Jack Goldman

"I guess I proved gasoline is more dangerous than a sodium–sulfur battery."

July 18, 1921
December 20, 2011
Birth Place
Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Current Place
Westport, Connecticut, United States of America


Jacob "Jack" Goldman was an American physicist and former chief scientist of Xerox Corporation. Before Xerox, he was also a faculty member at Carnegie Tech and directed the Ford Scientific Research Laboratory. He is especially notable for hiring physicist Dr. George Pake to create the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, which produced many seminal ideas in modern computing.

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