Nick Earl served as Glu Mobile’s President and Chief Executive Officer and held a seat on the company’s Board of Directors. In 2021, Electronic Arts purchased Glu Mobile for $2.4 billion, the 7th largest acquisition in video gaming history. A twenty-nine year game industry veteran, Nick joined Glu in 2015 from Kabam Inc. and Electronic Arts. At Kabam, Earl was President of Worldwide Studios, presiding over such games as Marvel: Contest of Champions. At EA, Earl was SVP of EA Mobile, overseeing hits such as The Simpsons: Tapped Out, The Sims FreePlay and Real Racing 3. He also led the company’s transition from the premium to freemium model.
Prior to EA Mobile, Earl was SVP of EA Games launching such console and PC franchises as Knockout Kings, James Bond, Tiger Woods PGA Tour, The Godfather, The Sims, The Simpsons, Lord of the Rings and Dead Space. Nick is currently a Board member of SciPlay (SCPL), a leading developer and publisher of digital games. Nick holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.