Zynga Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer and member of Zynga’s Board of Directors
Frank Gibeau is a mobile, PC and console gaming industry veteran, with 25 years of experience in interactive entertainment. He serves as Zynga's Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors at Zynga.
Gibeau spent more than two decades at Electronic Arts Inc., where he held a number of influential business and product leadership roles. Most recently, he served as the Executive Vice President of EA Mobile, where he led strategy, product development and publishing for the company's fast-growing mobile games business. In that role, Gibeau managed EA's portfolio of popular mobile franchises including The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Plants vs. Zombies, Real Racing, Bejeweled, Star Wars, Minions, SimCity, EA SPORTS and The Sims. In addition, Gibeau spearheaded the creation of new mobile IP and platform technology, as well as EA's Chillingo publishing operation.
Prior to leading EA's mobile business, Gibeau was President of EA Labels from 2011 to 2013, where he oversaw IP development, worldwide product management and marketing for major console and PC properties including Battlefield, FIFA, Madden NFL, Need for Speed, SimCity, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and The Sims. He also spent four years as the President of the EA Games Label, leading a successful business turnaround that resulted in increased product quality, on-time game delivery and dramatically reduced costs. Before that, Gibeau acted as EA's Executive Vice President and General Manager of The Americas, where he was directly responsible for a publishing operation that accounted for more than $1.5 billion of EA's annual revenue. While at EA, Gibeau also served as Executive Producer of the major motion picture "Need For Speed," which was released in 2014.
Gibeau is currently Chairman of the Corporate Advisory Board for the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Gibeau previously served on the Board of Directors for Cooliris, a mobile content and communication technology company, and Graphiq, a data visualization company. Gibeau received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Masters of Business Administration from Santa Clara University.
Chief Financial Officer, Zynga
Gerard Griffin is Zynga's Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the company's accounting, finance and investor relations operations. Griffin brings with him 25 years of business experience, and has deep expertise in financial and operational management within the gaming, media and technology sectors.
Before joining Zynga, Griffin spent more than 10 years at Electronic Arts, Inc., a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Finance where he was the finance leader for EA's Studios, Marketing and Publishing organizations. Before that, he spent more than six years in Geneva, Switzerland as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for EA International. In that role, Griffin oversaw EA's international finance functions and served as the lead finance partner to EA's Chief Operating Officer and Global Publishing organization. At EA, Griffin was a key member of the company's operating management team responsible for the development and expansion of EA's games across all platforms including mobile, console and PC.
Prior to EA, Gerard held a number of senior finance roles domestically and internationally at technology and media companies, including NBC and Primedia, as well as in public accounting with KPMG in Dublin and New York.
Griffin received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Galway and a postgraduate diploma in Professional Accounting from University College Dublin. Additionally, he is a fellow in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland. Griffin is married to wife Paula and has two children and a Yorkie.
Chief Operating Officer, Zynga
Matt Bromberg is Zynga's Chief Operating Officer, overseeing Zynga's Business Operations and Strategy, Technology, IT, Data Science, Visual Design and Global Player Experience teams, as well as the company's Bangalore, India-based game studio.
Bromberg brings to Zynga deep operating experience in games, digital media and online platforms. He was most recently Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations for mobile gaming at Electronic Arts, Inc., where he was responsible for technology, production, live services, strategic planning and business operations. Before that, he was Group General Manager of EA's Bioware studios worldwide, leading a team that built hit video gaming franchises such as Star Wars, Dragon Age, Mass Effect and Command & Conquer. Bromberg joined EA as the General Manager of EA's Bioware Studio in Austin, Texas, where he led the successful turnaround of Star Wars: The Old Republic, including its transition to free-to-play gaming.
President of Publishing
Bernard is a mobile gaming and interactive entertainment veteran with more than 15 years of experience. As Zynga’s President of Publishing, Bernard is responsible for overseeing how the company brings its games and services to players through our network, consumer insights, product management, marketing, user acquisition, ad monetization, communications, business development and strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining Zynga, Bernard spent nearly 10 years at Electronic Arts Inc., most recently as the company’s Senior Vice President of Mobile Publishing. In that role, he oversaw EA’s mobile distribution, strategy, product management, analytics, network engagement, marketing, revenue demand planning, business development, third-party publishing, mergers and acquisitions and Sandbox. During his tenure at EA, Bernard also led EA's games division in Asia and helped bring EA franchises including, SimCity, Star Wars, The Sims, The Simpsons, Real Racing and EA SPORTS, to billions of players.
Prior to joining EA, Bernard served as Director of Sales and Channel Strategy at The Walt Disney Company, where he led sales and retail for Disney Mobile.
Bernard holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Economics and Communications from Boston College.
Chief Communications Officer
Dani Dudeck serves as Zynga’s Chief Communications Officer where she oversees the company’s global external and internal communications practice. Dudeck is a 15-year communications veteran having worked with some of the fastest growing companies in the world at the intersection of entertainment, technology and pop-culture. Since 2010, Dudeck has led the global communications practice including managing the company’s corporate reputation across financial and industry audiences, driving direct-to-consumer mainstream awareness for existing and new products, and managing Zynga’s employer brand through internal communications, cultural initiatives and events. Dudeck serves on the Advisory Board for Women at Zynga, the largest and most active employee resource group at the company where she helps to drive unique coaching, development and community-building programs for Zynga’s talented women. In 2012, Dudeck received industry recognition by PRWeek in the publication's annual "40 Under 40."
Prior to joining Zynga, Dudeck led the Communications team for News Corp’s MySpace’s as the company’s Vice President of Global Communications where she oversaw the company’s in-house team, global PR agencies and communications efforts across consumer, technology, product and corporate issues management. Prior to joining News Corp, Dudeck worked for PR agencies including Edelman and Hill & Knowlton representing clients such as Starbucks, Yahoo!, Hewlett Packard, Toshiba and THQ. She earned a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and French language from the University of Southern California and resides in San Francisco with her husband and daughter.