IDW Publishing has announced Greg Goldstein has been named the Chief Operating Officer for the company.
From the press release:
Goldstein has a lengthy track record in managing top content-driven entertainment products and in the marketing and licensing of major entertainment and sports properties.Â Most recently, he was Vice President of Gaming and Entertainment at leading sports collectibles and entertainment trading game developer Upper Deck. Prior to that, Goldstein was CEO and Founder of Popmania, a development and brand-licensing agency focusing on digital entertainment, located in New York.
He also held several senior-level management, product development and licensing positions at major entertainment publishing companies, including Acclaim, a leading publisher of console games and personal computers; Activision, a worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products, and collectibles publishing companies Inkworks and Topps, where he was Director of Publishing for Topps Comics. Goldstein started his career at IBM where he successfully launched new employee and consumer publications and reinvigorated existing ones during his tenure.
Goldstein began his new job yesterday when the news was released.