Elon Gasper

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Elon James Gasper
Born 1952

Elon James Gasper is the former Senior VP at VizX Labs[1] and co-founder of 1980s era software company Bright Star Technology. Described by Ken Williams as "a genius ex-college professor specializing in linguistics," Elon holds several patents relating to Lip Sync and other technology,[2] and has been active in independent inventors' organizations and their public affairs advocacy.[3]


After Bright Star's 1992 acquisition by Sierra Entertainment, Elon was VP of Educational Games and the driving force behind many notable titles, including genealogy product Generations, traditional game Power Chess, and others.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Elon is currently Vice President, Director of Research at Corum Group[5] and currently lives in the Seattle area with his wife.[citation needed]

Elon holds an M.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Biochemistry from Michigan State University.[6] He is a successful tournament chess player and occasional puzzle composer.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Philipkoski, Kristen (2013-03-28). "Better Science Through Gaming". Wired.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  2. ^ Williams, Ken. "The Birth of an Industry". Vintage Sierra. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  3. ^ "Leading Inventors Urge Bush to Protect Intellectual Property Rights". Professional Inventors Alliance. 25 September 2007. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Power Chess". Thecomputershow.com. Retrieved 2013-08-16. 
  5. ^ "Elon Gasper". corumgroup.com. Corum Group Ltd. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Elon Gasper". corumgroup.com. Corum Group Ltd. Retrieved 3 July 2014.