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Jerry Kaplan

Jerry Kaplan is widely known in the computer industry as a serial entrepreneur, executive, technical innovator, and author. Most recently, he was co-chairman of, Inc. Previously, Mr. Kaplan served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of online auction company Onsale, Inc., which he co-founded in 1994.

Prior to Onsale, he was co-founder and chairman of GO Corporation, which developed PenPoint, a pen-based operating system. Mr. Kaplan wrote a best-selling book about his experiences at GO Corporation entitled "Startup--A Silicon Valley Adventure", published in May 1995 by Houghton-Mifflin.

Before founding GO, Mr. Kaplan was the principal technologist at Lotus Development Corporation, where he co-authored Lotus Agenda, the first personal information management software. In 1981, he co-founded Teknowledge, a public company specializing in artificial intelligence.

Mr. Kaplan received a Bachelor's degree in history and philosophy of science from the University of Chicago (1972), a Doctorate degree in computer and information science from the University of Pennsylvania (1979), and was a research associate in Computer Science at Stanford from 1979 to 1981.

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Last Updated: Wed, Apr 19, 2006


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Video Five Biggest Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make Jerry Kaplan Winster 07:56 10/2003
Video What are the Best Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs? Jerry Kaplan Winster 06:31 10/2003
Video Five Critical Skills That Entrepreneurs Need Jerry Kaplan Winster 08:59 10/2003
Video Companies Have Personalities Jerry Kaplan Winster 01:09 10/2003
Video Recruiting People to Sell for You Jerry Kaplan Winster 01:29 10/2003
Video Timing is Important: The Same Idea Can Have Different Fates Jerry Kaplan Winster 02:53 10/2003
Video Types of Risks Jerry Kaplan Winster 02:36 10/2003
Video Story of Startup: The Book Jerry Kaplan Winster 03:01 10/2003
Video The Best Time to Start a Company is When Nobody Thinks it's Possible Jerry Kaplan Winster 02:36 10/2003
Video Who Are Your Top Leaders? Jerry Kaplan Winster 03:01 10/2003
Video Personality of a Company: Establishing Culture and Values Early On Jerry Kaplan Winster 01:26 10/2003
Video Envisioning the Future: Microsensor Technology Jerry Kaplan Winster 05:23 10/2003
Video Transitioning from R&D Jerry Kaplan Winster 02:05 10/2003