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James Henry Clark

March 23, 1944 (1944-03-23) (age 77)
Plainview, Texas, United States
Alma mater University of Utah
University of New Orleans
Spouse(s) Nancy Rutter
Kristy Hinze (m. 2009)
Children 4
Scientific career
Fields Computer science
Computer graphics
Institutions Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Netscape Communications Corporation
Stanford University
Thesis 3-D design of free-form B-spline surfaces (1974)
Doctoral advisor Ivan Sutherland

James Henry Clark (born March 23, 1944) is an American entrepreneur and computer scientist. He founded several notable Silicon Valley technology companies, including Silicon Graphics, Inc., Netscape Communications Corporation, myCFO, and Healtheon. His research work in computer graphics led to the development of systems for the fast rendering of three-dimensional computer images.

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