SVP of Mobile
David Ko currently works at Zynga as SVP of mobile and reports directly to Mark Pincus.
David spent 10 years at Yahoo! and most recently held the position was senior vice president of Yahoo!’s Audience, Mobile and Local businesses. He led all aspects of Yahoo!’s mobile business globally, including strategy, product and monetization. He also set the business direction for Yahoo!’s mobile and local initiatives as he droves the company’s leadership in developing new ways to reach and engage consumers. He was also responsible for the vision, strategy and continued innovation of Yahoo!’s media properties, including Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo!’s entertainment properties and more.
Prior to this, David, served as vice president for Yahoo!’s mobile business in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Yahoo!, David served as a senior associate for Equity Capital Markets at Salomon Smith Barney, where he was responsible for identifying, executing and closing deals in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Before joining the Equity Capital Markets groups, he was a financial analyst for the Investment Banking Division in Global Energy. David graduated from New York University, Stern School of Business and currently live in Palo Alto with his family.