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Zynga appoints two new directors to its board

ZyngaZynga Inc., a provider of social game services, announced that two new directors are joining its board, Carol G. Mills and Janice M. Roberts.

Ms. Mills brings more than three decades of experience building global engineering teams to Zynga's Board.

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Ms. Mills currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Xactly Corporation, a software as a service company devoted to incentive compensation, and serves on the Board of Directors for RELX Group.

Most recently, Ms. Mills served as the Interim CEO of Blue Coat Systems, Inc., in late 2011.

Before that, she spent nearly two years at Juniper Network, Inc., where she served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of its Infrastructure Products Group, overseeing business strategy and product development.

Prior to joining Juniper Networks, she was a principal consultant for Barrymore and Baldwin, a strategy consulting firm.

She also spent more than four years as the CEO of Acta Technology, Inc., an enterprise software company that was acquired by Business Objects in July 2002.

Additionally, Ms. Mills spent more than 17 years at Hewlett-Packard Company where she held a number of executive roles including Vice President and Worldwide General Manager of its UNIX Server Business Unit.

Previously, Ms. Mills was a Board Member for several companies including, Adobe Systems, Inc.; Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.; Blue Coat Systems, Inc.; Ingram Micro; Tekelec, Inc.; and WhiteHat Security, Inc.

Ms. Roberts brings more than three decades of venture capital and global technology experience to Zynga's Board.

She has served on numerous private, public and non-profit boards, and is currently a Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures LLC.

Ms. Roberts serves on the Board of Directors for Zebra Technologies Corp. and RealNetworks, Inc., and most recently served on the board of ARM Holdings plc, owned by SoftBank Group, the microprocessor technology company for smartphones, computing and connectivity.

Prior to joining Benhamou Global Ventures, she served as a Managing Director at Mayfield Fund for 13 years. At Mayfield, she invested in communications and networking, wireless, mobile and consumer technology companies.

Preceding her career in venture capital, Ms. Roberts held a number of executive roles in Europe and the U.S.

She spent 9 years in a number of senior executive roles at networking company, 3Com Corp. (Hewlett-Packard Company), including Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development, Acting President of the Palm Computing Division and President of 3Com Ventures.

Before 3Com, she held various positions in the communications and networking industry, including Managing Director of BICC Data Networks, which was acquired by 3Com in 1992.




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