Dean Hachamovitch

Dean Hachamovitch

Dean Hachamovitch, after a talk at Yale University (2008)
Born New York City
Education BA in Mathematics
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation Corporate Vice President
Employer Microsoft
Spouse(s) Joan Morse (1993–present)
Parent(s) Dr Moshe Hachamovitch
Shoshana Hachamovitch
Website Internet Explorer weblog

Dean Jacob Hachamovitch /həˈkɑːmvɪ/ is a former corporate vice president in charge of the Internet Explorer team at Microsoft.[1][2][3][4][5]

Early life and education

Dean Hachamovitch was born to Shoshana and Dr. Moshe Hachamovitch in New York City. His mother was an office manager at Alpha Surgical Enterprises, while his father was an obstetrician and gynaecologist and an assistant professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.[6]

Dean Hachamovitch holds a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Harvard University.[6][7]

Career

Hachamovitch joined Microsoft after graduating from Harvard in 1990,[7] and has worked as a product unit manager for Zone.com, part of Microsoft's online gaming branch.[3][8][9] He had also worked on Microsoft Office.[3] Later, he became the general manager of the Internet Explorer Team.[2][3] During his time on the IE team, he was promoted to Corporate Vice President before later leaving for an unspecified new role at Microsoft in November 2013.[10]

During his career at Microsoft, Hachamovitch has been involved in the invention of several technologies which were subsequently patented by Microsoft,[11] including AutoComplete,[12] AutoCorrect[13] and progress animation.[14]

Personal life

Dean Hachamovitch married Joan Morse in October 1993, when they both worked at Microsoft. The couple has three children.[6]

References

  1. "Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President, Internet Explorer". Microsoft. Retrieved 15 Sep 2010.
  2. 1 2 Shankland, Stephen. "Microsoft touts new IE9 test, seeks Web standards". CNET. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  3. 1 2 3 4 Lindberg, Oliver (26 March 2007). "/Interview/ Dean Hachamovitch". Future Publishing. Archived from the original on 18 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  4. Oiaga, Marius. "Internet Explorer 9, the Evolution". Softpedia. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  5. "MIX09 Keynote Biographies" (DOC). Microsoft. 17 March 2009. Archived from the original on 18 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  6. 1 2 3 "WEDDINGS; Dean Hachamovitch and Joan Morse". New York Times. 31 October 1993. Archived from the original on 18 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  7. 1 2 "Next Generation Browsing Experience". Microsoft. 21 April 2006. Archived from the original on 18 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  8. "Microsoft Acquires NetGames USA". Microsoft. 12 July 2000. Archived from the original on 18 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  9. "Excerpts From "Inside Out, Microsoft--In Our Own Words"". Microsoft. 5 September 2000. Archived from the original on 18 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  10. Hachomovich, Dean. "A Humbling Delight".
  11. "IPEXL > Directory > "DEAN J HACHAMOVITCH"". Intellectual Property Exchange. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  12. "United States Patent: 6377965". United States Patent and Trademark Office. 23 April 2002. Archived from the original on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  13. "United States Patent: 5761689". United States Patent and Trademark Office. 2 June 1998. Archived from the original on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
  14. "United States Patent Application: 20070124666". United States Patent and Trademark Office. 31 May 2007. Archived from the original on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
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