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Bill Moggridge, co-founder of IDEO, dies at 69

Original post made on Sep 11, 2012

Bill Moggridge, the co-founder of Palo Alto-based design firm IDEO, died Sept. 8 of cancer. He was 69. Moggridge was the director of the Smithsonian Institution's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, N.Y., and is credited with designing the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass. Photo courtesy of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

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Posted by Scott
a resident of Menlo Park
on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:25 pm

This is very sad news. I first met Bill in 1990, and interacted with him when I worked at IDEO later on. He was always kind and thoughtful, beyond his professional accomplishments. He'll be missed by many people all over the world.