Mark Pincus
Chief Executive Officer &
Chief Product Officer

Mark is the founder, CEO and chief product officer of Zynga. He founded the company in 2007 with a mission of connecting the world through games, and in founding, he also believes that games can do good.

On his way to creating Zynga, Mark started three companies. In 2003, he launched, one of the first social networks. Before that, he founded, a pioneer in automating tech support, and took it public. In 1995, he launched FreeLoader, the first web-based consumer push company. Mark started his career in new media and venture capital before he discovered his calling as a consumer technology entrepreneur. Mark also made founding investments in Napster, Brightmail, Twitter and Facebook.

Mark graduated summa cum laude from 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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May 31, 2005


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M, geat post.

your exclusive dish on the Google/Firefox financial transaction/browser relationship benefits your readers greatly...hmm...showing us that Google is funding/enabling Firefox, an IE competitor, may suggest some truth to what BillG has been publicly lamenting - Google's larger (OS) ambitions...WOW!!

mark we enjoy leveraging your access to facts that might take months or years to become available. post like these help everyone (from VC to the job-hunting rank-and-file) better understand a world unpredictable & frenetically veering ...

hangin on - and learning

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