One Laptop Per Child
Founder & Chairman
·On leave from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was co-founder and director of the MIT Media Laboratory (conceived in 1980 & opened in 1985), and the Jerome B. Wiesner Professor of Media Technology.
·Serves on the board of directors for Motorola, Inc. and as general partner in a venture capital firm specializing in digital technologies for information and entertainment.
·Member of the MIT faculty since 1966.
·Provided start-up funds for more than 40 companies, including Wired magazine, which he wrote a monthly column for 1993-98.
·Author of the 1995 best seller, Being Digital, which has been translated into more than 40 languages.
·Undergradute & Master’s degrees in Architecture from MIT
·Grew up in New York City
·Younger brother of current U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte
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