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Who's who at Apple?

(For more information and to view the source of most of the following information, visit the Applemasters site.)

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Muhammad Ali, Master's Info

Athlete, Humanitarian

Legendary Olympian and World Heavyweight Champion boxer.

Currently concentrating on worldwide humanitarianism.

Amy Chow, Master's Info


A member of the first-ever US Gold Medal Olympic Gymnastics team at the 1996 Atlanta Games, also earning a silver medal on the uneven parallel bars.


Douglas Adams, Master's Info

Author, Fantasist

Author of the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy series.

Chief Fantasist for The Digital Village, a new online and multimedia entertainment company.

Sir Chris Bonington, Master's Info

Mountaineer, Writer, Photographer

On the British Sepu Kangri Expedition in Spring, 1997, he used his PowerBook and a solar-powered Newton to transmit communications from Tibet to the UK and the WWW.

Tom Clancy, Master's Info


He has written several best-selling novels including "The Hunt for Red October", "Patriot Games", "Clear and Present Danger", and "Executive Orders".

Michael Crichton, Master's Info

Writer, Director, Producer

Some of Crichton's novels-turned-movies include "The Andromeda Strain", "Jurassic Park", "The Lost World", "Sphere", "Eaters of the Dead", and "Airframe".


Dana Atchley, Master's Info

Digital Storyteller

Founder of the annual Colorado-based Digital Storytelling Festival

Founding partner of the San Francisco Digital Media Center.

John Perry Barlow, Master's Info

Lyricist, Digital Media Guru

Cofounder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting freedom of expression in digital media.

John Benson, Master's Info

Stonecutter, Type Designer

Just completed a four-year project cutting the inscriptions on the Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, DC.

Richard Benson, Master's Info

Photographer, Printer

Currently Professor Adjunct, Photography, at Yale

One of the first recipients of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.

Howard Bingham, Master's Info


For more than 30 years, Howard Bingham has captured many of America's historical turning points, with his work appearing in numerous publications.

Russell Brown, Master's Info

Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Filmmaker

As Senior Creative Director, Russell contributes to the design of Adobe Systems, Inc.'s imaging software products.

Paul Davis, Master's Info

Graphic Designer, Artist

Since the early 1960s, Davis' work has appeared on the pages and covers of many major magazines in the United States and abroad, as well as on book jackets, record albums, posters and in films.

Louis Fishauf, Master's Info

Digital Designer

Fishauf's company, Reactor Art & Design Ltd., has won numerous design awards including five Gold and two Silver National Magazine Awards.

Damien Hirst, Master's Info


Winner of the 1995 Turner Prize, Damien Hirst reworks themes that have been constant preoccupations throughout the history of art, such as love, death and beauty.

Takenobu Igarashi

Designer, Sculptor

His unique and well-respected work stands out in the fields of product design, environmental design and sculpture.

John Knoll

Visual Effects Artist

A visual effects supervisor at Industrial Light and Magic, he cowrote Adobe Photoshop.

Jim Ludtke, Master's Info

Video Animator

A 3-D illustrator and animator for multimedia; he's probably best known for teaming up with The Residents.

Seymour Powell, Master's Info

Product Designers

One of Europe's best known product design teams, Dick Powell and Richard Seymour have won numerous international design awards for their work.

Jerry Uelsmann, Master's Info


A contemporary fine art photographer (who at one point in his career collaborated with Ansel Adams), Uelsmann's works are in collections worldwide.


Stephen Heppell

Technology Educator

Heppell is the director of Ultralab, a learning technology research center dedicated to harnessing new technology with the goal of making learning more delightful.

Dr. Mae Jemison, Master's Info

Astronaut, Scientist, Educator

A former NASA astronaut, Jemison now focuses on projects that integrate social science issues into the design, development and implementation of technologies.

Amory and Hunter Lovins, Master's Info

Educators, Environmentalists

Founders of the Rocky Mountain Institute, a 40-person resource policy center with a $1.9 million annual budget.

James Steyer, Master's Info

Child Advocate

One of the most respected experts and entrepreneurs on issues related to education and children's media in the United States.


Paul Hawken, Master's Info

Entrepreneur, Environmentalist, Author

Chairman of The Natural Step, an educational foundation that focuses on achieving competitive advantage through environmental sustainability.

Film and Television

John A. Alonzo, Master's Info


Film credits include "Harold and Maude", "Sounder", "Norma Rae", "Steel Magnolias", and "Chinatown".

Garth Ancier, Master's Info

Television Producer

Launched the hits "Ricki Lake", "Married...With Children", "The Tracey Ullman Show", and "The Simpsons", among others.

Michael Backes, Master's Info

Producer, Screenwriter

Cochair of the Center for Film and Videomakers.

Cofounder of Rocket Science, an electronic game company.

Peter Bergman, Master's Info

Comedian, Writer

Career includes radio, theater, television and films. He's now busy creating comedy CD-ROM products and one-man shows.

Richard Dreyfuss, Master's Info

Writer, Actor

Winner of an Oscar (for "The Goodbye Girl"), Dreyfuss has also starred in the films "Jaws", "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", "Stand By Me", "Mr. Holland's Opus", and others.

Harrison Ford


Winner of the Academy Award (for "Witness"), he has appeared in over 25 films, seven of which are among the top 25 grossing films in movie history.

Gregory Hines, Master's Info

Dancer, Actor, Director

Hines has appeared on Broadway (including Tony winning "Jelly's Last Jam"), in movies (including "Running Scared" and "White Nights") and made his prime-time TV debut on CBS in the Fall of 1997 .

Terry Gilliam

Director, Humorist

Gilliam's unique directorial portfolio includes Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Life of Brian, Brazil, Time Bandits, and most recently, Twelve Monkeys

Kathleen Kennedy, Master's Info


Her credits include two of the highest grossing films in motion picture history -- "E.T. The Extraterrestrial" and "Jurassic Park".

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Master's Info


Well known for her intensive character preparation, Leigh's film credits include "Last Exit to Brooklyn", "Miami Blues", and "Georgia".

Harry Marks, Master's Info

Video Designer, Broadcast Designer

Marks has earned nearly every award in broadcast design and promotion, including the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Broadcast Designers Association.

Sydney Pollack, Master's Info


His credits include the Emmy-winning "The Game" and the Oscar-winning (Best Director and Best Picture) "Out of Africa".

Stephanie Powell, Master's Info

Visual Effects Supervisor

Within her Out of the Blue Visual Effects company, Powell supervises the visual effects for many commercials, television specials and features.

Sir David Puttnam, Master's Info


His credits include the Academy Award-winning "Chariots of Fire", and the Emmy Award-winning "Josephine Baker".

James Woods


Among Woods' many credits are "The Onion Field", the Emmy winning "My Name is Bill W", "Casino", and "Contact".


Bryan Adams, Master's Info

Musician, Lyricist

Adams has had many number one hits worldwide.

MTV Europe Best Male Vocalist Award in 1995.

Charly Alberti, Master's Info


Member of Soda Stereo, the greatest rock group in Latin American history.

Peter Cochrane, Master's Info

Advanced Applications Researcher

Head of the Research Department at British Telecom Laboratories, Cochrane studies future technologies, systems, networks and services.

Jarvis Cocker


Cocker and his band, Pulp, has had several top-ten hits in the UK

Voted Melody Maker's "Number One Man of 1995".

Michael Kamen, Master's Info

Musician, Composer

He is an orchestrator, composer, conductor and collaborator, writing everything from rock bestsellers to ballets to film scores.


Richard Dawkins, Master's Info

Evolutionary Biologist, Writer

Dawkins' interest is in "the nature of machines and the machinery of nature. He is the author of the bestselling books, The Selfish Gene and River Out of Eden

Dr. Murray Gell-Mann, Master's Info


A Nobel Prize recipient, Gell-Mann discovered fundamental building blocks in the atom that he named "quarks."

Contributed to the development of the quantum field theory called "quantum chromodynamics."

Dr. Donald Glaser, Master's Info


Winner of the Nobel Prize recipient, he studied high energy physics and invented the bubble chamber for visualizing, discovering and studying the properties of the elementary particles of physics.  

Dr. Donald Laub, Master's Info

Humanitarian, Plastic Surgeon

Founder of Interplast, a nonprofit organization of volunteer medical and support staff who provide free reconstructive surgery in Third World countries.

Dr. Fiorella Terenzi, Master's Info

Astrophysicist, Musician

Dr. Terenzi combines her doctorate in physics with extensive study in opera and composition, uniting science and art to awaken people to the universe around them.

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Created: 10/03/97
Updated: 07/16/98

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