Wednesday August 29, 2012

In Latest Departure, Zynga Loses Its Chief Creative Officer

Zynga is still losing their top talent to other companies and now they will be losing their chief creative officer, but this time with a twist. Mike Verdu is leaving to start a new company focused on mobile gaming and Zynga plans to invest in their former employee’s new business. How’s that for a severance package? big grin

Verdu said he will be leaving Zynga effective today to start his new venture. He declined to disclose the name of the company, but said that Zynga will both invest in it and that Zynga will be the publisher of his games on its third-party platform.