Mike Harrington
COO, Picnik.com, Picnik.com


Prior to Picnik, Mike co-founded Valve Software where he was the director of development for Half-Life, an industry phenomenon that sold more than 10 million copies and won more than 50 “Game of the Year” awards. PC Gamer magazine, the best selling PC games publication, has repeatedly named Half-Life “the best PC game of all time.” Prior to Valve, Mike worked as a development manager for the Microsoft consumer division, Microsoft Windows NT User Interface team and the OS/2 graphics engine team. Mike loves getting into the outdoors, and recently bought a mountain bike that seems to be beating him up.


Location: 2002 Audience level:
Justin Huff (Google, Inc), Mike Harrington (Picnik.com)
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