Tag Archives: Don Mattrick

Zynga’s New CEO Shakes Up Executive Team

Three execs coincidentally leave to pursue other interests as CEO announces organizational shake up. Maybe they need more time with their families as well. Zynga filed a Form 8-K today announcing the deparure of David Ko, the COO.  According to … Continue reading

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Zynga Cuts Losses After Flirtation With Gambling.

It turns out that gambling is illegal and the government is not too keen on online gambling. It is unfortunate, as I was quite curious to see how that strategy would’ve looked in practice.  As of this writing, shares have … Continue reading

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How Much Is It Worth To Hire Someone To Save Your Company, Zynga Edition

About $0.15/share for a company trading at $3.30 (as of this writing). So, Mark Pincus is out and Don Mattrick is in as Zynga CEO.  So, how much is it worth to try to revive the once high-flying company? Here … Continue reading

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Another Mafia Wars* Victim – Pincus Out as Zynga Chief

He stays on as Chairman and Chief Product Officer. Reports are that Mark Pincus, CEO and founder of Zynga, is stepping aside as CEO.  He will remain as Chairman and Chief Product Officer. Don Mattrick, who previously headed up Microsoft’s … Continue reading

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