Robert William Scheifler
|Born||June 24, 1954|
Kirkwood, Missouri, U.S.
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Known for||X Window System, Jini|
Robert William Scheifler (born June 24, 1954) is an American computer scientist. He was born in Kirkwood, Missouri. He is most notable for leading the development of the X Window System from the project's inception in 1984 until the closure of the MIT X Consortium in 1996. He later became one of the architects of the Jini architecture at Sun Microsystems.