Mary Lou Jepsen

Optical Scientist, Engineer, Physicist

As lead innovator of “One Laptop Per Child”, Mary Lou Jepsen created the world’s most inexpensive, low-power laptop, enabling its distribution to children in developing countries. Her company, Pixel Qi aims to revolutionize the electronics industry with a new generation of screens. In May 2008 TIME magazine named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.