Vermont. He is a renowned long-distance runner and jumper. He competed in the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mr. Whittemore, won the First Place Gold Medal in the long jump, triple jump and 100-meter dash events at the 2018 National Senior Games in Vermont.  He also qualified for and attended every National Senior Games since 1995. He ran the Boston Marathon in 1961 and holds the record in Claremont for the most consecutive days gone running, the second longest in the state of New Hampshire. After struggling with three heart attacks and a blood transfusion, he limited himself to short distance running, long jumps and triple jumps.

Mr. Whittemore says his greatest accomplishment has been surviving 4 heart attacks while still training to do the Triple Jump where he received the Silver Medal and he jumped far enough to be number 4 overall of all the Senior Games ever held.  His record wasn’t broken in 2015 2017 or 2019. He is still Number 4 and also #10 in the world and tied for #2 in the USA. The greatest thrill for him was that his wife Lillian was able to see it.

For the future, he hopes to continue to be a competitive sports enthusiast and hopes his story of remaining active and defying the odds with his heart condition at 80 years old will enlighten and inspire people to never give up.  In his spare time, he enjoys running, chess, softball, reading, bicycling and spending time with his wife Lois and daughter Debbie. Mr. Whittemore attributes his success to his education, mentors he has had along the way and staying passionate in all his endeavors. 

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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