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OLPC CTO Jepsen Quits Nonprofit Effort

Dec 31, 2007, 16:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Agam Shah)

"The One Laptop Per Child project suffered a blow this week, with Chief Technology Officer Mary Lou Jepsen quitting the nonprofit to start a for-profit company to commercialize technology she invented with OLPC.

"Jepsen, who joined OLPC as its first employee in 2005 after Nicholas Negroponte started the effort, will pursue an opportunity to chase after 'her next miracle in display technology,' OLPC said in an e-mail sent on Sunday..."

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