Bruce Daniels

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Bruce Daniels
Bruce Daniels photo
Daniels in October 2009
Born United States
Occupation Executive, computer programmer

Bruce Daniels is an American computer programmer and business executive has worked for Hewlett Packard, Apple Computer, Oracle, Borland, Sun Microsystems and his own start-up Singular Software, which created Mac database management software.[1] He is known for having been the lead programmer on the operating system for the Apple Macintosh,[2] and for being one of the original programmers of LISA, when he was still a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also programmed the Apple II port of Zork.[3]

He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Soquel Creek Water District in Santa Cruz County, California serving in his second term as an elected official in 2010.[4] In 2011, he was named an ARCS Scholar (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) in Northern California. [2]


  1. ^ Save Our Shores bio
  2. ^ "An Interview with Wayne Rosing, Bruce Daniels, and Larry Tesler: A behind the scenes look at the development of Apple's Lisa," Byte, February 1983, p.90+
  3. ^ History of Infocom
  4. ^ Soquelcreekwater.orgAlso in 2010, Bruce Daniels advanced to Ph.D. Candidacy in Hydro-Climatology at UCSC. [1]