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An American software engineer, he developed the Eudora e-mail client in 1988 as a part of his work as a staff member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was hired by Qualcomm in July 1992 and Eudora was subsequently acquired by Qualcomm. He also developed a popular online directory/phone book in the early 1990s commonly referred to as the CCSO Nameserver. He received his bachelor's degree in 1983 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A 1997 interview with The New York Times describes how, when he stopped working for the University and started working for Qualcomm, chose not to move to California. Instead, he telecommuted from an office in a 1950s bomb shelter under his Urbana, Illinois home and later, he moved his office to his woodworking shop. As of 2006 he was one of Qualcomm engineers tasked with shifting Eudora to a Mozilla Thunderbird base.