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Jeff Pinsker joins the GAMA Board of Directors

Wednesday, January 22, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Jeff Pinsker joins the GAMA Board

During the latest GAMA Board meeting on Tuesday, January 21, Jeff Pinsker of Amigo Games was selected to fill the vacancy the previous Director-At-Large, Brendan Bell, left with his resignation in December.

Jeff Pinsker has founded and sold three companies in businesses ranging from practical jokes to children’s TV and publishing to toys and games. Accomplishments include:

  • Inventing products that have sold 41+ million units at retail
  • Establishing an international distribution network spanning 104 countries
  • Starting a division that converted legacy game IP into mobile apps
  • Running a company with the #1 rated show on The Disney Channel

Pinsker is CEO of Amigo Games, the US subsidiary of one of Germany’s top game companies. Previous positions include top management roles at: Cardinal/Spin Master, Pressman Toy, Scholastic’s Klutz division, and University Games.

Board service includes: Literacy Coalition of Central Texas, American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), Project Genius, Mashup Foods, Cooloo, Trophy Skin, DASH Robotics, National Education Week, Stanford’s Entrepreneurs Group, and the Tech Museum’s Tech Challenge. Pinsker has written 13 children’s books, holds a master’s and two bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University, and is the proud father of two grown children and a 15-year-old stepson.

We look forward to continuing to serve our members with Jeff on the board!


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