Chris DeWolfe has built into one of the biggest mobile game companies in the world through the combination of licensed Hollywood franchises like Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery and original titles like Cookie Jam.
DeWolfe spoke at our recent event in April. Michael Pachter, managing director and analyst at Wedbush Securities, moderated the talk.
DeWolfe took note of gaming while he was CEO and founder at MySpace. When he left, he saw that Zynga was making a lot of money every day on the social network, and he went to places like Japan where he saw everybody engaging with mobile devices.
He jumped into mobile and social gaming, and now Jam City has more than 700 employees. When he started, a lot of the competition was