, formed in 2007, lost one of its eight co-founders today. In a post on Facebook
, Justin Waldron says he'll once again pursue personal projects.
"It's incredibly humbling to have worked with such a talented team. I am grateful to have had the chance to help build a company that touched so many people," Waldron writes. "Thank you to everyone who has been a part of it- both in the trenches and for playing the games."
It's been a tumultuous few months for Zynga. The San Francisco-based mobile and casual games publisher closed several studios in June
, then brought on former Microsoft executive Don Mattrick as new CEO
. Mattrick's addition didn't quell the departures, as more executives left Zynga
in July, followed by additional executive exits in August