CHAMPAIGN – Steven Wolfram, founder and CEO of Wolfram Research, toured the EnterpriseWorks building on June 10. Wolfram met with several startups that are tenants at EnterpriseWorks, including IntelliWheels (pictured above Paralympian Josh George).
Steven Wolfram is best known as the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research, as the creator of Mathematica, and the author of A New Kind of Science. Wolfram’s connections to Champaign and the University of Illinois run deep. At the age of 26 he came to Illinois to open the Center for Complex Systems Research and to teach Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.
Wolfram’s story is also a prominent example of taking an idea, creating a startup, and growing it into a world-class company. Wolfram Research grew from a few entrepreneurial researchers into a company that now employs over 700 people worldwide.
To learn more about Steven Wolfram, visit his website.