Andy Hertzfeld

Computer Scientist

1953 –

55

Who is Andy Hertzfeld?

Andy Hertzfeld is an American computer scientist and inventor who was a member of the original Apple Macintosh development team during the 1980s. After buying an Apple II in January 1978, he went to work for Apple Computer from August 1979 until March 1984, where he was a designer for the Macintosh system software. Since leaving Apple, he has co-founded three companies: Radius in 1986, General Magic in 1990 and Eazel in 1999. In 2002, he helped Mitch Kapor promote open source software with the Open Source Applications Foundation. Hertzfeld joined Google in 2005, and in 2011 was the key designer of the Circles user interface in Google+.

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Born
Apr 6, 1953
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • 安迪·赫茲菲爾德
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Science, Brown University
    Computer Science
    ( - 1975)
Employment
  • Google
    (2005/08 - )
  • Co-Founder, Eazel
    (1999 - 2001)
  • Co-Founder, General Magic
    (1990 - )
  • Co-Founder, Radius
    (1986 - )
  • Apple Inc.
    (1979/08 - 1984/03)

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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