Bernt Wahl has several passions, including starting fun and innovative companies, teaching entrepreneurship, writing books on chaos theory and fractal geometry, and Internet search technology. Throughout his career, he has been involved with several start-ups and has taught over 1,000 university engineering students how to develop new product ideas. Wahl founded Dynamic Software in 1987 while at UC Santa Cruz. Its first products produced mathematical visualization software. Dynamic Interactive - a spin-off company started in 1995 - was a pioneer Internet commerce company servicing clients that included Microsoft, Sun and Macromedia. He has served as CEO of both start-ups.