Former One Laptop CTO Mary Lou Jepsen On Her New Startup

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Jan 16, 2008 10:02 AM EDT
Xconomy; By Wade Roush
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If only laptops could run on qi—the spiritual energy that, in traditional Chinese philosophy, pervades all things. Well, if anyone has come close to making that happen, it’s Mary Lou Jepsen, founding chief technology officer at the Cambridge, MA-based One Laptop Per Child Foundation (OLPC). On New Year’s Day, Jepsen’s long-planned departure from OLPC became official. But she hasn’t gone far: the next gig for Jepsen, former CTO of Intel’s display division, is Pixel Qi, a Hull, MA-based startup she has created to design and build components for low-cost information devices that could be sold to consumers right here in the United States, as well as to people in the developing world.

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Good article, future looks good also. ColonelPanik 0 956 Jan 16, 2008 12:50 PM

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