DAVID ZUCKER Gamer
Midway Games makes Mortal Kombat and other popular video amusements yet hasn't turned a profit since 1999. Enter Zucker, 40, who knows something about turnarounds. He spent last year as COO of Playboy Enterprises and helped deliver its first profitable quarter in more than four years. At Midway, Zucker plans to focus operations on the company's best brands and genres and expand export sales from about 15% of revenue to the 40% to 45% achieved by its competitors.
JASON CHUN SHEN CHEN Sales Star
As head of sales in Asia for computer-chip maker Intel, Chen, 41, tapped emerging...