Jacobs Social Entrepreneur Fellow

Brett Sobol

Berkeley Haas

Brett has a background in finance and corporate strategy at Comcast NBCUniversal, helping to spearhead new business initiatives in technology, media, and entertainment. Brett is also the co-founder and CEO of Nauvoo Games – a board game design and publishing company. With Nauvoo, he has created, produced, and shipped several games for enthusiasts and families worldwide, including two titles that consistently rank among the top 100 family games of all-time. Brett has also worked with teachers and educational organizations to adapt Nauvoo products for afterschool programs, and he is eager to explore how games can have a positive impact on education.

As a Jacobs Social Entrepreneur Fellow, Brett is excited to explore games in education and apply his entrepreneurship and game design skills to the sector. Post-MBA, Brett aims to found a start-up that provides afterschool educational programming and promotes youth social-emotional development.