Jay Wright Forrester

"No plea about inadequacy of our understanding of the decision-making processes can excuse us from estimating decision making criteria"

July 14, 1918
November 16, 2016
Birth Place
Anselmo, Nebraska, United States of America
Current Place
Concord, Massachusettes, United States of America


Jay Forrester was a pioneering American computer engineer and systems scientist. He was a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Forrester is known as the founder of system dynamics, which deals with the simulation of interactions between objects in dynamic systems.

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