Computer programmer most famous for being the creator of Microsoft Word. After leaving Microsoft in 1994, he became a professional poker player as well as an author, releasing books like 1993's Getting Past OK and 1995's Virus of the Mind.
He began studying Computer Science at Harvard College in 1977. He left after his sophomore year to work in the Xerox Corporation's Advanced Systems Division.
His father is child psychologist Richard Brodie, Sr.
He began working as the technical assistant to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in 1983.