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Scott Lahman

Scott Lahman

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Scott Lahman is an entrepreneur who has made a lasting impact on the video game and mobile industries. He founded JAMDAT Mobile in 2000, which helped to pioneer the mobile gaming industry. JAMDAT grew rapidly to become the industry’s first global market share leader, went public in 2004, and was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2006. Scott is currently CEO of text+, which he launched in 2008 to provide innovative communication solutions to hundreds of millions of underserved customers globally. Throughout his career, Scott has served on various startup and advisory boards, as well as the Los Angeles Council on Technology and Innovation, spanning the administrations of Mayors Antonio Villaraigosa and Eric Garcetti.

Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures, Scott held key roles at Activision and worked in the film and television industry, including as a development executive at Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Productions. He has always been passionate about gaming and online communication, tracing his roots back to the early days of platforms like Atari 2600, TRS-80, Compuserve, and Prodigy.

Scott founded Just Say Noah, an organization dedicated to raising awareness and preventing opioid and Fentanyl overdoses, a cause close to his heart, and honoring his 18-year-old son he lost to Fentanyl poisoning in 2020. Scott joined the Didi Hirsch board in 2021.

Scott lives in Venice Beach with Lori, his wife of 25 years, and their 19-year-old son, Toby.

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