20th Birthday

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14 Jul: Geek Squad’s 20th Birthday Has a Nice (NYSE) Ring to It

Geek Squad passed on the sheet cake for its 20th birthday.

Instead, Geek Squad hit Wall Street and celebrated its 20th birthday by ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

President of Geek Squad Chris Askew was flanked by some of the nation’s best and brightest who wear black and orange (in addition to a couple hand-picked and lucky Blue Shirts, too).

“This trip means the world to me,” said Cody Halvorson, a Precinct Agent from Reno, Nev., who was the individual to ring the bell.

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10 Apr: 20 Fun Facts for 20 Candles – Happy 20th Birthday Geek Squad

Geek Squad 2Fun fact. Geek Squad turns 20 years old this year, and has been on TV stations across the country helping ease the transition with the end of Windows XP.

What’s even more fun? These 20 fast facts about the rapid response task force:

1. Geek Squad was founded for $200 in 1994.

2. On average, Home Theater Agents complete 3.67 in-home installations every 60 seconds.

3. Best Buy’s Richfield, Minn., headquarters is referred to as the Magic Castle in the Geek Squad community.