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Zynga Inc (ZNGA.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Pincus

52 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Frank Gibeau

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gerard Griffin

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Bernard Kim

41 2016 President - Publishing

Matthew Bromberg

51 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Jeffrey Buckley

34 2017 Chief Accounting Officer

Phuong Phillips

41 2017 Chief Legal Officer

Jeff Ryan

2017 Chief People Officer

Louis Lavigne

70 2017 Lead Independent Director

William Gordon

68 2008 Director

Regina Dugan

55 2014 Independent Director

Carol Mills

64 2017 Independent Director

Janice Roberts

62 2017 Independent Director

Ellen Siminoff

50 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Pincus

Mr. Mark J. Pincus is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as Chairman from April 2007 to March 2016, and has served as our Executive Chairman since March 2016. He previously served as our Chief Executive Officer from April 2007 to July 2013 and from April 2015 to March 2016, and as our Chief Product Officer from April 2007 to April 2014. In 2014, he founded superlabs, a San Francisco-based product lab focused on developing products that connect and empower people, which was acquired by Zynga in 2015. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Pincus served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Tribe.net, a company he launched and one of the first social networks in the industry. From 1997 to 2000, he served as Chairman of Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT), a help desk automation software company he founded, and he served as its Chief Executive Officer and President from December 1997 to July 1999. From 1996 to 1997, he served as Chief Executive Officer of FreeLoader, Inc., a web-based news company he co-founded. Mr. Pincus also made founding investments in Napster, Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB). Mr. Pincus graduated summa cum laude from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is an angel investor in multiple Silicon Valley startups and regularly gives lectures to aspiring entrepreneurs.

Frank Gibeau

Mr. Frank D. Gibeau serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Zynga Inc. He is a mobile, PC and console gaming industry veteran, with 25 years of experience in interactive entertainment. Frank is leading Zynga’s business turnaround by increasing operational excellence, driving a renewed commitment to live services and bold beats, investing in the Company’s forever franchises – Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, CSR2 and Social Slots – and focusing on innovation across the organization through existing IP and emerging chat-based platforms. Mr. Gibeau spent more than two decades at Electronic Arts Inc., where he held a number of influential business and product leadership roles. Most recently, he served as the Executive Vice President of EA Mobile from October 2013 to May 2015, where he led strategy, product development and publishing for the company's fast-growing mobile games business. In that role, Mr. Gibeau managed EA's portfolio of popular mobile franchises including The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Plants vs. Zombies, Real Racing, Bejeweled, Star Wars, Minions, SimCity, EA SPORTS and The Sims. In addition, Mr. Gibeau spearheaded the creation of new mobile IP and platform technology, as well as EA's Chillingo publishing operation. Prior to leading EA's mobile business, Mr. Gibeau was President of EA Labels from 2011 to 2013, where he oversaw IP development, worldwide product management and marketing for major console and PC properties including Battlefield, FIFA, Madden NFL, Need for Speed, SimCity, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and The Sims. He also spent four years as the President of the EA Games Label, leading a successful business turnaround that resulted in increased product quality, on-time game delivery and dramatically reduced costs.

Gerard Griffin

Mr. Gerard Griffin serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Griffin has over 25 years of finance experience and a deep business understanding of consumer facing media, entertainment and technology. Before joining Zynga, Mr. Griffin spent more than 10 years at EA. Most recently, from January 2013 to September 2016, he served as EA's Senior Vice President of Finance where he led EA's business finance teams. Before that, Mr. Griffin spent more than six years at EA’s international HQ in Geneva, Switzerland as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for EA's International and Global Publishing businesses. Prior to EA, Mr. Griffin held a number of senior finance and operational roles domestically and internationally at technology and media companies, including NBC Universal and Primedia, Inc., as well as in public accounting with KPMG. Mr. Griffin received his Bachelors of Commerce degree from University College Galway and a postgraduate diploma in Professional Accounting from University College Dublin. Additionally, he is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland.

Bernard Kim

Mr. Bernard Kim serves as President - Publishing of the Company. Mr. Kim oversees Zynga’s publishing operations, which is responsible for how Zynga brings its games and services to players through its network, consumer insights, product management, marketing, user acquisition, ad monetization, communications, business development, and strategic partnerships. Before joining Zynga, Mr. Kim spent nearly 10 years at EA, most recently as EA’s Senior Vice President of Mobile Publishing from 2012 to 2016. In that role, he oversaw EA’s mobile distribution, strategy, product management, analytics, network engagement, marketing, revenue demand planning, business development, third-party publishing, mergers and acquisitions, and Sandbox. During his tenure at EA, he also led EA's games division in Asia and helped bring EA franchises including Sim City, Star Wars, The Sims, The Simpsons, Real Racing, and EA SPORTS to billions of players. Mr. Kim received a B.A. in Economics and Communications from Boston College.

Matthew Bromberg

Mr. Matthew S. Bromberg is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Bromberg is responsible for the worldwide operations of the company’s 14 game studios across the United States, United Kingdom, Finland and India. In his role, he also oversees technology, data science, analytics, and design/UI, directly leading several of Zynga’s largest game teams. Before joining Zynga, Mr. Bromberg was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations of the mobile division of EA, where he held global responsibility for the mobile gaming business from January 2015 to July 2016. Before that, he was Group General Manager of EA’s Bioware studios worldwide from September 2013 to December 2014, leading a team that built hit video gaming franchises such as Star Wars, Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and Command & Conquer. Prior to that, Mr. Bromberg was the General Manager of EA’s Bioware Studio in Austin, Texas from May 2012 to September 2013, where he led the successful turnaround of Star Wars: The Old Republic, including its transition to free-to-play gaming. Before joining EA, from March 2011 to March 2012, Mr. Bromberg was the founder and CEO of I'mOK Inc., a location-based gaming and communication platform for families. Prior to that he was the President and CEO of pioneering eSports company, Major League Gaming, from February 2006 to May 2010, where he helped grow Major League Gaming from a startup to the largest competitive video gaming league in the world. Prior to joining Major League Gaming, Mr. Bromberg held a number of senior roles at AOL, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of Moviefone, General Manager of Consumer Products, and most recently, General Manager Online Gaming. Mr. Bromberg has served as a member of the board of directors of Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE: FIT), a technology company focused on delivering health solutions and a leading global wearables company, since March 2018. Mr. Bromberg received a B.A. in English from Cornell University and a J.D. from H

Jeffrey Buckley

Mr. Jeffrey Buckley is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He has spent more than seven years at Zynga in various roles across our accounting and finance organization. Prior to his appointment as Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Buckley served as Vice President, Finance & Corporate Controller, where he helped lead our accounting, tax, and treasury functions. Before that, from October 2014 to December 2015, Mr. Buckley served as International Controller, based out of our offices in the U.K. In that role, he oversaw international accounting and led the financial integration of the NaturalMotion acquisition. Before serving as International Controller, Mr. Buckley worked primarily in the Company’s financial reporting group, assisting with IPO readiness, SOX implementation efforts, and the financial statement preparation process. Prior to joining Zynga in 2011, Mr. Buckley held positions in the external financial reporting group at Yahoo! from 2009 to 2011 and Ernst & Young from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Buckley received a B.S. in Business with an emphasis in Accounting from Santa Clara University, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California.

Phuong Phillips

Ms. Phuong Y. Phillips is Chief Legal Officer of the Company. Ms. Phillips oversees Zynga’s legal affairs. Ms. Phillips brings to Zynga nearly 15 years of technology and clean energy industry legal experience. Prior to joining Zynga, Ms. Phillips served as Associate General Counsel for Tesla, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high-performance electric vehicles and related clean energy generation and storage products, from February 2017 through joining Zynga in September 2017. Before that, Ms. Phillips spent more than six years at SolarCity Corporation, a distributed solar energy company specializing in engineering, installation and financing of solar energy systems, and served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Corporate and Securities from March 2015 to March 2017, and as Associate General Counsel and Head of Corporate and Securities from May 2012 to March 2015. Prior to joining SolarCity in 2011, Ms. Phillips practiced corporate and securities law at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. Ms. Phillips received a B.A. in Communication Studies and J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Jeff Ryan

Mr. Jeff Ryan is Chief People Officer of the Company. Ryan brings to Zynga more than 20 years of global HR experience in the digital media and gaming industries. Prior to joining Zynga, Ryan served as Senior Vice President of People at GoPro, Inc., where he was responsible for global HR, facilities and real estate at the action camera and content company. Before joining GoPro, Ryan spent three years at CBS Corporation as Senior Vice President of HR for the company's Digital Ryan brings to Zynga more than 20 years of global HR experience in the digital media and gaming industries. Prior to joining Zynga, Ryan served as Senior Vice President of People at GoPro, Inc., where he was responsible for global HR, facilities and real estate at the action camera and content company. Before joining GoPro, Ryan spent three years at CBS Corporation as Senior Vice President of HR for the company's Digital Media Business. In that role, Ryan oversaw HR and recruiting for CBS Interactive, one of the largest publishers of premium content on the internet. Ryan also spent nearly seven years at Electronic Arts, Inc., where he served as the Head of HR for EA Canada, Vice President of HR for EA Sports, and Vice President of HR for EA's largest business unit, Publishing and Interactive. Media Business. In that role, Ryan oversaw HR and recruiting for CBS Interactive, one of the largest publishers of premium content on the internet. Ryan also spent nearly seven years at Electronic Arts, Inc., where he served as the Head of HR for EA Canada, Vice President of HR for EA Sports, and Vice President of HR for EA's largest business unit, Publishing and Interactive.

Louis Lavigne

Mr. Louis J. Lavigne, Jr. serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has been a Managing Director of Lavrite, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in the areas of corporate finance, accounting, growth strategy and management, since 2005. Mr. Lavigne has served on the boards of directors of several public and private companies and institutions. Mr. Lavigne served in various executive capacities with Genentech, Inc. (NYSE: DNA), a biotech company, for over 20 years, including, Chief Financial Officer from 1988 to 2005, Executive Vice President from 1997 to 2005; Senior Vice President from 1994 to 1997; Vice President from 1986 to 1994; and Controller from 1983 to 1986. Mr. Lavigne was named the Best CFO in Biotech in 2005 in the Institutional Investor Survey, and in June 2006, he received the Bay Area CFO of the Year-Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award. He has served as a member of the board of directors of Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO), a specialty pharmaceutical company, since July 2013, and also serves as the chair of the compensation committee and member of the audit committee; a director, chair of the audit committee, member of the compensation committee, and member of the mergers and acquisitions committee, of DocuSign Inc., a private eSignature transaction management company, since July 2013; a director and chair of the audit committee of NovoCure Limited (NASDAQ: NVCR), a commercial stage oncology company, since January 2013; and as chairman of the board of directors and chairperson of the compensation committee of Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY), a radiation oncology company, since September 2009. He has also served as a member of the board of directors of Rodan + Fields, LLC since June 2015 and as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Puppet Labs, Inc. since December 2015

William Gordon

Mr. William B. Gordon serves as Director of Zynga Inc. since July 2008. Bing Gordon has been a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capital firm, since June 2008. Mr. Gordon co-founded EA and served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer from March 1998 to May 2008. Mr. Gordon serves on the boards of directors of N3twork, a media sharing company; Airtime Media Inc., a messaging company, Zazzle Inc., a web-based custom products company, and Linden Research, Inc. (or Linden Lab), a virtual worlds company. Mr. Gordon is a special advisor to the board of directors of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), an internet retail company, and previously a member of its board from 2003 until January 2018. He was also a founding director at ngmoco, LLC (acquired by DeNA Co. Ltd. in 2010) and Audible, Inc. (acquired by Amazon.com, Inc. in 2008). Mr. Gordon was awarded the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 and held the game industry’s first endowed chair in game design at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. Mr. Gordon earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Yale University, where he serves on the President’s Council.

Regina Dugan

Dr. Regina E. Dugan Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of Zynga Inc. Dr. Regina E. Dugan served most recently as the VP of Engineering at Facebook from May 2016 until January 2018. In this position, she led Facebook’s “Building 8”, the company's breakthrough consumer electronic product shipping, development, and R&D organization. Dr. Dugan also currently serves on the board of directors of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), a manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and brachytherapy. Prior to joining Facebook, Dr. Dugan served as VP of Engineering, Advanced Technology and Projects at Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) from February 2014 until May 2016; Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology and Projects at Google’s Motorola Mobility division, a telecommunications equipment company, from March 2012 to February 2014; and director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the principal agency within the U.S. Department of Defense for research, development and demonstration of high-risk, high-payoff capability for the future combat force, from July 2009 to March 2012. Dr. Dugan has also held several executive positions, including co-founder, President, and CEO at RedXDefense LLC, a security solutions company, from 2005 to 2009, and co-founder, President, and CEO at Dugan Ventures, an investment firm where she continues to serve as a non-voting partner.

Carol Mills

Ms. Carol G. Mills serves as Independent Director of the Company. Carol G. Mills has served as the chair of the board of directors of Xactly Corporation (NYSE: XTLY) since February 2010 and as a non-executive director of RELX Group (NYSE: RELX) since April 2016. Ms. Mills has been an independent consultant since February 2006. Ms. Mills has been a member of the board of directors of numerous public companies: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALSK), a provider of broadband solutions, from 2013-15; Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), an electronics company and information technology distributor, from 2014-16; Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) from 1998 to 2011; Blue Coat Systems, Inc. from 2009 to 2012; and Tekelec from 2007 to 2012. Prior to her board service, she spent more than 30 years in top level operating positions at Hewlett-Packard, Juniper Networks, and Acta Technology. Ms. Mills holds a B.A. in Economics from Smith College and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Janice Roberts

Ms. Janice M. Roberts serves as Director of the Company. Ms. Roberts is an experienced global technology executive and venture capitalist based in Silicon Valley, where her board experience spans public, private, and nonprofit organizations. She is currently a Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures where she leads early stage enterprise and “cross-border” investments and holds advisory and board positions with portfolio companies. Ms. Roberts currently serves on the boards of Zebra Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZBRA) and RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) and was most recently a director of ARM Holdings Plc until its acquisition by the SoftBank Group in 2016. From 2000 to 2013, Ms. Roberts served as Managing Director of Mayfield Fund where she continued as a venture advisor until 2014; investing in wireless, mobile, enterprise and consumer technology companies. From 1992 to 2000, Ms. Roberts was employed by 3Com Corporation (which was later acquired by Hewlett Packard), where she held various executive positions, including Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, President of 3Com Ventures, and President of the Palm Computing Business Unit. She also serves on the advisory board of Illuminate Ventures and is Co-Chair of GBx Global.org, a curated network of British entrepreneurs and senior technology executives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ms. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (honors) from the University of Birmingham in the U.K.

Ellen Siminoff

Ms. Ellen F. Siminoff M.B.A. serves as Independent Director of Zynga Inc. Ms. Siminoff is President and CEO of Shmoop University, Inc., an educational publishing company. From February 2004 to February 2008, Ms. Siminoff served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Efficient Frontier, Inc., a provider of paid search engine marketing solutions, and she served as chairman of its board of directors from February 2008 to September 2009. Prior to that, from 1996 to 2002, Ms. Siminoff served in various capacities at Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), an internet company, including as Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Small Business, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, and Vice President, Business Development and Planning. Ms. Siminoff also served on the board of directors of SolarWinds, Inc. until it was taken private in 2016, and served on the boards of directors of Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU) from June 2008 through the end of her term in June 2011, Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE: JRN) from 2007 through the end of her term in May 2013, and US Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS) from 2006 through the end of her term in July 2013. She has also served on the boards of private companies, including Mozilla Corporation, a software company. Ms. Siminoff holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an A.B. degree in Economics from Princeton University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mark Pincus

1

Frank Gibeau

1,735,000

Gerard Griffin

874,540

Bernard Kim

1,042,110

Matthew Bromberg

875,600

Jeffrey Buckley

--

Phuong Phillips

3,454,410

Jeff Ryan

--

Louis Lavigne

324,999

William Gordon

599,998

Regina Dugan

604,998

Carol Mills

354,163

Janice Roberts

361,663

Ellen Siminoff

249,999
As Of  31 Dec 2017