MySpace's Chris DeWolfe Jumps From Social to Games
MySpace Co-Founder Chris DeWolfe sits with Mashable's Chief Strategy Officer Adam Ostrow to publicly discuss for the first time his challenging transition from leading the web's former social media giant into disrupting the mobile games industry and competing with likes of Zynga, King and Gree. This volatile business has been rife with boom and bust stories that echo the rise and fall of MySpace -- Chris reveals his scientific formula to "de-risk" this new industry by sharing lessons learned from MySpace and how he's applied them to achieve new growth and early-stage success of his fast-growing new venture, SGN (Social Gaming Network).
Attend this rare fireside chat to hear first-hand the valuable experiences of one of the web's most influential entrepreneurs - and get answers to the tough questions and challenges facing anyone looking to find new success in unfamiliar territory.
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- What was your experience at the helm of the rise and fall of MySpace?
- What lessons have you taken from the MySpace experience, and how have you applied them to your new venture SGN in the mobile gaming industry?
- How has your background with MySpace impacted your perceptions within the technology industry and your business strategies in the new category of social and mobile gaming?
- Have you seen other companies apply these same lessons toward their business models? Have competitors tried to replicate your new scientific approach to "de-risking" the mobile gaming industry?
- What exactly is a scientific approach to eliminating the risk involved in mobile and social games development? How do you find, engage and retain users, monetize your titles and increase profits over time?
Evan Bader Miller PR
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