As the Chief Revenue Officer of Zynga, Barry Cottle is responsible for corporate and business development, distribution, strategic partnerships, advertising sales and operations, publishing and real money gaming.
Cottle will leverage his deep experience with new technology and entertainment to maximize Zynga’s position in the market. Cottle brings over twenty years of experience in technology, games and entertainment to his role at Zynga, building and leading business and corporate initiatives.
Prior to joining Zynga, Cottle was executive vice president of EA Interactive, where he oversaw EA’s worldwidedigital gaming group including mobile, social and casual online games. Prior to EA, Cottle held various executive roles, including: CEO of Quickoffice, and Chief Internet Officer and COO at Palm Computing, heading up the Wireless and Content division. He served as SVP of marketing at Disney Televentures and CMO of Americast for The Walt Disney Company.
Cottle graduated Summa Cum Laude from Missouri State University, where he earned a B.S. in Information Systems Management and mathematics. He received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.