James C. Bliss

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Birthday
21, 1933
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jan 24, 2012 (78)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1933
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jan 24, 2012 (78)

About

American entrepreneur and engineer best known for his pioneering work in creating technology to assist the blind.

Before Fame

He received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1961.

Trivia

He received the Migel Medal Award of the American Foundation for the Blind in 2007.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Judith with his wife Joan.

Associated With

He and fellow entrepreneur Sal Khan both earned degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.