MUSIC / GAMES / TV & VIDEO / RIGHTSTECH: SEPT 25-27, 2017

Andrew Merkatz

President, Tapinator, Inc

Andrew Merkatz

President, Tapinator, Inc

Biography

Andrew Merkatz is a mobile gaming executive with 20 years of experience as an operator and investor in media and technology growth companies. From 2008-2015, Mr. Merkatz was a Managing Director of Investments at Vision Capital where he managed investments in digital media and software technology. Mr. Merkatz began his career at private equity firm, Interlaken Capital. He later served as Chief Operating Officer for Site-Specific, one of the first internet advertising agencies (sold to CKS Group), Vice President of Corporate Development at FLOORgraphics, a pioneering in-store media company (sold to News Corp.), and President of Predict It, a venture backed internet gaming company. In 2007, Mr. Merkatz co-founded Familybuilder, a leading Facebook app developer, which profitably scaled to more than 45 million users prior to the successful sale of the Company in 2011. In 2013, Mr. Merkatz co-founded InAppFuel, a developer of patented minigame software for mobile game developers that was acquired by Tapinator in 2014.  Mr. Merkatz joined Tapinator as the Company’s President in June of 2015.  Mr. Merkatz holds a B.A. in Economics, with distinction, from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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