Venture Capital in the Blood: Three Generations of Drapers in Silicon Valley
On April 19, 2017, three generations of the Draper family joined Marguerite Gong Hancock on the CHM Live stage as part of a series of programs organized by the Museum’s Exponential Center.
The Draper family, represented by Bill Draper III, his son Tim Draper and granddaughter Jesse Draper, has played a defining role in Silicon Valley venture capital for four generations, spanning nearly 60 years. Guiding entrepreneurs from idea to exit, Drapers have served as investors, mentors, match-makers, and allies to founders of Hotmail, Skype, Baidu, Apollo Computer, Tesla, and more.READ MORE
Remembering Jean Sammet
March 23, 1928–May 21, 2017
Jean Sammet was a leading figure in the study of computer programming languages. Her work has been widely recognized as an invaluable record of the origin and development of computer languages used since the start of the computing era. Sammet became a CHM Fellow in 2001.
Fellow Award Nominations
Accepting 2018 Fellow Award nominations through August 30, 2017
For three decades, the Fellow Awards at CHM have honored distinguished individuals and pioneering teams whose contributions have forever transformed our world. From now until August 30, we are accepting public nominations for our 2018 Fellow Awards.
Designing with People: A Collaborative Process with IDEO
Read the second post in our blog series exploring the design and construction of CHM’s new Education Center. From the beginning, CHM leadership understood that such a unique space would require the input of multiple constituencies, both internal and external.