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Bjarne Stroustrup

Bjarne Stroustrup is born in Aarhus, cand. scient. from Aarhus University and is the recipient of the Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen Award for Scientific Research. Stroustrup is Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in New York. Also, he is visiting professor at Columbia University, and affiliated as University Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University.

Stroustrup is world-famous for developing the C++ programming language, and has received countless awards for his work. Read more about Bjarne Stroustrup in our alumni interview.