Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: James H. Clark
Born: March 23, 1944, in Plainview, Texas, USA
- American entrepreneur and computer scientist who founded several notable Silicon Valley technology companies, including Silicon Graphics, Inc., Netscape Communications Corporation, myCFO, and Healtheon.
- His research work in computer graphics led to the development of systems for the fast rendering of three-dimensional computer images.
- Netscape Time: The Making of the Billion-Dollar Start-Up That Took On Microsoft (1999).
Honors and awards
- ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award (1984).
- Kilby International Awards (1997).
"I'd say there was a fair amount of skepticism at the time about whether the Internet held any promise. And of course I felt that it did."