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Amitt Mahajan | Founder, CEO
Amitt is the co-founder and CEO of Red Hot Labs. Prior to starting Red Hot Labs, he was the cofounder and CTO of MyMiniLife and the lead architect for FarmVille. MyMiniLife was acquired by Zynga in 2009 and Amitt joined Zynga along with the acquisition and later went to develop Zynga's core game engine ExampleVille and served as the CTO of Zynga Japan. Amitt received his B.S. in Computer Science from University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign.

Joel Poloney | Founder
Joel is the co-founder and head of engineering at Red Hot Labs. Prior to starting Red Hot Labs, he was a cofounder of MyMiniLife and tech lead for the hit game FarmVille. Joel helped pioneer shared technology inside Zynga and lead development of a new server architecture aimed at minimizing development time of games. He studied Computer Science at the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign.

Dave Pekar | Founder
After graduating from Stanford University with degrees in Economics and Sociology, Dave founded a Facebook app company called Animal Apps which was acquired by Zynga. Dave served as a key product manager on FarmVille during it's meteoric rise up the charts. Later, he moved up the PM chain to the Central Product Group at Zynga, helping oversee all the product teams across the company.


SV Angel · Andreesen Horowitz · General Catalyst · Greylock Partners · IT-Farm
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