Jason Rubin

Jason Rubin

President & Co-Founder

Naught Dog

Jason Rubin, Co-Founder of Naughty Dog, has developed games since 1985.  Rubin, partner Andy Gavin, and the Naughty Dog team are responsible for the creation and development of the first four "Crash Bandicoot" titles: "Crash Bandicoot" (1996 PSX), "Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back" (1997 PSX), "Crash Bandicoot: Warped" (1998 PSX), and "CTR: Crash Team Racing" (1999 PSX), as well as the first "Jak and Daxter" title: "Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy" (2001 PS2).  Together, these titles have sold more then 25 million units worldwide, with more then half of the sales coming from outside of the United States.  Crash 3 is the only title created by a non-Japanese team to have sold more then a million units in Japan in the history of video games.  Rubin and Gavin sold Naughty Dog to Sony Computer Entertainment America in January of 2001.

Rubin hosted a seminar discussing "Tara Reid and The Future of Game Development."