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James Gwertzman

Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US

CEO & Co-Founder, PlayFab, Inc.. Previously Chief Evangelist, Code.org. Harvard grad.

CEO & Co-Founder, PlayFab, Inc.. Previously Chief Evangelist, Code.org. Harvard grad.

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PlayFab, Inc.
Sprout Games, LLC.
Escape Factory, Ltd

Positions

General Manager Asia/Pacific PopCap Electronic Arts August 2011 - December 2012
Vice President, Asia/Pacific PopCap Games, Inc. June 2007 - August 2011
Relationship Marketing Director Microsoft Asia HQ August 1998 - August 2000
CEO & Co-Founder PlayFab, Inc. January 2014 - present
Chief Evangelist Code.org July 2013 - January 2014
Head of Strategic Development PopCap Games January 2013 - June 2013
General Manager Asia/Pacific PopCap Electronic Arts (EA) August 2011 - December 2012
Vice President, Asia/Pacific PopCap Games June 2007 - August 2011
Director of Business Development PopCap Games June 2005 - June 2007
Managing Director/ Co-Founder Sprout Games, LLC. June 2003 - June 2005
CEO & Co-Founder Escape Factory, Ltd August 2000 - June 2003
Relationship Marketing Director Microsoft August 1998 - August 2000
Lead Program Manager Microsoft June 1995 - August 1998
Summer Intern R/GA 1992 - 1992

Education

Harvard University Computer Science 1991 - 1995
Horace Mann 1987 - 1991
St. Albans 1985 - 1991
St. Patricks 1978 - 1985

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Sasha Novakovich
CEO, TIZE, Inc. Harvard Business School grad. University of California, Berkeley grad.
From successful game developer to SaaS provider to the industry - James knows the space inside and out.

Caitlin Pulleyblank
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Open Colony.
Caitlin works with startup entrepreneurs and executives closely in her role at OpenColony -- she's hyper networked and loves to make connect ... ions in her network. In fact she introduced me to someone who almost became my CMO - she's got a very good feel for talent.

Sasha Novakovich
They're my friends  •  CEO, TIZE, Inc. Harvard Business School grad. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Very successful with her own business.