Tag Archives: Zynga

Zynga Hopes For Rebound With New CEO

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus has resigned and recruited a replacement, Don Mattrick, the former president of the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft, which is giving the online gaming company’s investors hope for a fresh start.

Zynga Bleeds Jobs, Hopes for Mobile or Gambling Business

Social gaming company Zynga announced yesterday that it would cut 18 percent of its employees, in part because targeting consumers on mobile devices requires fewer employees than running a Web-focused company, according to news reports.

In addition to cutting more than 500 jobs to right-size itself as a mobile-focused company, Zynga is shuttering its offices in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas, AllThingsD reports.