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Ray Ozzie

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Ray Ozzie

Ray Ozzie at the Web 2.0 Conference Born Occupation Spouse(s) Children November 20, 1955 (age 53) Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Chief Software Architect, Microsoft Dawna Bousquet Two

Ray Ozzie (born November 20, 1955) is Chief Software Architect at Microsoft. He was formerly best known for his role in creating Lotus Notes. He grew up in Chicago, Illinois, later moving to Park Ridge, Illinois and graduating from Maine South High School in 1973 where he learned to program on a GE-400 mainframe and did technical work on school theater productions.

He received his bachelor's degree in computer science in 1979 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. where he worked on the PLATO system. on that product and TK Solver. (April 2009) • • • • • • Interview about Groove. but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. [edit] See also • Windows Pioneers [edit] External links This article includes a list of references. Please improve this article by introducing more precise citations where appropriate. Neil Ozzie and Jill Ozzie. Ozzie worked there for several years before leaving to form Groove Networks. and Lotus itself was acquired by IBM in 1995. Groove was acquired by Microsoft in 2005. 2006. Iris Associates was acquired by Lotus in 1994. On June 15. and began his working career at Data General Corporation where he worked for Jonathan Sachs. Ozzie left Lotus Development in 1984 and founded Iris Associates to create the product later sold by Lotus as Lotus Notes. have two children. Ozzie took over the role of Chief Software Architect from Bill Gates. he was recruited by Sachs and Mitch Kapor to work for Lotus Development to develop what became Lotus Symphony. Ozzie and his wife. After leaving Data General. with quote from Ozzie Ray Ozzie's detailed work history Ray Ozzie's pre-Microsoft Weblog Microsoft Press Release Announcing Ozzie taking on position of Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie Review An employee's account of a 'Ray Ozzie' review [hide] v•d•e Executive officers of Microsoft Corporation Board Chairman Chief Officers Bill Gates CEO Steve Ballmer · CFO Chris Liddell · Craig Mundie · CSA Ray Ozzie · COO Kevin Turner . Dawna Bousquet. Shortly thereafter. related reading or external links. Ozzie worked at Software Arts for Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston. Microsoft press release on Groove acquisition. where Ozzie became one of three Chief Technical Officers. the creators of VisiCalc.

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