Jeri Ellsworth

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Jeri Ellsworth

Name: Jeri Ellsworth

Born: 1974

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.