Episode: Innovation, education, and inspiration
Air Date: July 4, 2016
As the creator of Atari, Nolan Bushnell is often called the father of video gaming. Since creating that groundbreaking gaming system, Bushnell has founded numerous companies, including Chuck E. Cheese. On this special 100th episode of BetterWorldians, Bushnell discusses the groundbreaking technology he has created to help make the world a better place. Bushnell will share inspiring stories of his entrepreneurial endeavors and talk about his mission to innovate and improve the educational process.
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Nolan Bushnell is a technology pioneer, entrepreneur and scientist. Often cited as the father of the video game industry, he is best known as the founder of Atari Corporation and Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Time Theater. Nolan is passionate about enhancing and improving the educational process by integrating the latest in brain science, and enjoys motivating and inspiring others with his views on entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation and education. Nolan received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah, where he is a Distinguished Fellow and also attended Stanford University Graduate School.