Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson

Famous for: being the face of Xbox

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When Hryb assumed his position at Microsoft, he was told he would need a gamertag. He chose "Major Nelson" based on his TiVo's recommendation he watch "I Dream of Genie." Little did he know millions of gamers would soon know him by that name. As the public face of Xbox, he communicates directly with fans on his blog.