Aug 28, 2017
John Skruch, Atarisoft
John Skruch worked at Atari from 1982, under Warner
Communications, all through the Tramiel era, until 1998 when the
company was owned by JTS.
During that time, he was operations manager for Atarisoft, the
arm of Atari that produced software for competing computer systems;
software product manager for the 8-bit computer line; and director
of licensing. He was involved wth the design and development of the
XM301 modem, and the Atari Lynx game system.
This interview took place on March 18, 2017.
"Atari was bleeding. We used to kid that there was a guy who
would go up on the roof every day at noon and toss a million
dollars off the roof, and come back inside."