SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA), the world's leading social game developer, announced today that John Doerr, General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, joined the company's board of directors.
Doerr joined KPCB in 1980, and has backed some of the world's most successful companies, including Google Inc. (GOOG), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Intuit Inc. (INTU). His passion is helping entrepreneurs create the "next big thing." John currently serves on the boards of several Internet technology companies, including Coursera, Flipboard and Google.Doerr started his technology career in 1974 at Intel, and later founded Silicon Compilers, a VLSI CAD software company, and co-founded @Home, the nationwide broadband cable Internet service. Outside of KPCB, Doerr supports NewSchools.org, TechNet.org, the Climate Reality Project and ONE.org. Doerr joins Zynga's distinguished board members: William "Bing" Gordon, Reid Hoffman, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stanley J. Meresman, Sunil Paul, Mark Pincus, Ellen F. Siminoff and Owen Van Natta. For additional information contact email@example.com About Zynga Inc. Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA) is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 298 million monthly active users playing its games, which include Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Scramble With Friends, Gems With Friends, Draw Something, FarmVille 2, ChefVille, CityVille, Bubble Safari and Ruby Blast. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. Zynga is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The Zynga Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=11743 The photo is also available at Newscom, www.newscom.com , and via AP PhotoExpress.