Walter DriverCo-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Walter Driver is the co-founder and CEO of Scopely and a longtime social-gaming entrepreneur. Since founding Scopely in 2011, Walter has built the company from the ground up, making it the #2 fastest growing company in America in 2015 according to Deloitte’s Fast 500 List. With six consecutive #1 games, three games consistently in the Top 50 Grossing List in the App Store, and more than 150 employees, Walter continues to expand Scopely’s reach, changing the way mobile games are developed, distributed, and monetized. Prior to Scopely, Walter founded and served as CEO of O Negative Media, where he developed next-generation social-gaming apps. Before that, he co-founded Ignition Interactive, one of the first developers of third-party applications on the Facebook platform. Walter was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Shaper, and has twice been a finalist in the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” awards. He was also included in Goldman Sachs’ “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” and Gaming Insider’s “30 Most Influential People in Gaming” lists. Additionally, Walter is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a mentor at TechStars Los Angeles, a member of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Council on Technology and Innovation, and an adviser to Darby Smart. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Brown University.