I have been a central part of the senior management team (CCO, GM and CGO) at three exits (Merscom/Playdom, Playdom/Disney and Spooky Cool/Zynga) the past 3 years. I am now Sr Director with Zynga's social casino organization, where I lead VIP and CRM efforts for its slots products (Hit It Rich!, Duck Dynasty Slots, etc) and Zynga Poker, as well as licensing IP for Hit It Rich!. As a profit-oriented executive and creative consumer behavior expert with an entrepreneurial spirit, I bring to the table a proven track record spanning over 2 decades in taking companies to breakthrough financial, market, and operational success.
War of the Cars This is Uber's Playbook for Sabotaging LyftThe VergeFans of burner phones, secret credit cards, code names, and general espionage, look no further than your friendly neighborhood car-sharing start-up. According to The Verge, Uber (the company where you sit in the back seat) is waging an outlandish war on Lyft (the company where you sit i […]
Flip through issues of Harvard Business Review from the 1950s or 1960s, and you’ll see a steady drumbeat of articles on labor relations. But search Google today, and our top hit on unions is from 20 years ago — John Hoerr’s still-interesting “What Should Unions Do?“ America’s public sector has also found new issues to focus on – as Roger Martin has persuasiv […]
Companies everywhere are jumping on the sharing economy trend – from sharing skills to houses to cars, the sharing economy is transforming many industries. Technology has lowered the barriers so that anyone can provide services blurring the line between “personal” and “professional.” Read More
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich foresees a day when a wearable is no longer seen a one-size-fits-all device that you put on your wrist. That day could be coming sooner rather than later, as Intel-based wearable products will likely be shown off in the coming weeks at NY Fashion Week. Read More
On August 29, 2014, MIT Sloan School faculty with expertise in Latin America, China, energy and the global economy meet with business leaders in São Paolo, Brazil to discuss the business challenges and growth opportunities in Latin America and China in 2014 and future. The presenters look first at prospects and uncertainties in Latin America, […]
Image courtesy of Flickr user Grant Hutchinson. Right now, many organizations find analytics vexing. They observe other organizations extracting value from data in ways they can’t, and wonder what the secret might be. But this vexation won’t last. Value-adding analytical capabilities are increasingly attainable. For example, even the most basic websites can […]