Artifact Details

Title

Groff (Jean-François) Oral History

Catalog Number

102717181

Type

Moving image

Date

2009-11-11

Participants

Groff, Jean-François, Interviewee
Weber, Marc, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, Calif.

Format

MOV

Description

A pioneer of the internet and key figure in the WorldWideWeb project (later renamed Nexus), Jean-Francois Groff provides a detailed account of his career and contributions. The focus of this interview is on his time at CERN and his collaboration with Tim Berners-Lee. Groff goes on to discuss his career after leaving CERN in 1992, first working for Steve Jobs at NeXT Computer. Jobs offered him a position in R&D in California but Groff opted to stay in Geneva and began his own company building web systems for other institutions.

Category

Oral history

Subject

WorldWideWeb; Nexus; CERN; NeXT

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Lot Number

X5612.2010
 

Related Records

102702210 Groff (Jean-François) Oral History