Jawfish Games Unveils Advisory Board Including Executives From Google,
Activision and Microsoft
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/13 -- Jawfish Games, the
industry leader in real-time, multiplayer tournament games for mobile
and web, today announced its Board of Advisors, bringing together
executives from companies including Google, Activision and Microsoft.
The Advisory Board will play an active role guiding Jawfish as the
company accelerates their growth in casual gaming.
Charter members of the Advisory Board include:
-- Ms. Sarah Boatman, VP of Business Development at Microsoft
-- Mr. Ben Cary, CPA and CFO of Ingrooves
-- Mr. Don Dodge, Google Developer Advocate
-- Mr. Ron Doornink, former CEO of Activision Publishing
-- Mr. Scott Greenburg, Partner at K&L Gates
-- Mr. Adam Gries, Founder of Smart Bites
-- Mr. Martin Tobias, founder of tippr.com and Venture Partner at
Jawfish Games, in partnership with Big Fish, recently launched the
first real-time, multiplayer tournament game for iOS. Match-Up!
launched to an Apple feature, and rave reviews. The game has
generated nearly double the industry average for engagement.
Match-Up! players registered more than five million tournament
entries in the first month.
"I'm extremely impressed with the quality of games Jawfish can
build," said Ron Doornink, former CEO and President of Activision
Publishing. "No other mobile gaming company in the world does
real-time, multiplayer for mobile as well. Real-time gaming is
clearly the next big trend for mobile, and Jawfish is leading the
Don Dodge, Google's Developer Advocate said, "Mobile social games are
a huge opportunity. Phil Gordon and the Jawfish team have a
compelling vision for real-time, multiplayer, social games of skill,
for the web and mobile platforms. They have the industry experience
and the passion to execute. Jawfish is poised to lead the mobile
gaming industry by offering world-class games that will be extremely
difficult for competitors to copy."
"We've got a royal flush with this advisory board," said Phil Gordon,
CEO of Jawfish Games. "These advisors are the brightest minds from
multiple industries and will help us grow and build a dominant force
in mobile gaming."
Additional titles are in development and will be released in Q2 2013.
About Jawfish Games
Jawfish Games is the industry leader in
real-time, multiplayer tournaments for mobile and web. The Jawfish
platform is scalable, lightweight, and built for the possibility of
real-money gaming. Jawfish is venture-backed and headquartered in
Seattle, Washington. Founders of Jawfish include CEO and former
professional poker player, Phil Gordon, as well as three of the lead
engineers from the online poker site, Full Tilt Poker. Real-time,
multiplayer games released to date include Match-Up! (developed in
partnership with Big Fish), Jawfish Words, and Jawfish Poker.
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