Symantec in 1982 by Gary Hendrix was established with funding from a National Research Foundation. Symantec initially focused on projects with a focus on artificial intelligence. Hendrix several natural language processing researchers from Stanford University hired as the first employee of the company. In 1984, C & E was purchased by smaller companies. The company was founded by Dennis Coleman and Gordon Lee Ayvbank be managed and chaired Ayvbank. The company combines Symantec name was adopted and Ayvbank CEO. The company’s first product, Q & A in 1985 was released. This application is a database management tool and a word processing application was presented to the user.