Jez San, OBE

Jez San, OBE

Founder & CEO, Funfair

Jez San OBE, is founder of FunFair (ticker: FUN), the world’s fastest Ethereum casino platform. It’s also the first blockchain platform and protocol to make online casino games fun, fast, and fair.  Jez San was inspired to become a computer game developer in the 1970s, and after playing the first ever massively multiplayer game Multi-User Dungeon (MUD) he founded one of the earliest British games developers, Argonaut in 1982, creating multiple multi-million-selling videogames including StarFox, Croc, and Harry Potter. Jez was a pioneer in the field of real-time 3D computer graphics and his first game, StarGlider, was one of the earliest 3D games ever published. He co-invented the Super FX graphics RISC processor for Nintendo, the first custom chip to render 3D computer graphics in a game system.  Jez is also an angel investor and some of his investments have included the artificial intelligence pioneer DeepMind Technologies (acquired by Google in 2014) and the cryptocurrency exchange, Kraken. In 2002, Jez was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to computer games.

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