Nora Ryan Appointed as Chief Technology Officer of ZEN Entertainment
Technology Veteran Joins Growing U.S. Legal Online Poker and Social Gaming Company
LAS VEGAS – April 12, 2012 – ZEN Entertainment, Inc. (ZEN) has appointed technology executive Nora L. Ryan as Chief Technology Officer. Ms. Ryan will be responsible for the development of ZEN’s technology vision and execution of ZEN’s product development strategy. She has a history of success working with early stage start-ups and established technology leaders including Apple, Palm, eFax and Yahoo!. Ms. Ryan was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.
“Nora is a valuable addition to the ZEN team. Her broad product and technology experience will allow ZEN to deliver innovative gaming products more quickly and to further enhance our network’s breadth and scalability,” said Craig S. Billings, President and CEO of ZEN. “The Increasing convergence of social, free-play and wager-based gaming requires forward-thinking product architecture and nimble product development. Nora brings the experience and skills to drive our technology forward.”
The ZEN Entertainment Network® (ZEN) offers big brands a platform to deliver a social, fun, and rewarding experience for online casino game players. It features competitive, U.S. legal tournaments, a robust promotions schedule and a common pool of up to $100,000 in monthly cash and prizes. ZEN offers its partners seamless access to our leading free-to-play online games network and a forward-thinkingroadmap to the future of online gaming.