John Schappert is the Chief Operating Officer of Zygna.
With over 20 years of experience running games and studios of all sizes, John is responsible for the companyʼs day-to-day operations, including Zyngaʼs game studios, mobile division and administrative functions. Before joining Zynga, John was chief operating officer of Electronic Arts, responsible for Worldwide Publishing, the Online Platform Group, EA Interactive, Central Development services, and other divisions of the company. Prior to EA, John worked at Microsoft as corporate vice president and led the LIVE, Software, and Services division of the Interactive Entertainment business, where he oversaw Xbox LIVE and Xbox software (Microsoft Games Studios, Games for Windows). Before joining Microsoft, John worked in various executive positions at Electronic Arts from vice president in 1998 (joining through the acquisition of Tiburon Entertainment, a company he co-founded in 1994) to executive vice president in 2007.