Global Conference 2014

Speaker's Biography

Nolan Bushnell

Chairman and CEO, Brainrush, Inc.


Nolan Bushnell is chairman and CEO of Brainrush, Inc. A technology pioneer, entrepreneur and engineer, Bushnell is often cited as the father of the video game industry. He was the founder of Atari Corporation and Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theater. Over the past four decades he has founded Catalyst Technologies, the first technology incubator; Etak, the first digital navigation system; ByVideo, the first online ordering system; and uWink, the first touchscreen menu ordering and entertainment system. With his new company, Brainrush, he is devoting his talents to enhancing and improving the educational process by integrating the latest in brain science. Additionally, he enjoys motivating and inspiring others in his speeches on entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation and education. In 2013, his first book was published: "Finding the Next Steve Jobs," a "how to" for people interested in finding, hiring, keeping and nurturing creative talent.


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