Scopely is one of the most popular mobile game developers and publishers. It is known for many games such as Star Trek Fleet Command, Scrabble GO, The Walking Dead: Road To Survival, and more. Today, the company announced that the industry veteran Mike DeLeat is joining as a Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. DeLeat will be in charge of developer partnerships, platform relationships, licensing, and business development.
Mike DeLeat has launched more than 250 games
DeLeat the founder and the CEO of Rouge Games. During his time at Rouge, he raised over $3M+ in strategic financing and grew the business 10x since its founding. He worked with Kabam before on the Marvel Contest of Champions. Prior to Kabam, he was the VP of Global Publishing at Glu Mobile. By joining Scrabble GO developers, he will bring over 15 years of experience in the industry to the company. Tim O’Brien, Chief Revenue Officer at Scopely said the following in a press release:
As we continue to scale as a business, we have been looking for an experienced leader to further expand and take our developer, IP, and platform partnerships to the next level. Mike brings tremendous expertise, deep knowledge in mobile games, and an entrepreneurial mindset that is the perfect combination for Scopely. We are thrilled he chose to join us on the Scopely adventure.
“It’s an incredibly exciting time to join Scopely. The company has big ambitions with high caliber new projects in the pipeline,” said Mike DeLeaat. “Their ability to grow and sustain franchises that have been around for years is equally impressive. I’ve also admired their approach to development partnerships and am excited to help scale their studio ecosystem even further”.
Why Scopely hired a Senior Vice President?
Mike’s appointment comes on the heels of a year of significant growth for Scopely. The company saw consistent growth across its titles like Scrabble GO, Dice franchise, YAHTZEE With Buddies, and more. The company’s ability to deliver and scale such a range of products is driven by its proprietary technology and infrastructure, producing a highly diverse portfolio across multiple genres.