Stephane Kurgan has served on our Board of Directors since April 2012 and as our chief operating officer since April 2011. Stephane has more than 20 years of management experience at high-growth technology businesses. Prior to joining King, Stephane served as the chief financial officer at Tideway Systems Ltd., a data centre management software company that was acquired by BMC Software, Inc. He has also served as senior vice president and managing director of enba plc, held various sales and product management roles at Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing BV and was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc. Stephane has served as a member of the Board of Directors of HK Ltd. since January 2006 and previously served on the Board of Directors of Lasker Fund LP and Gladstone Capital Management LLP until December 2012. Stephane holds a B.A. in Economics from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, a Diploma in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University SAIS School, Italy and an M.B.A. from INSEAD, France. Papa Pear Saga is the only King game where Stephane is remotely ahead of his wife.