James R. Von Ehr II

James R. Von Ehr II

James R. Von Ehr II (born in 1950) is an American programmer, inventor and entrepreneur. Von Ehr founded Altsys Corporation in Dec 1984, and was President, Chairman, and CEO.  

Altsys was sold to Macromedia in 1995, where Von Ehr held a seat on the Board of Directors for nearly four years.

In 2000, Von Ehr founded the Texas Nanotechnology Initiative and contributed to the passage of the Nanotechnology Research and Development Act in 2003.




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