Mary Jepsen

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Mary Jepsen

Name: Mary Lou Jepsen

Born: 1965

Computer-related contributions

  • Leader of the Display Division at Google X Lab.
  • Founder of Pixel Qi (manufacturer of low-power, low-cost LCD screens for laptops).
  • Co-founder and the first chief technology officer of One Laptop per Child (OLPC).
  • Co-created the first holographic video system in the world at the MIT Media Lab (1989).
  • Former chief technology officer of Intel's Display Division (2003,2004).

Honors and awards

  • World Technology Award in Hardware (2010).
  • Named as one of 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine (2008).
  • One of the top 50 female computer scientists of all time as determined by the Anita Borg Institute.
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America.
  • Edwin Land Medal from the Optical Society of America.