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Arthur van Hoff

Arthur van Hoff
Born (1963-02-16) 16 February 1963
Netherlands
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
Website about.me/avh

Arthur van Hoff is a Dutch computer scientist and businessman.

Biography

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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