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Executive in Residence at Elevation Partners

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Greg Richardson is an Executive in Residence at Elevation Partners. A senior executive with nearly 20 years of experience in media and consumer technology, Greg has solid credentials in both marketing and corporate development. He first joined Elevation as an EIR in 2005. During that time, he helped lead the investments in BioWare and Pandemic, two of the world’s leading game developers, and was instrumental in the formation of VG Holding Corp., eventually serving as that company’s Chief Executive Officer. Upon the sale of VG Holding Corp. to Electronic Arts in 2008, Greg rejoined Elevation.

Prior to Elevation, Greg was the Vice President and General Manager of EA Partners, a $350 million business unit within Electronic Arts. EA Partners managed key external relationships for EA and served as a catalyst for IP and asset acquisitions for the company.

He began his career with The 3DO Company, a publicly traded gaming company where he advanced through series of executive positions. While at 3DO, he led the development and marketing launch of two platinum selling games leading to a 300% increase in the company's share price.

Greg holds a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

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