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Education

Ph.D., Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Princeton University, 1983

M.A., Mathematical Economics, Princeton University, 1981

M.S., Geophysics and Space Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1979

B.A., Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1979

Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California, 1974 – 1976

Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, California, 1974

 

Employment History

Modernist Cuisine

2005-Present Founder  

Intellectual Ventures, LLC

2000 - Present:

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

 

Microsoft Corporation

1996 – 2000

Chief Technology Officer  

Executive Committee

 

1994 – 1996

Group Vice President

Office of the President

Applications and Content

1993 – 1994

Senior Vice President

Advanced Technology

1990 – 1993

Vice President

Advanced Technology and Business Development

1988 – 1990

Director

Advanced Technology and Business Development

1986 – 1988

Director

Special Projects

Dynamical Systems Research, Inc.

1984 – 1986

President and CEO

 

University of Cambridge

1983 – 1984

SERC Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Applied Math and Theoretical Physics

 

 

Non-Profit Boards

  • Honorary Council, Computer History Museum
  • Natonal Advisory Board, Museum of the Rockies, Montana State University
  • Board of Trustees, Natonal Museum of Science and Industry, London
  • Advisory Council, Department of Molecular Biology and Department of Physics*, Princeton University Board of Directors, The Large Synoptc Survey Telescope Corp., Research Corp, University of Arizona & University of Washington
  • Advisory Board, Department of Physics, University of Washington
  • Advisory Council, Visitng Commieee, University of Washington
  • Advisory Board, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University *
  • Natonal Board of Advisors, Children’s Scholarship Fund *
  • Board of Directors, Networks, Electronic Commerce, and Telecommunicatons (NET) Insttute *
  • Board of Advisors, NOVA *
  • Advisory Board, School of Engineering, Stanford University *

(* Former or inactve member)

Offices Held and Consultantships

  • Vice Chairman, TerraPower
  • Board of Directors, Kymeta
  • Advisory Board, Forstmann Little & Co.
  • Advisory Board, Ignition LLC*
  • Advisory Board, Intelligent Medical Devices LLC*
  • Board of Directors, DreamWorks Animation SKG*
  • National Information Infrastructure Advisory Council, 1994-1996 (as appointed by the late Secretary of Commerce, Ron Brown)
  • Research Advisory Council, Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute

 

(* currently active)

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Featured Affiliations and Awards
  • James Beard Award Winner
  • Grande Diplome, Ecole De La Varenne in Burgundy
  • Awards & Honors