Greg Enell, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Greg is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of success in the online gaming markets. Following 6 years in enterprise software at Microsoft, he decided to pursue his gaming passion. He entered the online gaming market with a 3 year stint at WildTangent, where he was successful in securing monstrous distribution partnerships with the likes of HP, Compaq, Dell, Gateway and others. Upon his exit at WildTangent, Greg bootstrapped and launched G12 Interactive- a publisher of casual games, which was later acquired by Big Fish Games. After 1.5 years running business development for Big Fish Games, Greg left and started PickJam, an online gaming company that powered a series of online trivia contests. Then in early 2010, he pooled his Pickjam profits to DoubleDown and launch the world's first social casino experience. Moving forward, Greg is focused on ensuring that the DoubleDown Casino is the top virtual casino in the world, thus growing to audience to 10′s of millions of users and building a high value online gaming entity.
Glenn Walcott, President
Glenn joined Double Down Interactive in November 2010 as our President. He was previously the CFO of Big Fish Games and helped lead the growth of that company from $8 million in revenue to more than $100 million and from 40 to 400 employees. He was also instrumental in helping Big Fish Games raise $83 million in one of the largest rounds of private financing of any gaming company ever. Glenn also held senior leadership positions at LOUD Technologies and Blue Nile (NILE). Glenn has a BS from University of Washington in Finance and Accounting.
Cooper DuBois, Chief Creative Officer
Cooper co-founded Pickjam with Greg Enell in 2007 and again in 2010, co-founded DoubleDown Interactive. He has over 15 years of Design and User Interface experience with Big Fish Games, Cnet, Quokka Sports, Charles Schwab, and Negocios en Linea (GanaPlata.com). Cooper has a BA degree in Conceptual Design and Information Arts from San Francisco State University (1997).
Shan Chinnasamy, Chief Technology Officer
Shan leads our technology, engineering, and operations to create engaging social casino games and a highly scalable infrastructure for our millions of players. He brings 21 years of technology and engineering leadership experience. He has led engineering teams at Oracle, Niku, Microsoft, Intuit and Adobe. He has launched several successful new products like Oracle eCommerce platform, Microsoft Business Solutions, eNiku eBusiness portal and enterprise solutions, and Adobe Digital Publishing SaaS Platform. Shan has a MS in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
John Clelland, Chief Marketing Officer
John leads our marketing and business development teams and is on a mission to make DoubleDown Casino famous around the globe and the next great consumer brand. He is a consumer marketer with a track record of building brands and businesses from the customer up. From fabric softener to fried chicken to wireless, he has created and developed new brands like Sidekick and T-Mobile, while revitalizing tired but venerable brand names such as KFC. With over 25 years of experience in multiple categories and countries, John has built and led marketing, communication and innovation teams at Pepsico, Colgate-Palmolive, YUM Brands and T-Mobile. Joining Voicestream, a small regional wireless carrier, he led the effort that rebranded and built T-Mobile into a household name and one of the 'Big 4' wireless carriers. John has a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Finance from Queen's University.
Charles Harper, Director of Business Development
Charles brings more than 14 years of experience from the gaming industry and is lauded for selling the first in-game advertisement online. Prior accomplishments and appointments include trailblazing deals for some of the top names in gaming, including Real Networks where he helped launch RealArcade and managed their Business Development group across PC, Mobile and Social games; ScreenLife, where he was responsible for taking "Scene It?" to set top boxes, the Xbox and onto mobile devices; and WildTangent where he managed the custom games business group working with top brands, such as Nike, McDonalds, General Mills, Microsoft, Intel and Anheuser- Busch.
Peter Anderson, Director of Recruiting
Peter leads the employee growth initiatives as the company continues to scale into a leading social games company. Peter brings over 15 years of Recruiting & HR experience with high growth technology companies most recently having built out the Big Fish Games team from 100 to over 400 employees in the US and internationally. Peter has also led the hiring initiatives of multiple senior management, technology and game development teams as an executive search consultant. Peter holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a focus on Human Resource Management and Marketing from Simon Fraser University.