Dave Oppenheim


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OpCode Systems

Dave Oppenheim is the founder of Opcode Systems, a Palo Alto, California software company that pioneered MIDI sequencing for MAC OS and Microsoft Windows. With Dave’s programming, the company created such software products as Vision, Studio Vision, Galaxy and Max. Among the many users for Dave’s programming were professional musicians such as Herbie Hancock and Thomas Dolby who used the music sequencing on live and recorded performances. Opcode was sold to Gibson Guitars in 1998, which stopped production of its Opcode products the following year.