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I swear, you look at this guy 'Don' and think that early in his life, he looks like the guy that hovered over everyone elses shoulders at the arcade as a spectator rather than actually playing any games, and that this experience led up to his 'laissez-faire' attitude of 'let them eat XBOX-360' - if they don't have an internet connection. This guy should have a restaining order put on him as to not be at least 100 feet from any BEST BUY or household owning a console for the arrogance he's shown us. Zynga will be in for a real treat when this guy takes the helm, as EA will be dancing with joy in their board rooms knowing EA's 'worst company in the world' crown may not be theirs for much longer!

Well I don't think enough people care about Zynga to vote it anything.

From the sounds of it...this guy should be in the field of making games and not leading the team for a hardware device to play games. I think it quite obvious we saw this come through. In fact if any one truly should lose their job it is the person or people that hired him for this task. I think they grossly misjudged what his experience and talents were.

After doing a little reading on his back ground...I think he might do something good for Zynga. I actually just put 50 shares of stock in my trading portfolio for them. They've been actually holding fairly steady in the market for a while...it seems they might be on the rebound or at least not falling farther.
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Often success isn't measured with how easy a task is, but how difficult it is.

More on point, the move to Zynga is a win-win for him; If he rights the ship and makes it profitable then he is the savior of the company, and it looks amazing on his resume. If he doesn't, then he can be the guy that "Laid the company to rest gracefully", if you will, and still come out clean, since everyone seems to think Zynga is doomed no matter what.

When a company hires a CEO, and the company fails, then its blamed on the CEO. Zynga is not destined to fail like Lehmann Brothers. If Don was hired as the Lehmann Brothers CEO, he would be the one to rest the company. However, Zynga is still making games. Not digging up money from liquidated assets to pay off lawsuits.
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HE and thr board of directors ddi approve the changes WE wanted to the X1... something that almost never happens in the industry.. give him some credit. yes M$ is still a company. They care abour profits. That being said i am glad they took our opinions seriously instead of giving the developers what they wanted (the draconian DRM)
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