Strange Loop

Next: September 12-14 2019

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Stifel Theatre

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St. Louis, MO

The State of JavaScript

Brendan Eich

Mozilla

Brendan Eich is CTO of Mozilla and widely recognized for his enduring contributions to the Internet revolution. In 1995, Eich invented JavaScript (ECMAScript), the Internet’s most widely used programming language. He also co-founded the mozilla.org project in 1998, serving as chief architect. Eich helped launch the award winning Firefox Web browser in November 2004 and Thunderbird e-mail client in December 2004. Today, Eich’s central focus is guiding the future technical work to keep Mozilla vital and competitive. He holds a bachelor of science in math and computer science from Santa Clara University and a master of science in computer science from the University of Illinois. Eich and his wife have five children.