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"It's the people, stupid!" UW CSE Entrepreneurship

Summary: "It's the people, stupid!"
UW CSE Entrepreneurship:
A Snapshot of People
Jeff Dean, Google Fellow, responsible for 4 generations of Google's crawling and indexing
service, MapReduce, BigTable, etc.; Member of National Academy of Engineering
Udi Manber, Google VP of Engineering, world leader in search technology as a
professor (Wisconsin, Arizona), then at Yahoo!, Amazon.com, A9, and Google
Brian Pinkerton, as a UW CSE Ph.D. student in 1994, developed WebCrawler the first
successful full-text full-page Web search engine, which he took to AOL and later to Excite
Jeremy Jaech, co-founder of Aldus (invented desktop publishing with PageMaker),
then co-founder and CEO of Visio (object-oriented constraint-based drawing)
Loren Carpenter, created the first computer-generated film ("Vol Libre"), Chief Scientist at
Pixar, Academy Award winner
Rob Short, former Microsoft Corporate VP for Windows Core Technology, inventor
of Plug and Play, head of 600-person group responsible for Windows XP design
Wen-Hann Wang, VP Intel Labs, architect for Intel P6 and Xeon families
Global leader in RFID technology
UW CSE Entrepreneurship:
A Snapshot of Startups
Airfare price prediction (acquired by Microsoft as the foundation of Bing Travel)


Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences