Thomas Rudkin

"Retired and loving it!"

around 1951
Current Place
Santa Clara, California, United States of America


Tom Rudkin is a retired software development engineer & manager whose career spanned Intel, Bell Northern Research, VisiCorp, Control Data, Forethought and Microsoft. While at Forethought, Rudkin was one of two developers who wrote the initial version of PowerPoint (running on a Macintosh), released in 1987. Forethought was acquired by Microsoft shortly thereafter, and Rudkin continued to develop PowerPoint at Microsoft for 8 years. He was the development manager for the first Windows version of PowerPoint and of Microsoft Draw.

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