Mitch Lasky

Mitch Lasky

Benchmark Capital

Will Consolidation Kill Innovation & Risk 

Mitch Lasky has spent more than two decades in the mobile gaming, new media and interactive entertainment business.  Prior to joining Benchmark Capital, Mitch served as executive vice president of Mobile and Online at Electronic Arts.   Previously, he was chairman and chief executive officer of JAMDAT Mobile, Inc, the leading global publisher of wireless entertainment applications, which was acquired by EA in 2005.
Prior to JAMDAT, Mitch served as general manager of eCompanies Wireless LLC, an Internet business incubator. He also spent five years at Activision, most recently serving as executive vice president of Worldwide Studios. In that role he was responsible for product development, business development and global operations. Earlier in his career, Mitch practiced law, worked at the Walt Disney Company and started a massively multiplayer online game company.

Mitch is on the board of EngineYard, Grockit and Vivox.
Education: Mitch received his Bachelor of Administration degree in History and Literature from Harvard College and earned a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.