Trip Hawkins


An expert on innovation, entrepreneurship, technology management and practices in emotional intelligence, Trip Hawkins played a key role in defining and building two major industries: personal computers and video games. He was an executive in three companies that had IPOs (including Apple’s) and was the founder, CEO and leader of Electronic Arts and EA Sports for its first decade. He led production and design of many industry-changing games including Madden Football, founded and led 3DO and Digital Chocolate and spent three years working with world leading experts to design and publish an advanced EQ game for children that teaches the principles and practices of emotional intelligence. He and the products he created have won hundreds of awards, including his early enshrinement in the AIAS Hall of Fame for his work as a game designer.