Brendan Eich

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Birthday
4, 1961
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

American entrepreneur best known as the founder and former CEO of The Mozilla Corporation. He is credited with inventing the widely-used JavaScript scripting language.

Before Fame

He earned his Master's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1985 and later worked at Silicon Graphics for seven years.

Trivia

In April 2014, he stepped down as CEO of Mozilla amid controversy surrounding his public support of the California anti-same sex marriage bill known as Proposition 8.

Family Life

He married a woman named Eleanor, with whom he has several children.

Associated With

He and fellow entrepreneur Marc Andreessen both formerly worked for the computer services company Netscape Communications.