Transcript of "Inside virtual goods: the future of social gaming 2011"
!"#$"%&(")*+,-.//%$0*1&2+*+)&/2$/3",-.,4"#.56778! 7!!Inside Virtual GoodsThe Future of Social Gaming 2011By Justin Smith and Charles Hudson www.insidevirtualgoods.com email@example.com Version 2.0 | Release Date: 16 November 2010 !2010 Inside Network, Inc. Unauthorized duplication or redistribution is expressly prohibited by law.!2010 Inside Network, Inc. www.insidevirtualgoods.com
!"#$"%&(")*+,-.//%$0*1&2+*+)&/2$/3",-.,4"#.56778! 5!!About the AuthorsCharles HudsonFormer VP Bus. Dev., Serious BusinessCharles Hudson was the VP of Business Development for Serious Business, aleading social games developer on the Facebook platform, until the company was acquired byZynga in March 2010.Prior to Serious Business, he was formerly the Sr. Director for Business Development at GaiaInteractive, a leading online hangout for teens. Prior to Gaia, Charles worked in New BusinessDevelopment at Google and focused on new partnership opportunities for early-stage productsin the advertising, mobile, and e-commerce markets. Prior to joining Google, he was aProduct Manager for IronPort Systems, a leading provider of anti-spam hardware appliancesthat was acquired by Cisco Systems for $830 million in 2007. Charles holds an MBA and BAfrom Stanford University.Justin SmithFounder, Inside NetworkJustin Smith is the founder of Inside Network, the first company dedicated toproviding news and market research to the Facebook platform and socialgaming ecosystem. Justin leads Inside Network’s Inside Virtual Goods and AppData researchand data services, and serves as co-editor of Inside Facebook and Inside Social Games.Prior to Inside Network, he was formerly Head of Product at Watercooler, one of the leadingapplication and game developers on the Facebook Platform. Prior to Watercooler, Justin wasan early employee at Xfire, the largest social utility for gamers, which was sold to Viacom in2006. Justin holds a degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Stanford University.!2010 Inside Network, Inc. www.insidevirtualgoods.com
!"#$"%&(")*+,-.//%$0*1&2+*+)&/2$/3",-.,4"#.56778! 9!!RightsUnauthorized duplication or redistribution of this report is expressly prohibited bylaw.Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with licensing questions. It’simportant that you respect the copyright terms in order for us to be able to continueour work. Thank you for purchasing this report.!2010 Inside Network, Inc. www.insidevirtualgoods.com