Brad Fregger was the producer of Activision's computer game Shanghai (Brodie Lockard's Mahjong solitaire) and designed the first commercial version of computer solitaire (Solitaire Royale, published by Spectrum Holobyte in 1986). In addition, he produced and published numerous other computer games for a number of different companies, including his own development company, Publishing International. Currently Fregger is President/CEO of Groundbreaking Press, an author-services book publishing company, a lecturer (professor) at Texas State University-San Marcos, and the author of four books: GET THINGS DONE - Ten Secrets of Creating and Leading Exceptional Teams, and, ONE SHOVEL FULL - Telling Stories to Change Beliefs, Attitudes, and Perceptions, LUCKY THAT WAY - Stories of Seizing the Moment While Creating the Games Millions Play, and WHY PUBLISH - Making the Right Choices for Your Book.
As a lecturer and corporate trainer, Fregger was the founder of three corporate-training departments (Mervyns Department Stores, Atari, and Activision), he has produced more than 50 videos, 12 audio books (as publisher of Parrot Audio Book he produced and published the autobiographies of Burt Reynolds and John Denver), over 100 consumer and business enterprise software products, and as a book publisher (Groundbreaking Press) has published over 50 books on a wide variety of subjects.
Fregger is an international speaker providing programs to major companies throughout the Middle East (Tunisia, Dubai, Beirut, and Qatar), Europe, and Canada in a broad spectrum of subjects including, effective leadership, negotiation, project management, technical risk management, creativity, and team building. Brad is featured in Tom Peter's book, Liberation Management.
Fregger holds a Master's Degree in Futuristics (San Jose State University). His speech, "Earthward Implications of Cosmic Migration," was given at the American Astronautical Society's proceedings in honor of the tenth anniversary of Apollo 11's landing on the moon. He has been guest on radio-talk shows across the nation, discussing the future of our society in the areas of genetic engineering, space travel, virtual reality, and extinction-level events.
Brad Fregger and his wife/business partner, Barbara Foley, live in the Texas hill country South of Austin.