- Name: Bjarne Stroustrup
- Born: 12/30/1950 (69 years old)
- Known for: C++
- Website: stroustrup.com
Bjarne Stroustrup (/ /; Danish:[ˈpjaːnə ˈstʁʌwˀstʁɔp]; born 30 December 1950) is a Danish computer scientist, most notable for the creation and development of the C++ programming language. He is a visiting professor at Columbia University, and works at Morgan Stanley as a Managing Director in New York.
Awards: Grace Murray Hopper Award, ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement, Dr. Dobb’s Excellence Award, Dahl–Nygaard Prize, Fellow of the Computer History Museum, IET Faraday Medal, Charles Stark Draper Prize, Computer Pioneer Award
Birth Place: Aarhus, Denmark