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Arthur van Hoff

Arthur van Hoff
Born (1963-02-16) 16 February 1963
Nationality Dutch
Alma mater University of Strathclyde
Occupation Computer programmer, entrepreneur
Employer Jaunt
Known for Early contributor to the Java programming language
Spouse(s) Marleen Zwiers

Arthur van Hoff is a Dutch computer scientist and businessman.


After studying Marimba, serving as its Chief Technology Officer.[5] At Marimba, Van Hoff led the engineering team in developing a push technology-based software distribution system, Castanet.[6]

In 2002, Van Hoff left Marimba,[7] which was acquired by BMC Software for $240 million.[8] He started Strangeberry, a startup that developed software to play computer-stored content on televisions. It was acquired by TiVo, Inc. in January 2004,[7] and he joined TiVo as Principal Engineer. He resigned from TiVo in 2005,.[9] and later joined Flipboard as their Chief Technology Officer.[10] He left Flipboard in November 2012,[11] and currently serves as Chief Technology Officer of both Jaunt, Inc. and Zing Systems, Inc., as well as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence of Redpoint Ventures.[1]


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