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Mark Pincus

Investor, Chairman & Co-Founder of Zynga Inc.

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 Mark Pincus Biography

Mark Pincus is founder and former CEO of social media gaming company Zynga - named after his late bulldog. Zynga makes games like FarmVille, Mafia Wars and Words With Friends, that can be played on Facebook.

He served as Zynga’s Chairman from April 2007 to March 2016, and has served as Executive Chairman since March 2016. He previously served as 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 the 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.

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  • Mark Pincus out as Zynga CEO - Business Insider

    Mark Pincus has stepped down from his role as CEO of publicly-traded social game developer Zynga, less than a year after taking the reins in April 2015.

  • Mark Pincus

    Mark Pincus cofounded Zynga, an online social game maker known for popular apps Words With Friends and FarmVille. Pincus stepped down as chief ...

  • Mark Pincus is out again as Zynga CEO - The Verge

    Less than a year after returning to lead the company he founded, Mark Pincus is once again out as CEO of Zynga. Today the social gaming company announced  ...

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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mark Pincus or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mark Pincus or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Mark Pincus

Investor, Chairman & Co-Founder of Zynga Inc.

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Mark Pincus Biography

Mark Pincus is founder and former CEO of social media gaming company Zynga - named after his late bulldog. Zynga makes games like FarmVille, Mafia Wars and Words With Friends, that can be played on Facebook.

He served as Zynga’s Chairman from April 2007 to March 2016, and has served as Executive Chairman since March 2016. He previously served as 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 the 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.

Mark Pincus Videos

  • Founder Story: Mark Pincus from Zynga - YouTube
    Mark Pincus shares his story of growing Zynga from zero to one of the most successful mobile social gaming companies in the world. -- In 2017 ...
  • How to Build an Internet Treasure | Mark Pincus (Zynga) @ Startup ...

FAQs on booking Mark Pincus

  • How to book Mark Pincus?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mark Pincus for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Mark Pincus, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mark Pincus or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Mark Pincus?

    Booking fees for Mark Pincus, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mark Pincus, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Mark Pincus?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mark Pincus for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mark Pincus for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mark Pincus or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mark Pincus or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Mark Pincus is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Mark Pincus for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Mark Pincus generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Reid Hoffman, Max Levchin, Eric Schmidt, Marc Andreessen and Marissa Mayer. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mark Pincus for an upcoming event.

Mark Pincus Speaker Videos

  • Founder Story: Mark Pincus from Zynga - YouTube
    Mark Pincus shares his story of growing Zynga from zero to one of the most successful mobile social gaming companies in the world. -- In 2017 ...
    How to Build an Internet Treasure | Mark Pincus (Zynga) @ Startup ...

Mark Pincus News

  • Mark Pincus out as Zynga CEO - Business Insider

    Mark Pincus has stepped down from his role as CEO of publicly-traded social game developer Zynga, less than a year after taking the reins in April 2015.

  • Mark Pincus

    Mark Pincus cofounded Zynga, an online social game maker known for popular apps Words With Friends and FarmVille. Pincus stepped down as chief ...

  • Mark Pincus is out again as Zynga CEO - The Verge

    Less than a year after returning to lead the company he founded, Mark Pincus is once again out as CEO of Zynga. Today the social gaming company announced  ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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