4/11/14 Howard Marks CEO Start Engine
April 11, 2014•81 min
Howard Marks is Co-Chair of Start Engine and CEO of Gamzee. Howard is an incredibly successful technology entrepreneur that has worked with a number of companies specializing in the video game, online gaming, social gaming and internet education industry. He is also working as the CEO of Gamzee, a company he founded in April 2011 with the stated goal of disrupting the gaming industry by making games that anyone can play anywhere, anytime, and on any device. In 2005, Howard founded Acclaim Games. After its acquisition by Playdom, he became head of the Acclaim studio and Sr. VP, Strategic Planning at Disney Interactive Media Group. Howard got his start in 1983 while a student at the University of Michigan. In 1991 as a co-founder, member of the board of directors and Executive Vice-President of Activision, Howard helped turn a brand that was largely viewed as dead weight into the leading powerhouse of the video game industry. Sometimes there just aren't any products out there that fit a specific need, like soap or shampoo for a baby’s delicate exterior. Inspired by her children's need for products developed for ultra-sensitive skin, Christine Burger founded Noodle & Boo. Working with professionals who specialize in natural, holistic skin care each exclusive formula is developed to nourish, replenish and protect especially delicate and sensitive skin. And today you will learn first hand how Christine did this, and how you can do something like this your self!The company is lovingly named after Christine's two young children, Andrew and Matthew, also known as Noodle and Boo. More recently, on a goodwill trip to Ethiopia, Christine met her daughter Dibora who rounds out the family perfectly.