FORA.tv Speaker - Roy Sehgal

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Biography

Roy Sehgal is General Manager at Zynga, the largest social gaming company on the web. In this role, Sehgal is building the future of social gaming through the production, development and operation of games that connect the world and drive new revenue streams through virtual item business models.

Previously, Sehgal was the Vice President of Premium Games & Services for MTV Networks' Nickelodeon Kids & Family division, where he helped build, manage and monetize several of the world's largest casual game brands and services such as AddictingGames.com, Shockwave.com, NickArcade.com and MyNoggin.com.

Roy is a new media veteran with extensive experience building new businesses in the online, digital and mobile industries. Previously, Sehgal was Vice President of Business and Corporate Development for online entertainment pioneer Atom Entertainment (acquired by Viacom/MTV Networks in 2006), where he managed partnerships, strategy and M&A for AtomFilms.com, AddictingGames.com, and Shockwave.com.

Prior to Atom, he was a founding team member and SVP of Business Development at July Systems, Vice President of Mobile Commerce at InfoSpace (NASDAQ: INSP), Director of Business Development at Prio (acquired by InfoSpace in 1999) and a strategy consultant at Marakon Associates. Sehgal graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics.

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