OMGPOP chief revenue officer Wilson Kriegel has become the president and chief operating officer at New York based startup Paltalk. OMGPOP was acquired by Zynga for $210 million in cash and retention. Paltalk is a video chat service that raised $6 million in funding eight years ago.
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Wilson Kriegel, the former chief revenue officer of OMGPOP has departed from parent company Zynga according to VentureBeat. Zynga acquired OMGPOP for around $180 million to draw on the success of “Draw Something.” At the time, Draw Something had over 35 million users and now they have 90 million installs. When working at Zynga, Kriegel was responsible for making Draw Something go global and focus on drawing ad revenues. He was also in charge of monetization partnerships at Zynga Mobile. OMGPop started 6 years ago and originally started as a web-based gaming company. The company later turned to Facebook gaming and then mobile gaming.