Nolan Bushnell
#4245 Overall Influence

Nolan Bushnell

American entrepreneur


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From Wikipedia

Nolan Kay Bushnell is an American businessman and electrical engineer. He established Atari, Inc. and the Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre chain. Bushnell has been inducted into the Video Game Hall of Fame and the Consumer Electronics Association Hall of Fame, received the BAFTA Fellowship and the Nations Restaurant News "Innovator of the Year" award, and was named one of Newsweeks "50 Men Who Changed America." Bushnell has started more than twenty companies and is one of the founding fathers of the video game industry. He is on the board of Anti-Aging Games. In 2012 he founded an educational software company called Brainrush, that is using video game technology in educational software.

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Utah State University
Utah State University

Public university in Logan, Utah, United States

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University of Utah
University of Utah

Public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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