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Ex-Linden Lab CEO Rod Humble hired by Jam City

Humble brings over 25 years of experience with games like Second Life and The Sims to the Jam City team.

Alissa McAloon, Publisher

October 7, 2016

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Former Linden Lab CEO and Electronic Arts EVP Rod Humble has been hired by Jam City. In his previous roles, Humble worked closely with The Sims franchise during his time at EA and later oversaw development of Second Life at Linden Labs.

Humble has worked in games for over 25 years, and during that time has been involved with everything from Everquest to his own indie games like The Marriage and Stars over Half Moon Bay. Currently, he is a designer in residence at the San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art.

In his new position Humble will oversee the management and development of Jam City's properties, which include popular mobile games such as Juice Jam and Cookie Jam

Robert Zakari, former General Counsel and EVP of e-commerce company The Lucky Group, has also been hired at Jam City as General Counsel and EVP of Corporate Development. 

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Alissa McAloon

Publisher, GameDeveloper.com

As the Publisher of Game Developer, Alissa McAloon brings a decade of experience in the video game industry and media. When not working in the world of B2B game journalism, Alissa enjoys spending her time in the worlds of immersive sandbox games or dabbling in the occasional TTRPG.

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