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Exclusive: Microsoft’s Xbox Head Don Mattrick Leaving to Take Top Role — Possibly CEO — At Zynga

AllThingsD: Don Mattrick, the president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment unit — which centers on the Xbox and all the software giant’s gaming and entertainment efforts — is leaving the company, said multiple sources close to the situation.
These sources added that the high-profile executive is also close to taking a top job at Zynga, the troubled online social gaming company, possibly as its CEO and working in close partnership with its founder and current CEO Mark Pincus.

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In2iti0n2952d ago

After the PR disaster that was the Xbox One, plus all the countless embarrassments he made in interviews about the Xbox One, no one else would have him except Zynga.

Nucky2952d ago

From sinking ship over to another...

Draper2951d ago

Other ships don't want him.

In2iti0n2951d ago

There was an obvious reason behind it. I'm not sure he could go anywhere after what he did at Microsoft.