Jeffrey L. Kodosky '70
Jeffrey L. Kodosky co-founded National Instruments in 1976 and subsequently served as the company’s vice president of research and development from 1980 until he was named an NI Business and Technology Fellow in 2000. National Instruments is recognized as an industry leader in instrument control.
Considered the father of the award-winning LabVIEW graphical development environment, he headed the NI research team that in 1986 produced the powerful G programming language, which lies at the heart of the LabVIEW development environment. He has been awarded more than 30 patents.