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Jeff Burton

Serial Entrepreneur; Co-Founder, Electronic Arts; Co-Founder, HolodeckVR

Jeff Burton 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 after leaving Electronic Arts, all results of ideas and skills of recent graduates from Stanford. For its first three 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/associate at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies. He was a co-founder of HolodeckVR in Munich, and is a major advisor to BitDegree, in addition to being head of global programs for Startup Division by Civitta in Vilnius, Lithuania. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for Startup Europe under the European Commission, and a member of the Board of Directors for other companies currently engaged with new technologies. Mr. Burton obtained his undergraduate education and MBA at Stanford University.

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