Designer And Original Implementer of C++ Visits Mjølner

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Designer And Original Implementer of C++ Visits Mjølner

Today, Mjølner had the pleasure of welcoming Bjarne Stroustrup, the designer and original implementer of C++, as well as some of the founding fathers of the Mjølner project, Ole Lehrmann Madsen, Birger Møller-Pedersen, and Hans Petter Dahle.

On the occasion of his talk at Aarhus University, distinguished professor Bjarne Stroustrup visited Mjølner Informatics and Draupner Graphics today, in order to learn about our innovative projects, TouchGFX, and C++ utilization.

From the left: Elmer Sandvad (Co-founder & Pre-sales manager, Mjølner Informatics), Bjarne Stroustrup, Birger Møller-Pedersen, Ole Lehrmann Madsen, Jacob Seligmann (Data Science Manager, Mjølner Informatics), Jesper Hedegaard (Product manager, Draupner Graphics), and Hans Petter Dahle.

Prof. Stroustrup was joined by some of the founding fathers (Ole Lehrmann Madsen, Birger Møller-Pedersen, and Hans Petter Dahle) of the Nordic Mjølner project which formed the basis for the company Mjølner Informatics back in the late 1980s.

Mjølner CEO Brian Gottorp Jeppesen, co-founder and presales manager Elmer Sandvad, and data science manager Jacob Seligmann joined the group for lunch and showed them around in Mjølner’s and Draupner’s premises. TouchGFX and our UX projects were especially of interest.

After the visit, the group headed across the street to Aarhus University, where prof. Stroustrup was to give a talk: “What C++ is and What It Will Become”.

Bjarne Stroustrup is the designer and original implementer of C++ and the author of “Programming: Principles and Practice Using C++” and “The C++ Programming Language”, among others.

Having previously worked at Bell Labs, AT&T Labs – Research, and Texas A&M University, he is currently Managing Director in the technology division of Morgan Stanley in New York City and Visiting Professor at Columbia University.

Bjarne Stroustrup has a Master’s degree in mathematics and computer science (1975) from Aarhus University and a PhD in Computer Science (1979) from Cambridge University, England.