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Nolan Bushnell

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Nolan Bushnell

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Nolan Bushnell is known as the "Father of the Video Game Industry".



Best known for bringing "PONG", Atari Corporation, and Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theater to the masses, Bushnell has founded over 20 companies, including Catalyst Technologies, Etak, Androbot, Axlon, Irata, AAPPS and ByVideo. With his current venture, uWink, Inc., Bushnell and his team are changing the face of Internet entertainment by streaming it into public portals and establishing mass multi-player gaming tournaments worldwide. Bushnell holds several patents on some of the basic technologies for many of the early video games developed and is also the inventor or co-inventor of numerous worldwide patents in various other fields and industries. He frequently lectures at major universities and conferences throughout the United States, inspiring others with his views on entrepreneurship and innovation.




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1 basic text courtesy jim.schibler@attbi.com