Jerry Lawson has spent over 40 years in the electronics industry in a variety of fields, including video display technology, microwave and RF systems, optics, digital system design, video game hardware and software design and development, analog and digital computers, satellite technology and much more. During his career he has worked for many well known companies such as Signetics, Fairchild, Kaiser Electronics, Monolithic Memories, PRD Electronics, Grumman Aircraft, ITT and others.
While at Fairchild he led the engineering group that developed the Channel F video game console.
In the early 1980's he started his own company, Videosoft, that produced video games for the Atari 2600 console and OEM products for Parker Brothers, Milton Bradley, Mattel, CBS and Amiga.
Jerry has been a ham radio operator for more than 50 years (WA6LVN). He is currently involved with the mentor program at Stanford University.