Brent Bushnell is the CEO of Two Bit Circus, a Los Angeles-based “make tank” focused on building products at the crossroads of amusement and education. The interdisciplinary team strives to make entertainment more enriching and education more fun. Most recently the team launched STEAM Carnival, a modern re-imagining of the midway to inspire kids about science, technology, engineering, art and math. Previously he was the on-camera inventor for the ABC TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
He was the CEO of Doppelgames, a mobile game platform company that sold to Handmade Mobile in 2012; he’s a founder of Anti-Aging Games, a company creating casual games that reduce the risk of early memory loss; was a founding member of Syyn Labs, a creative collective combining art and engineering to create high engagement for large brands and bands including Google, Disney and responsible for the viral hit Rube Goldberg music video for OK Go that garnered 40 million views on YouTube. In his spare time, Brent mentors teens in game development and entrepreneurship via programs such as Spark and NFTE. He publishes at brentbushnell.com and @brentbushnell