SkyMobi, a leading mobile application platform in China, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Gio Zhang, a seasoned mobile game industry veteran, as Senior Vice President of Game Operations, effective September 8, 2014. Mr. Zhang will be responsible for the development and execution of the Company’s mobile game strategy, and assume a lead role in expanding the Company’s sourcing, distribution, marketing and M&A activities in key overseas markets including the United States, South Korea and Japan.
Mr. Zhang joins Sky-mobi from Glu Mobile, a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games, where he served as the managing director of its China division. During his tenure at Glu China, Mr. Zhang led initiatives in establishing operations in the China market, forging licensing partnerships with major Chinese game publishers, localizing and distributing mobile games, and developing the overall business infrastructure. Prior to Glu China, Mr. Zhang served in a similar role at Gameloft China, another global mobile game developer, where he oversaw the company’s business development initiatives in China. Mr. Zhang received a bachelor’s degree in information management from Beijing Union University. Read More.