Alan Cooper

Programmer, Author

1952 –

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Who is Alan Cooper?

Alan Cooper is an American software designer and programmer. Widely recognized as the “Father of Visual Basic," Cooper is also known for his books on About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design and The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Why High-Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity. As founder of Cooper, a leading interaction design consultancy, he created the Goal-Directed design methodology and pioneered the use of personas as practical interaction design tools to create high-tech products.

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Born
Jun 3, 1952
San Francisco
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • College of Marin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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