Kurt Akeley

"We would start with a highly complex integrated circuit, then we would build circuit boards, and then interfaces, and then a library and finally make people use it. "

Born
June 8, 1958
Current Place
California, United States of America

About

A pioneer in the field of computer graphics and a founding member and former SVP and CTO of Silicon Graphics (SGI), Kurt has helped develop innovative products like SGI’s RealityEngine and the OpenGL graphics system. Prior to Lytro, he served as Principal Researcher and GM at Microsoft Research in Silicon Valley and in Asia.

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