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May 1, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Sievert named Discovery Bay Games CEO

Veteran tech marketer Mike Sievert is now chief executive of Seattle game company Discovery Bay Games.

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Sievert was previously chief commercial officer at Clearwire. Earlier he led Windows Vista marketing as a Microsoft vice president and was chief marketing officer at AT&T Wireless.

Discovery Bay’s former chief executive, co-founder Craig Olson, is moving to the role of chief strategy officer overseeing the company’s long-term strategy and business relationships.

Olson will also remain on the board of directors. The former investment banker co-founded sports site Rivals.com in 1998.

Discover’s team includes veterans of Cranium and Xbox. It produced board games after it was founded in 2006 and shifted to games and accessories for tablets starting with its Duo game peripheral that was released for the iPad in 2010.

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