Ken Birdwell​

Founder & Board Chairman

Ken has worked in telecommunications, computer simulation, and CAD prosthetics, before combining his passion for both technology and art to help start Valve, a popular video game company in 1996. Retiring after 20 years, Ken is an avid traveler and has been active in the nonprofit world since 1992 as a volunteer, board member, and donor.

Through the founding of his experimental 509(a)(3) foundation in 2011 and Magic Cabinet in 2018, Ken is dedicated to finding new ways of transforming lives and accelerating the evolution of philanthropy.