Wikia is operated by Wikia, Inc. with offices in San Francisco, CA, New York, NY, and Poznań, Poland. Remote staff are located in Chile, England, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, and also in other locations in Poland and the US. Wikia's staff members have over 60 years of combined Wikipedia experience.


Wikia was founded by Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley in 2004. The company is incorporated in Delaware. Gil Penchina became Wikia's CEO in June 2006, at the same time the company moved its headquarters from Florida to California. In September, 2006, Wikia opened an office in Poznan, Poland. The New York office opened when Wikia acquired ArmchairGM in December 2006. Wikia has received two rounds of investment; in March 2006 from Bessemer Venture Partners and in December 2006 from


See contact us for more details on contacting Wikia.

Board of Directors

Jimmy Wales, Chair
Gil Penchina, CEO
Jeremy Levine, Bessemer Venture Partners
Jeff Blackburn, Amazon


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San Francisco office

Poznań office

See also Technical Team

New York Office

New York Office


See also

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