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1 Investment in 1 Company
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San Francisco
Website:
http://www.brendaneich.com
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Brendan Eich was founder and long-term CTO at Mozilla. He also served as SVP of Engineering and briefly as CEO. Eich is widely recognized for his enduring contributions to the Internet revolution. In 1995, Eich invented JavaScript (ECMAScript), the Internet’s most widely used programming language. He co-founded the mozilla.org project in 1998, serving as chief architect, and has been a board member of the Mozilla Foundation since its inception in 2003. Brendan helped launch the award-winning Firefox Web browser in November 2004 and Thunderbird e-mail client in December 2004.

In August 2005, Brendan became CTO of Mozilla, and today also manages the product and platform engineering teams. His central focus is guiding the future technical work to keep Mozilla vital and competitive. In the greater Web community, Brendan remains dedicated to driving innovation in Internet technology with his work in JavaScript and with the Mozilla platform.

Brendan holds a bachelor of science in math and computer science from Santa Clara University and a master of science in computer science from the University of Illinois.

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Founder & CEO

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Chief Architect
Aug, 2005
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CTO
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Apr 4, 2014
CEO & SVP of Engineering
Jan, 2013
Mar, 2014
CTO & SVP Engineering
2005
Jan, 2013
CTO
2003
2005
Chief Architect
1995
2003
Principle Engineer/Chief Architect

Investments (1)

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Nov, 2012$25M / Series C

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