15, Feb
Why Atari, EA Founders Are Moving from Pong to Pedagogy

Something special’s brewing in edtech when gaming industry greats make the move from Pong to pedagogy. On January 22nd, 175 educators, entrepreneurs, and investors packed the Cross Campus co-working space in Santa Monica for the “Educelerate: Games and Learning” event. Panelists included Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, Chuck E. Cheese and now BrainRush; Trip Hawkins, founder of Electronic Arts and now If You Can Company; David Lord, President and CEO of JumpStart; and Osman Rashid, Founder and CEO of Galxyz (and co-founder of Chegg). Christopher Nyren of Educated Ventures moderated the discussion.

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