SOURCE: WildTangent

WildTangent

May 07, 2014 09:00 ET

WildTangent Announces Greg Suarez as VP of Business Development, Media

New Senior Role Created to Drive User Engagement and Monetization With Mobile Game Developers

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) - WildTangent (www.wildtangent.com), the world's largest games network, today announced it has added Greg Suarez as Vice President of Business Development for WildTangent Media. In a newly created position driven by the company's growth in mobile, Suarez will drive the adoption and support of WildTangent's suite of engagement and monetization products for mobile game developers. 

"We continue to enjoy tremendous momentum during our transition to mobile and see particularly high-growth opportunities through advertising both on and off our games service," said Mike Peronto, CEO, at WildTangent. "Greg has tremendous knowledge and experience within the mobile game development community and has worked for some of the industry's top companies. With his expertise, we look forward to expanding our partnerships with game developers and publishers."  

Suarez brings 25 years of gaming industry experience and will help WildTangent extend its reach as a leading engagement and monetization partner to mobile gaming developers. Prior to WildTangent, Suarez founded a US-based mobile game studio for gloops Inc., now named Nexon, which built free-to-play games for Android and iOS devices. Earlier in his career, Suarez held senior positions at Glu Mobile, Twentieth Century Fox, Sega, Electronic Arts, and Activision. 

"The mobile games industry is evolving rapidly and can be a challenging space for developers of any size," said Suarez. "With over 15 years in gaming, WildTangent provides developers access to a massive games network, superior marketing and publishing support, and increased revenue opportunities. I look forward to helping WildTangent continue to build its presence in mobile and to delivering results for game developers." 

Suarez will be based in WildTangent's San Francisco office. To learn more about WildTangent Media, visit: www.WildTangent.com/Media

About WildTangent (www.wildtangent.com)

WildTangent is a worldwide, cross-device games company focused on the distribution and monetization of mobile, social and online games. The company has three main divisions: WildTangent Games offers a service that allows consumers to play thousands of premium games free, courtesy of brand advertisers, or they can purchase games. WildTangent Media delivers a patented mobile and digital advertising platform that connects leading brands with highly engaged audiences through premium advertising solutions. WildTangent Studios develops mobile games for iOS, Google Play, Amazon and WildTangent Games, including titles Polar Bowler and Word Science.

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