Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Gabe Logan Newell
Born: November 3, 1962
- Co-founder and managing director of the video game development and online distribution company Valve Corporation.
- Newell and Harrington used their money to fund Valve through the development of Half-Life.
- During production on Half-Life 2, he spent several months focusing on the Steam project.
- Newell spent thirteen years working for Microsoft Corporation, ultimately becoming a "Microsoft Millionaire". Newell has described himself as "producer on the first three releases of Windows".
Honors and awards
- Forbes named Newell as "A Name You Should Know" (2010).