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Jørgen Sigurd Lien

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Jørgen Sigurd Lien (born March 23, 1961) is the co-founder, and CEO of eHelp Corporation (formerly known as Blue Sky Software). eHelp Corporation was the worldwide leader in Help authoring solutions before it was acquired by Macromedia, Inc. in 2003. Jorgen Lien, who was born in Bergen to parents Terje Lien (father) and Inger Lise Lien (mother), had an early exposure to entrepreneurship. His paternal grandfather was Jørgen Sigurd Lien, Sr., co-founder and director of Jørgen S. Lien AS, one of the pioneer companies in Norway producing cash registers and safes. Jørgen Sigurd Lien attended school at Snarøya, Lysaker and Stabekk). Between 1979 and 1981, Lien trained at the Norwegian Air Force Academy and graduated as one of the top officers. Lien also won the Norwegian Judo Championship twice – in 1975 and 1978. He is the alumnus of University of California, Santa Barbara. While at University of California, he earned his Bachelor's Degree suma cum laude in Electrical Engineering. In 1985, he won the Mortar Board Award for being the top graduating student and achieving a 3.96 grade point average. Lien then undertook graduate research in parallel processing and artificial intelligence,  ( Wikipedia article )

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1961-03-23

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