The Top General Magic Employees

List of notable or famous General Magic employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best General Magic employees, showcasing only the most prominent General Magic employees of all time. This list features past and present top General Magic managers, including both current and retired General Magic executives and alumni. Well-known General Magic staff along with current and former General Magic employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women General Magic would never be what it is today.

This list is made up of people like Andy Hertzfeld and Andy Rubin.

This renowned General Magic employees list answers the questions, "What famous people have worked at General Magic?" and "Who are the most famous General Magic employees?"

  • Andy Hertzfeld
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    Andy Hertzfeld (born April 6, 1953) is an American computer scientist and inventor who was a member of the original Apple Macintosh development team during the 1980s. After buying an Apple II in January 1978, he went to work for Apple Computer from August 1979 until March 1984, where he was a designer for the Macintosh system software. Since leaving Apple, he has co-founded three companies: Radius in 1986, General Magic in 1990, and Eazel in 1999. In 2002, he helped Mitch Kapor promote open source software with the Open Source Applications Foundation. Hertzfeld worked at Google from 2005 to 2013, where in 2011 he was the key designer of the Circles user interface in Google+.
    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Andrew E. Rubin is an American computer programmer, engineer, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. He is the founder and CEO of tech startup incubator Playground Global and a partner at venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures. He is the co-founder and former CEO of both Danger Inc. and Android Inc.
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Chappaqua, New York
  • Bill Atkinson
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    Bill Atkinson (born 1951) is an American computer engineer and photographer. Atkinson worked at Apple Computer from 1978 to 1990. Atkinson was the principal designer and developer of the graphical user interface (GUI) of the Apple Lisa and, later, one of the first thirty members of the original Apple Macintosh development team, and was the creator of the ground-breaking MacPaint application, which fulfilled the vision of using the computer as a creative tool. He also designed and implemented QuickDraw, the fundamental toolbox that the Lisa and Macintosh used for graphics. QuickDraw's performance was essential for the success of the Macintosh GUI. He also was one of the main designers of ...more
    • Age: 72
  • Dennis brings over 15 years of advertising sales and business development in traditional as well as new media to 8020 Publishing. He has held executive and management positions in print, broadcast and interactive advertising; opened one of the first national interactive rep firms for COX in San Francisco in 1996; and has worked with and consulted to several start-ups both nationally and in the Bay Area. Dennis has held positions with the SF Newspaper Agency, Gannett, Knight Ridder, General Magic and Red Herring. He holds a BS degree from the University of San Francisco and enjoys sailing, kayaking, hiking and the occasional round of golf.
  • John Giannandrea is Vice President, Engineering at Google. He co-founded Metaweb Technologies with Danny Hillis and Robert Cook in 2005. Prior to that John was CTO at TellMe Networks and at Netscape. He graduated from Strathclyde University, Glasgow.
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Bridge of Allan, Scotland
  • Marc Porat

    Marc Porat is a tech entrepreneur and angel investor. He is founder of six companies including General Magic. In the early 2000s, Porat was a member of a high-profile wave of tech executives who founded cleantech companies. He launched three companies in the built environment: Serious Materials, Zeta Communities, and CalStar Cement and was a member of the U.S. China Green Energy Council.