Todd Hollenshead

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Todd Hollenshead
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Hollenshead at QuakeCon 2007
OccupationCEO/President, id Software (1996-2013); Head of Publishing, Saber Interactive (current)
Spouse(s)Mihaela Plesa

Todd Hollenshead was President and CEO of id Software while the company put out some of the gaming world’s most iconic video game franchises: Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein, and Rage. In addition to his software work, he is also known in the gaming community for his long hair and his role as "MC" at Quakecon, a LAN party and gaming convention in Dallas, Texas.

Hollenshead formerly worked as a tax consultant at Arthur Andersen, later joining id Software in 1996. He stayed on as President of id after it was acquired by ZeniMax in 2009, but left the company in 2013. [1]

In February 2018, Hollenshead took a leadership role at Nerve Software. [2]

In November of 2020, after almost three years at Nerve Software, Todd has taken a position as Head of Publishing at Saber Interactive.

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  2. Takashi, Dean (2018-02-27). "Todd Hollenshead takes his id Software expertise to Nerve Software". VentureBeat . Retrieved 6 July 2018.