Jeff was the third employee of Atari’s International Home Computer Division, responsible for its business development throughout Europe and the Middle East.
He joined former Stanford classmates as a founding team member of Electronic Arts in 1982. There he led the company’s international expansion from inception until its IPO seven years later.
With the Internet and the dominating role of software development, he founded a series of software companies including License to Mail, Cardsmith, The Hive Group, and Just Arrive, all results of ideas and skills of recent graduates from Stanford.
For its first 3 years he served as Executive Director at Skydeck Berkeley, the University’s only cross-discipline startup accelerator, and today he sits on Boards and is a partner in a venture fund focusing on European Startups. He was a co-founder of HolodeckVR in Munich, and is a major advisor to BitDegree in Lithuania, in addition to many other companies currently engaging in ICOs.
Jeff obtained his undergraduate education and MBA at Stanford University and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past 50 years.