Mark Pincus

Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Mark Pincus

Name: Mark Pincus

Born: February 13, 1966, in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Zynga, which makes online social games.
  • Founded Freeloader, Inc., Tribe Networks, and
  • Currently served as CEO of Zynga until July 2013, and again from 2015 to 2016. Zynga's top games include CityVille, CastleVille, FarmVille, The Pioneer Trail, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, Empires & Allies, Indiana Jones Adventure World, and Draw Something.

Honors and awards

  • Named "CEO of the Year" in The Crunchies (2009).
  • Named Founder of the Year in The Crunchies (2010).