Trip Hawkins is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Electronic Arts, 3DO, Digital Chocolate. He was employee #68 at Apple and speaks with host Mark Sylvester about how he followed his passion for games and technology into an extremely interesting career.
If you are interested in geek history, you will want to make time to listen to this episode.
I have to help the nerds take over the world
The value of a quality education – he studied originally at Harvard
How luck was a contributing factor to his success in life
Listen to 8 stories that show how he connected the dots from one life event to the next
Stories you’ve not heard about the early days at Apple Computer
How the route to discovery is rarely a straight line
The DNA of an entrepreneur: Ideas, Drive, Passion, and Effort
The story of his first game made in high school to his founding of Electronic Arts
The idea that formed his world view that Engineers are Artists
The secret of the EA business model
His view of the incoming generation of Digital Natives and how he thinks they’re a big part of the solution
How we need to think of new business creation as one that serves compassion instead of materialism