“The guy who invented the personal computer industry.”
John C. Dvorak, December 2011
Inventor of groundbreaking word processor program WordStar – “the first software that gave value to the personal computer.”
John C. Dvorak.
Inventor of an innovative spreadsheet program, purchased by Borland and named QuattroPro, which became an industry standard.
Inventor of WebThresher, transforming search into personalized content delivery for the 21st century.
Founder and CEO of MicroPro International, a multimillion dollar software company and the first to localize a software program for European and international markets.
Creator of the first end user software licensing agreement, which accelerated the growth of the software industry.
Owner and author of numerous patents, ranging from word processing applications to the first patent awarded for search to content discovery systems.