Ken Fedesna is an American executive and manager with more than 40 years’ experience in the video and electronic games industry.
After earning his B.S. and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Fedesna began his career with Motorola. He joined Williams Electronics, Inc. in 1977. Fedesna stayed with the company as it acquired competitors Bally/Midway and Atari and expanded its development of pinballs, video games, video lottery terminals, and other electronic games. During his nearly three decades there, Fedesna served as the Vice President and General Manager of WMS Industries and Executive Vice President and General Manager of Midway Games, where he was responsible for managing the design and engineering of both coin-operated video games and home video games.
After the closure of Midway in 2003, Fedesna founded Cashbox Games, Inc., which manufactured and designed redemption games. He also served as President of White Rabbit Game Studio alongside former colleagues from Bally/Midway and Williams. In 2009, Fedesna joined brothers Frank and Ed Pellegrini at Team Play, Inc. in Chicago, which develops video games, redemption games, and photo booths. As of 2019, Fedesna is COO of Team Play.