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Biography

Bing Gordon
Bing Gordon
Director
Bing Gordon became a director in May 2022, following Take-Two’s combination with Zynga. Prior to the transaction, Mr. Gordon served on the board of directors of Zynga from 2008 through 2022.

Mr. Gordon has been a partner at Kleiner Perkins, a venture capital firm, since June 2008. In 1982, Mr. Gordon co-founded Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and held various roles, including Vice President, Marketing and later, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer from March 1998 to May 2008. Mr. Gordon serves on the boards of directors of Duolingo (NASDAQ: DUOL), a language learning company; Truecaller (NORDIC: TRUE-B), a telephony company; and privately held companies including Airtime Media Inc., a messaging company; Dreamscape, a VR and learning systems company; Flipboard, a media sharing company; N3twork, a blockchain games publisher; and Zume Inc., an environmentally-conscious food packaging company.

Mr. Gordon is a special advisor to the board of directors of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and was previously a member of its board of directors from 2003 until January 2018. He was also a founding director at ngmoco, LLC (acquired by DeNA Co. Ltd. In 2010) and Audible, Inc. (acquired by Amazon.com, Inc. in 2008). Mr. Gordon was awarded the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 and held the game industry’s first ever endowed chair in game design, at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

Mr. Gordon earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Yale University. Mr. Gordon has extensive knowledge of the interactive entertainment industry, emerging technologies, consumer-focused product development and marketing issues, as well venture capital investing in and guiding technology companies. As such, the Board deems Mr. Gordon qualified to serve as a director.