Roger Dickey, CEO of Gigster, is a serial entrepreneur and active angel investor based in San Francisco. Roger’s first company was an AirBnB for tutoring, started in Austin in 2006. He entered the games industry in 2007 with a Facebook app startup, launching 19 apps with the largest generating 300M+ page views per month. After an acquisition by Zynga, Roger went on to found Mafia Wars (100M users), FishVille (35M users), and five other titles in his three years there. Roger served as an international product team advisor for Zynga, helping the company grow their games in India, Japan, and China.
After leaving Zynga, Roger and Debo Olaosebikan founded Gigster, an on-demand software development and design service with a network of 350 top freelancers. Gigster is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, Ron Conway, Ashton Kutcher and Jason Calacanis.