Excelerate Lab Mentors

Mike Bilder

Mike Bilder (@MikeBilder)

General Manager
Jellyvision Games, Inc.

Mike is the General Manager of Jellyvision Games, Inc. and is currently spearheading the company’s efforts as a major developer in the mobile and social gaming communities. Recent incarnations of the company’s popular trivia franchise YOU DON’T KNOW JACK have been released on iPhone/iPad and all major gaming consoles. Prior to Jellyvision Games, Mike spent many years at Midway Amusement Games LLC, serving in a number of roles managing and supporting internal and external development. As the Chicago Studio Head, Mike oversaw numerous game teams creating critically acclaimed, million-plus-selling titles such as: NBA Ballers, Blitz: The League, John Woo Presents Stranglehold, and Mortal Kombat. Mike holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and holds a BS degree in Computer Science from Purdue University. He holds them really tightly. Seriously, no one else is getting their hands on those things.