Rob Ricca

VP of Corporate Development

Rob Ricca serves as Vice President of Corporate Development at Scopely, a global entertainment and mobile games company with one of the most diversified portfolios in the west. Ricca, who joined the company in 2018, leads Scopely’s M&A and strategic investment initiatives. His focus is on growing Scopely globally, seeking out best-in-class partnership opportunities and connecting with teams who are passionate about building exceptional mobile entertainment experiences. Prior to Scopely, Ricca spent four years at Glu Mobile, most recently as Head of Business & Corporate Development. In that role, he led a team responsible for sourcing, negotiating and closing Glu’s merger and acquisition, investment and other strategic partnership transactions. Prior to Glu, Rob spent almost a decade negotiating M&A and investment transactions as a corporate attorney, including at two of Silicon Valley’s preeminent law firms Fenwick & West and Wilson Sonsini. Ricca holds a B.S. in Management and Economics from Gettysburg College, a J.D. from Washington and Lee University, and a M.B.A. in Finance from the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University

My Sessions

Featured Panel: “Your Gaming Cheat Code: Exploring the gaming industry’s growth drivers and future direction”

Laurel Canyon Virtual Meeting Room

In 2012, the value of the gaming industry was approximately $53 billion; global box office was about $35 billion; and recorded music about $15 billion. Since then, gaming – which was already worth more than those two industries combined – has grown 200%, while the box office has grown about 22% and recorded music about […]