Edward Felten

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Birthday
25, 1963
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

Computer scientist and Princeton University professor who, in 2011, became the United States Federal Trade Commission's Chief Technologist. He also served on the board of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and won the EFF's Pioneer Award.

Before Fame

In 1985, he graduated from the California Institute of Technology with a degree in physics. He later earned a PhD in computer science from the University of Washington.

Trivia

He published a well-known study on the subject of the Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI).

Family Life

He was born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey.

Associated With

He and Charles Bachman both had prominent careers as computer scientists.