Brendan Eich

Brendan Eich
Creator, JavaScript

@BrendanEich

Brendan Eich was founder and long-term CTO at Mozilla. He also served as SVP of Engineering and briefly as CEO. Eich is widely recognized for his enduring contributions to the Internet revolution. In 1995, Eich invented JavaScript (ECMAScript), the Internet’s most widely used programming language. He co-founded the mozilla.org project in 1998, serving as chief architect, and has been a board member of the Mozilla Foundation since its inception in 2003. Brendan helped launch the award-winning Firefox Web browser in November 2004 and Thunderbird e-mail client in December 2004.

Brendan holds a bachelor of science in math and computer science from Santa Clara University and a master of science in computer science from the University of Illinois.

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