Kamal Mansour

Early exposure to multiple languages served to stimulate Kamal’s interest in alphabets, linguistics, and eventually typography. His studies have spanned Computer Science, Linguistics, and Product Design. Employed at Monotype Imaging since 1996, he has contributed to the creation of Unicode-compliant fonts for the many scripts of the world. For the past 10 years, he has focused on enabling rich typographic features through the use of OpenType technology. He has been Monotype’s technical representative to the Unicode Consortium, and has actively contributed to the Unicode Standard.