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Norman Kline

Founder and CEO of LibraryWorld, Inc..

Norman Kline '79 is the founder and CEO of LibraryWorld, Inc. a leading online library automation company, and has served in city leadership positions in Saratoga, San Jose, and Santa Clara. He is also a member of the California Common Cause Board.

Norman Kline '79 is the founder and CEO of LibraryWorld, Inc. a leading online library automation company. He is a member of the California Common Cause Board. Kline founded LibraryWorld Inc. in 1986 while working at Apple Computer where he was a product manager and worldwide marketing manager for communication and networking products. Before Apple, he was the advanced product manager at Lockheed Dialog Information Services.

Kline served as a city council member and mayor of the City of Saratoga, as a member and chair of the San Jose City Planning Commission, and he was also a member and chair of the Santa Clara City Planning Commission.

He was Chair of the Valley Medical (VMS) Foundation Board, member of the Silicon Valley Leadership (SVLG) Foundation Board and member of the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Board.

Kline received a BA in History from Santa Clara University.

He lives in San Jose California with his wife Allison and they are both members of the San Jose Rotary Club. They raised two sons, John and William, and enjoy traveling together as often as possible.

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