Senior Vice President
Mike Verdu is a 25-year veteran of the gaming industry and has served in creative and business roles and both large and small companies. He’s worked on PC, console, social, and mobile games that have generated over $2B in revenues. He’s currently SVP of EA Mobile, overseeing the “pure play” mobile games and studios at EA including Galaxy of Heroes out of Sacramento’s Capital Games, SimCity BuildIt out of Helsinki’s Track Twenty, The Sims Free Play and Real Racing 3 out of Melbourne’s FireMonkeys, Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled out of Seattle’s PopCap, and The Simpsons Tapped Out being run in Austin’s Red Crow studio. Before joining EA, Mike was co-President of Studios and Chief Creative Officer at Kabam where he helped implement the company’s triple-A “Fewer, Bigger, Bolder” strategy that led to a sale of the company in 2017. Kabam acquired Mike’s start-up mobile game company TapZen in 2015. Prior to Kabam, Mike served on the c-team of Zynga for three and a half years in the run-up to that company’s IPO and was at EA Los Angeles from 2002-2008 starting as a Sr. Producer and ending up as the VP/GM of EALA.