Jeff Pinsker

CEO
Amigo Games

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

• inventing products that have sold 38+ 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 Games (a division of Spin Master), Pressman Toy, Scholastic’s Klutz division, Infinitoy, and University Games.

Board service has included: American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), Project Genius, Trophy Skin, DASH Robotics, National Education Week, Stanford’s Entrepreneurs Group, and the Tech Museum’s Tech Challenge. Pinsker has authored 13 children’s books, and holds a master’s and two bachelor’s degrees from Stanford University.
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