Alan Kay

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Name: Alan Kay

Bio: Alan was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society of Arts. He is best known for his pioneering work on object-oriented programming and windowing graphical user interface design. He is the president of the Viewpoints Research Institute, and an adjunct professor of computer science at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also on the advisory board of TTI/Vanguard. Until mid-2005, he was a senior fellow at HP Labs, a visiting professor at Kyoto University, and an adjunct professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Kay is also a former professional jazz guitarist, composer, and theatrical designer, and an amateur classical pipe organist.

Country: United States

Affiliation: Viewpoints Research Institute

Personal website: http://www.vpri.org/

Contributions

PX 2016Author of Towards Making a Computer Tutor for Children of All Ages - A Memo. within the PX-track
Onward! 2015Author of The Cuneiform Tablets of 2015 within the Onward! Essays-track