Kaplan is widely known in the computer industry as a serial entrepreneur, inventor, scientist, and author. He is currently a Fellow at The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics. He also teaches Philosophy, Ethics, and Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Computer Science Department, Stanford University. Kaplan co-founded several ventures including Winster.com (social games); Onsale.com (online auctions); GO...
Kaplan is widely known in the computer industry as a serial entrepreneur, inventor, scientist, and author. He is currently a Fellow at The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics. He also teaches Philosophy, Ethics, and Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Computer Science Department, Stanford University. Kaplan co-founded several ventures including Winster.com (social games); Onsale.com (online auctions); GO Corporation (tablet computers); and Teknowledge (expert systems). He wrote a best-selling non-fiction novel entitled “Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure”, selected by Business Week as one of the top ten business books of the year, and optioned to Sony Pictures, with translations available in Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese. Kaplan co-invented numerous products including the Synergy (first all-digital keyboard instrument, used for the soundtrack of the movie TRON); Lotus Agenda (first personal Information manager); PenPoint (tablet operating system used in the first smartphone, AT&T's EO 440); the GO computer (first tablet computer) and Straight Talk (Symantec Corporation's first natural language query system). He is also co-inventor of the online auction (patents now owned by eBay) and is named on 12 U.S. patents. He has published papers in refereed journals including Artificial Intelligence, Communications of the ACM, Computer Music Journal, The American Journal of Computational Linguistics, and ACM Transactions on Database Systems. Kaplan was awarded the 1998 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Northern California; served on the Governor’s Electronic Commerce Advisory Council Member under Pete Wilson, Governor of California (1999); and received an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from California International Business University, San Diego, California (2004). He has been profiled in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Red Herring, and Upside, and is a frequent public speaker.Fellow @ From 2014 to Present (1 year) Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University @ Developed and teach CS22: "The History and Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence" and CS122: "Artificial Intelligence - Philosophy, Ethics, and Impact" in the Computer Science Department. From September 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Co-founder and CEO @ An early online social game company, where players cooperate with each other rather than compete. From 2004 to 2012 (8 years) CEO / Co-chairman @ A leading online retailer of computers and software. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) CO-founder and CEO @ The first online auction company. IPO 1997; Acquired by Egghead Software 2000. From 1994 to 1999 (5 years) Author @ "Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure", best-selling non-fiction novel published by Houghton-Mifflin (hardcover, 1995) and Penguin (paperback). Available in Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese. Selected by Business Week as one of the top ten business books of the year. Optioned to Sony Pictures. From 1994 to 1994 (less than a year) CO-founder and CEO / Chairman @ Pioneer in tablet computing. Developer of PenPoint, a mobile computer operating system. Acquired by AT&T 1993. From 1987 to 1993 (6 years) Principal Technologist @ Developed Lotus Agenda, the first Personal Information Manager. From 1985 to 1987 (2 years) Co-founder @ Developer of Expert Systems (Artificial Intelligence); IPO 1985. From 1981 to 1985 (4 years) Research Associate @ Computer Science Department. From 1979 to 1981 (2 years) PhD, Computer and Information Science, specialization in Artificial Intelligence @ University of PennsylvaniaBA, History and Philosophy of Science @ University of Chicago
CodeX - The Center for Legal Informatics, Stanford University
2014 to Present
Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University
September 2013 to Present
Co-founder and CEO
2004 to 2012
CEO / Co-chairman
2000 to 2001
CO-founder and CEO
1994 to 1999
1994 to 1994
CO-founder and CEO / Chairman
1987 to 1993
1985 to 1987
1981 to 1985
1979 to 1981
What company does Jerry Kaplan work for?
Jerry Kaplan works for CodeX - The Center for Legal Informatics, Stanford University
What is Jerry Kaplan's role at CodeX - The Center for Legal Informatics, Stanford University?
Jerry Kaplan is Fellow
What industry does Jerry Kaplan work in?
Jerry Kaplan works in the Public Policy industry.
Issued by California International Business University, San Diego, California · 2004
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Issued by Ernst & Young · 1998
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