Sausalito, Calif. – December 15, 2021 – Game Taco, one of the nation’s premier skill-based mobile gaming platforms enabling players to compete for fun and cash prizes, today named Nancy MacIntyre and James Kim to its senior executive ranks. MacIntyre will serve as General Manager, Direct to Consumer, and Kim was named Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was made today by Game Taco Founder & CEO Joshua Barrow, to whom both will report.
MacIntyre is responsible for driving Game Taco’s commercial business through the WorldWinner brand and potential future acquisitions, while Kim oversees Game Taco’s product management, engineering, and production teams responsible for the WorldWinner platform.
“We are excited to add Nancy and James to what is already a tremendous executive team,” said Barrow. “They are talented, creative, forward-thinking individuals with tremendous experience in the digital gaming space, and we look forward to having them contribute to Game Taco’s continued expansion and growth.”
MacIntyre comes to Game Taco after serving as CEO of Sandbox Kids, a digital content services business serving kids and families worldwide, formed through the acquisition of Fingerprint, a company she co-founded and led as CEO since 2010. Fingerprint is a leading global mobile technology company leading the children’s subscription content services market. Previously MacIntyre held a range of positions in interactive entertainment, including Executive Vice President, Product Innovation & Marketing at LeapFrog Enterprises (now part of Vtech), and senior leadership positions in marketing at LucasArts, Atari, and Hasbro. A Maryland resident, MacIntyre graduated from Drexel University with a BS in Business Administration and Finance.
Before joining Game Taco, Kim was Senior Vice President, Product Management and Engineering at Cision, a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence, and Vice President Portfolio Operations at Platinum Equity, a global private equity firm that currently includes Game Taco as a portfolio company. Kim also held delivery and operations roles at Fortune 500 companies and as a consultant. A San Francisco Bay Area resident, he earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The addition of MacIntyre, an expert at creating global products and services, and Kim, with experience leading product and technology teams, continues Game Taco’s expansion which began earlier this year with the acquisition of WorldWinner and the addition of game designer Leif Simonson as Vice President, Games.
About Game Taco
Game Taco is an online skill-based game tournament platform designed to provide a fun, friendly, and trusted destination for users to play skill-based games against opponents of similar ability for fun and cash prizes. In addition to classic games like Solitaire, Game Taco is a provider of Atari skill games, including Breakout, Asteroids, and Centipede. Like Game Taco, WorldWinner.com and the WorldWinner app offer tournaments for players of all skill levels featuring many of the world’s favorite games, including Wheel of Fortune®, The Price Is Right Super Plinko®, SCRABBLE Cubes, Bejeweled, TRIVIAL PURSUIT, Two Dots, and Angry Birds. WorldWinner is also recognized for in-house game development and making its vast collection of renowned licensed games available in a single destination. Earlier this year, Platinum Equity acquired a controlling interest in Game Taco and WorldWinner, which, when combined, create the leading premium skill-games platform in the U.S., boasting IP rights to over 200 branded and generic titles. For additional information, please visit GameTaco.com.
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