Technology >> CEO Interviews >> August 20, 2001

Stanley Kinsey – Ntn Communications Inc (ntn)

STANLEY B. KINSEY is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NTN Communications, Inc. He has been a member of the NTN Communications Board of Directors since November 1997 and was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company in October 1998. From 1980 to 1985, he was an executive with The Walt Disney Company, most recently as Senior Vice President of Operations and New Technologies for the Walt Disney Studio. In 1985, Mr. Kinsey left Disney to co-found IWERKS Entertainment, a leading high-technology entertainment company, where he was chairman and CEO from its inception until 1995. During his tenure, IWERKS became broadly recognized for creating a new field of virtual reality theaters and entertainment centers at sites around the world. The company did an initial public offering in 1993. In 1995, Mr. Kinsey took a three-year sabbatical to spend more time with his family while remaining active on the boards of three new media companies and two nonprofit organizations. Mr. Kinsey holds a BA from DePaul University in Greencastle, Indiana, where he majored in Mathematics and was named to the 1976 Division III All-America golf team. Between 1976 and 1980 he worked as an Associate/Analyst with Andersen Consulting and in the corporate finance group of Goldman Sachs in New York. Mr. Kinsey received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Profile
TWST: Could you begin with a historical sketch of the company and an


Mr. Kinsey: The company has an interesting background, beginning in the

mid-1980s when it was founded by the