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Barry Cottle

Executive Vice President at Zynga

Location
Greater Los Angeles Area
Industry
Computer Games
Current
  1. Zynga
Previous
  1. Electronic Arts,
  2. Quickoffice,
  3. Palm
Education
  1. Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Zynga

Zynga

Executive Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer

– Present

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Background

Summary

Barry is a senior digital entertainment executive who has successfully built and led multiple mobile and online ventures with industry leaders such as Zynga, Electronic Arts (EA), Palm, Disney, and Quickoffice.

Chief Revenue Officer/Executive Vice President - Games, Zynga 2012 - Present
Led corporate and business development, strategic partnerships, distribution, marketing and advertising. Asked to take over the rapidly declining casino division in late 2013, turned the business around to grow both revenues and market share and establish Zynga as a leader in the social/mobile casino.

Executive Vice President: Interactive Games, Electronic Arts (EA) 2007 to 2012
Built EA’s mobile and online game division from $140M to $600M+ revenues to become the WW market leader. Transitioned EA Mobile from a US-centric feature phone business to WW free-to-play leader across smartphones and Facebook.

Founder & CEO: Quickoffice, Inc. 2002 to 2007
Built and led the organization that created one of the most highly distributed mobile software and leading mobile productivity applications in the world. QO was acquired by Google.

Chief Operating Officer, Palm, Inc. 2000 to 2002
Built and oversaw Palm’s mobile content and wireless division and set the company’s strategic direction for mobile content and services.

SVP Marketing, Disney TeleVentures and CMO, Americast: Walt Disney Company 1990 to 1999
Led the development and marketing of digital TV and Internet services such as video-on-demand, web-TV and TV navigation.

Barry graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS Degree in Information Services and minor in Mathematics from Missouri State University, and received his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Experience

Executive Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer

Zynga
– Present (2 years 10 months)San Francisco Bay Area

Executive Vice President - EA Interactive - Social, Mobile, Online Gaming

Electronic Arts
(5 years)

Founder and CEO

Quickoffice
(5 years)Dallas, Texas

COO

Palm
(2 years)

SVP/CMO Disney Channel and Disney TeleVentures

The Walt Disney Company
(9 years)

Skills

  • Mobile
  • Online Gaming
  • Wireless
  • Mobile Games
  • Gaming
  • Mobile Devices
  • Game Development
  • Mobile Applications
  • Leadership
  • Casual Games
  • Product Management
  • Video Games
  • Business Strategy
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Digital Media
  • Facebook
  • Business Development
  • MMO
  • Gambling
  • Start-ups
  • Social Games
  • Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Mobile Content
  • Monetization
  • Advertising
  • Computer Games
  • Content Development
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Education

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

MBA, Marketing/Finance

Activities and Societies: Chairman of Marketing Club

Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science, Info Systems Mgmt and Mathematics

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS Degree in Information Services and minor in Mathematics from Missouri State University

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