Jessica Rovello is the CEO and co-founder of Arkadium, a casual gaming powerhouse. Under her stewardship, Arkadium has become a multi-million dollar company with over 150 employees, three offices and a library of over 300 games. In 2012 Arkadium announced a multi-game, multi-year deal with Microsoft and after12 years of bootstrapped success and profitability the Company recently announced its Series A financing.
At age 24, Jessica pioneered digital viral marketing as the director of online services for Artisan Entertainment, where she produced the website for The Blair Witch Project. Blairwitch.com has been cited as a ground breaking event in the history of film and the internet and was acknowledged as a key driver in making The Blair Witch Project the most successful independent film of all time.
Jessica is the winner of the 2009 American Business Award for Executive of the Year and the 2008 Stevie Award for Entrepreneur of Year, as well as being named as one of Crain’s New York 2010 “40 Under 40.”