Photo Release -- Zynga Appoints John Doerr to Board of Directors

Photo Release -- Zynga Appoints John Doerr to Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA), the
world's leading social game developer, announced today that John Doerr,
General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, joined the company's
board of directors.

John Doerr
 John Doerr, general
 partner at Kleiner Perkins
 Caufield & Byers

A photo accompanying this release is available at

"John has been a supporter of Zynga since our early days, and truly
understands our core values and mission," said Mark Pincus, CEO and Founder,
Zynga. "John has worked with some of the most well-known companies in the
world at every stage imaginable and his experience helping teams innovate at
scale will be a tremendous asset for our leadership team. I'm personally
looking forward to working closer with John, a true pioneer in the consumer
internet space, and welcoming him to the board as a trusted advisor through
this pivotal, transition year. John inspired us all to pursue creating
internet treasures. He is a true missionary and will deepen and strengthen our

"In just five years Zynga has connected hundreds of millions of people to
their friends for fun. What's exciting is this is still day zero – just the
beginning -- of social gaming's potential," said John Doerr, General Partner,
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. "With its deep talent and multi-platform
technology, and millions of happy customers, Zynga will engage more of us
wherever we play – whether on the web, phones or tablets. I'm excited about
working with Mark and the Zynga team in its next chapters of growth."

Doerr joined KPCB in 1980, and has backed some of the world's most successful
companies, including Google Inc. (GOOG), Inc. (AMZN) and Intuit
Inc. (INTU). His passion is helping entrepreneurs create the "next big thing."
John currently serves on the boards of several Internet technology companies,
including Coursera, Flipboard and Google.

Doerr started his technology career in 1974 at Intel, and later founded
Silicon Compilers, a VLSI CAD software company, and co-founded @Home, the
nationwide broadband cable Internet service. Outside of KPCB, Doerr supports,, the Climate Reality Project and

Doerr joins Zynga's distinguished board members: William "Bing" Gordon, Reid
Hoffman, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stanley J. Meresman, Sunil Paul, Mark Pincus,
Ellen F. Siminoff and Owen Van Natta.

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About Zynga Inc.

Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA) is the world's leading provider of social game
services with more than 298 million monthly active users playing its games,
which include Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Scramble With Friends, Gems
With Friends, Draw Something, FarmVille 2, ChefVille, CityVille, Bubble Safari
and Ruby Blast. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms,
including Facebook,, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android.
Zynga is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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