Ngmoco Poaches SEGA President Simon Jeffery

Posted Jun 16, 2009

Ngmoco is an iPhone  that raised $10 million in funding back in March.  Ngmoco games include Rolando 2, TouchPets Dogs, Topple, DropShip, Doctor Awesome, Word Fu, and Maze Finger.

Ngmoco also launched a publishing network called Plus+.  Ngmoco has taken their company to the next level by hiring SEGA President and COO Simon Jeffery.  Before SEGA, Jeffery was President of LucasArts.  At Ngmoco, Jeffery will be Chief Publishing Officer.  Ngmoco’s CEO Neil Young is also a former exec at Electronic Arts.

Ngmoco also plans on launching a social gaming network called the Plus+Network.  Players on the Plus+Network will be able to create profiles, add friends and followers, and monitor leaderboards.

[via TechCrunch]