Russ Nelson Biography
Russell “Russ” Nelson (born March 21, 1958) is an American computer programmer. He was a founding board member of the Open Source Initiative and briefly served as its president in 2005.
Russ Nelson is a famous Computer Scientist, who was born on March 21, 1958 in United States.
According to Astrologers, Russ Nelson zodiac sign is Aries
Nelson wrote code for some programs: In 1983, he co-wrote a MacPaint clone, Painter’s Apprentice, with Patrick Naughton. Nelson was the author of Freemacs (a variant of Emacs used by FreeDOS). While attending university, Nelson began developing the collection of drivers later commercially released as the “Crynwr Collection”. In 1991, Nelson founded Crynwr Software, a company located in Potsdam, New York, supporting deployment of large-scale e-mail systems, development of packet drivers, Linux kernel drivers, and reverse engineering of embedded systems.
Russ Nelson Net Worth
Russ Nelson is one of the richest Computer Scientist. is listed on Richest Computer Scientist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Russ Nelson net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Computer Scientist|
|House||Living in own house.|
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In 1998, Nelson became one of the six first members to serve on the board of directors of the Open Source Initiative (holding 11 members by 2016). In February 2005, he became the president of the Open Source Initiative, but resigned a few days later (remaining on the board), on February 23, 2005, after publishing a controversial posting on his personal blog titled “Blacks are Lazy?”. Nelson apologized to those who perceived the post (which he withdrew because it “was not well written”) as racist, and indicated that he did not believe himself to be politically savvy enough for the role of president. Six years later, in March 2011, he departed the board due to term limits on the position.
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Ranked on the list of most popular Computer Scientist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States.
In July 2010, Nelson worked on monitors to measure water quality.