Jerry Kaplan

CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics

Jerry Kaplan is a serial entrepreneur, artificial intelligence expert, and a fellow at CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics.

Previously, Kaplan co-founded Winster.com (social games); Onsale.com (online auctions); GO Corporation (tablet computers); and Teknowledge (expert systems). He also co-invented several products, including the Synergy (first all-digital keyboard instrument); Lotus Agenda (first personal Information manager); PenPoint (tablet operating system used in the first smartphone); and the GO computer (first tablet computer).

Kaplan is the author of Startup: A Silicon Valley Adventure and Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. He has published papers in the journals Artificial Intelligence, Communications of the ACM, Computer Music Journal, The American Journal of Computational Linguistics, and ACM Transactions on Database Systems.

Kaplan also teaches in the computer science departmenat at Stanford University.

Last Updated: July 9, 2017