Kevin Bruner

Kevin Bruner is the founder and CEO of Bruner House, LLC, the developer of Beanie and provider of interactive production services.  Kevin has over 20 years of experience as a technologist, entrepreneur, and video game production innovator.

Notably, Kevin is the co-founder and former CEO of Telltale Games, a leader in narrative game experiences across all major mobile and console platforms.  Kevin developed the pipeline, software and creative methodology that has come to define modern, dramatic choice-based game mechanics, with the New York Times calling Telltale Games the “HBO of gaming.”

While leading Telltale, Kevin produced award-winning games for renowned IP, including The Walking Dead, Batman, Game of Thrones, and Minecraft.

Prior to Telltale, Kevin served in various leadership capacities at LucasArts, contributing to Star Wars games as well as other classics such as Grim Fandango and Monkey Island.


The Walking Dead has garnered many "Game of the Year" awards, including the Spike Video Game Awards,  Game Developer's Choice AwardsDestructoidDigital TrendsYahoo! GamesUSA TodayWiredComplexGamesRadar and Official Xbox Magazine. It was nominated for eight D.I.C.E. Interactive Achievement Awards winning "Adventure Game of the Year" as well as being nominated for five British Academy Video Games Awards winning "Best Story".

  • Winner - Best Story, The Walking Dead

  • Nominee - Best Story, The Wolf Amongst Us

  • Winner - Excellence in Narrative - The Wolf Among Us

  • Winner - Excellence in Convergence - Batman: The Telltale Series
  • Winner - Adventure Game of the Year - The Wolf Among Us

  • Winner - Best Narrative, Outstanding Achievement in Story - The Wolf Among Us
  • Winner - Best Writing, Comedy - Tales from the Borderlands

  • Nominee - Best Writing, Comedy - Minecraft: Story Mode
  • 100 Most Creative People