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Mark Skaggs

Mark Skaggs is an award-winning game developer known for his work creating the worldwide phenomena “FarmVille” and “CityVille” for Zynga. With a career spanning more than 22 years, three AIAS awards, four console transitions, and a track record of creating games that have sold more than 16 million copies at retail, Mark is also known for creating multi-million selling RTS games such as “Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2,” “Command and Conquer: Generals” and “Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle-Earth”. Most recently, Mark lead the development and launch of "Empires & Allies" mobile and finished his 7 year tenure at Zynga, where he served as Senior Vice President of Product Development, leading the charge to create new and interesting games in the social gaming space