Former Zynga exec Eric Marlow joins Reliance Entertainment Digital's Jump Games

8 Oct, 2012

Reliance Entertainment Digital's game division Jump Games, a leading international publisher and developer of mobile games, apps and content, has brought on board Eric Marlow as vice-president in charge of its Global Studios.

Marlow's mandate will involve overseeing the development of projects underway, chart the company's growth into new regions and expand the product portfolio by enhancing the company's relationship with third party developers.

Till recently he was with Zynga as an executive producer responsible for leadership and direction of Mafia Wars, one of their most respected franchises.

Manish Agarwal, CEO, Reliance Entertainment Digital said in a statement, "Marlow has uniquely distinguished himself as one of a handful of videogame executives with true multi-regional experience. His knowledge of the industry will be critical for us to develop world class products and tap the mobile gaming opportunities worldwide."

A BS from Western Kentucky University, Marlow has spent more than 13 years in the games industry, with additional experience in strategy at management consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). He has also worked with BellSouth Services, Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), iBeta, G2 Interactive, Forward Edge, Kuju Entertainment and Artisan Global Insights.

Marlow said in a statement, "Enhancing Jump Games' global presence is a great opportunity, and I am particularly interested with their association with Reliance Entertainment and their fantastic IP."

(Edited by Prem Udayabhanu)