Founder and General Manager
2014 - 2016 (about 1 year)
As the General Manager of GoThrive I raised $500k from prominent Angel investors, hired top talent and guided the development of two products in the food-tech space. We ended...more up closing the company and returning a portion of capital when we didn't have enough traction to raise a series A.
General Manager / Sr. Director of Product
2008 - 2012 (over 3 years)
- Led Zynga Poker from $10M in ARR to $100M in ARR in 14 months. Usage went from 700k DAU to 7M DAU during that time. The team scaled from 15 to 50 people. - GM of Poker...more Blitz which launched and reached 2M MAUs. - GM of Product in Zynga Japan, a fifty person game development studio that launched multiple games in the Japanese market on Mixi. - GM of HTML5 Games in Zynga Mobile. Launched FarmVille & CityVille Express as well as Mafia Wars Shakedown to a few million monthly active users.
I led Zynga Poker from $10M a year in annual revenue to $100M a year in annual revenue in 15 months. The team scaled from 15 people to 50 people and DAU's went from 600k to 7M. I went on to coach a variety of teams within Zynga both in side the US and in Asia on implementing data driven product management processes.