Zynga was founded in July 2007 by Mark Pincus and is named for his late American Bulldog, Zinga. Loyal and spirited, Zinga's name is a nod to a legendary African warrior queen. The early supporting founding team included Eric Schiermeyer, Michael Luxton, Justin Waldron, Kyle Stewart, Scott Dale, John Doerr, Steve Schoettler, Kevin Hagan, and Andrew Trader.
Zynga's mission is connecting the world through games. Everyday millions of people interact with their friends and express their unique personalities through our games, which range from harvesting crops to building your business franchise, to playing poker.
Through the company's philanthropic arm, Zynga.org is committed to transforming the world through virtual social goods. Zynga players have raised more than $6 million for several international nonprofits since Zynga.org launched in October 2009.
Current Team (46)Update
Past Team (102)Update
Senior Software Engineer
Product Manager, Mobile
Jun, 2012 - Mar, 2014
2010 - Jan, 2012
Held Technology Leadership Positions
Senior Product Manager
Jan, 2010 - Jul, 2010
Senior Manager, Business Operations
Mar, 2012 - Jun, 2012
Responsible of Turkish Speaking Community
Sep, 2011 - Dec, 2012
Sep 11 - Jan 13
Funding Rounds (9) - $866.6MUpdate
Board Members and Advisors (5)Update
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