Name: Jeri Ellsworth
Computer related contributions
- American self-taught computer chip designer and entrepreneur.
- She is known for creating a Commodore 64 emulator within a joystick, in 2004, called Commodore 30-in-1 Direct to TV. That "computer in a joystick" could run 30 video games from the early 1980s. The 30-in-1 was very popular during the 2004 Christmas season, selling over 70,000 units in a single day via the QVC shopping channel.
Honors and awards
- Named "MacGyver of the Day" on February 25, 2010 by LifeHacker.