GamesBeat Summit Next 2022: Zynga cofounder Mark Pincus joins speaker roster

by | Sep 8, 2022 | Technology

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today.

We’re excited that our speakers for GamesBeat Summit Next 2022 will include Mark Pincus, the cofounder and former CEO of Zynga (acquired by Take Two Interactive earlier this year for $12.7 billion), which pioneered social games to help establish gaming as a mass-market activity.

Waves of hype always crash into the game industry, but we never know if they’re going to get our feet wet or be tidal waves that change the whole industry. GamesBeat Summit Next 2022 will examine the next big opportunities in a disciplined way with the industry’s thought leaders. You can use the discount code Dean50 to get 50% off the ticket price for a limited time.

Our event will focus on the emerging parts of gaming that could turn into the next big markets. Our major subthemes will focus on key areas and how they will grow in the post-pandemic world. Those subthemes include the metaverse, user-generated content and the creator economy, influencers and the upheavals in marketing, nonfungible tokens and cryptocurrency, emerging markets, subscriptions and cloud gaming and the changing infrastructure of games. And as always, we will look at deal-making and the financial trends in gaming.

Mark Pincus

Mark Pincus is the cofounder and former CEO of Zynga.Pincus founded Zynga in April 2007, accompanied by Eric Schiermeyer, Justin Waldron, Michael Luxton, Steve Schoettler, and Andrew Trader (working under the name Presidio Media).

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