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Michael Homer

Born: 1960-01-01 - Died: 2009-02-01
Cause of Death:
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease


Death Summary: Michael Homer died at his home in Atherton, California from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a rare neurodegenerative disorder.

The disease has been likened to “mad cow disease” for humans.

Who was Michael Homer : Homer was a Silicon Valley executive who aided in the development of the PC (personal computer), the Internet and various “hand-held” items. He also was a key figure at Netscape Communications Corporations in the mid 90’s, which would go on to commercialize the web browser.

It’s been stated that Homer had a wide array of industry knowledge, which came from working at Apple Computer in the late 80’s and the Go Corporation, one of the first software development companies for hand-held devices.

Homer left Netscape in 2000 after AOL bought them. He spent the rest of his time mentoring and financing the next wave of Internet entrepreneurs.
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6 Signatures in Michael Homer's guestbook

  1. David Says:

    Rest In Peace Man.

  2. Michael Says:

    We share the same name, but I really hope we don’t share the same fate!

  3. Jack Homer Says:

    sorry dad

  4. Anthony Marcus Brown Says:

    Homer we miss you and your technological innovations; gone to cybernetic heaven.

  5. Kathy Katsarelis Says:

    Homer was a great boss. He had a heart of gold. He was brilliant. He is sorely missed by all.

  6. Brett Decarvello Says:

    Im glad you died lol


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