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Meet the Entrepreneurs Behind the Booming Business of Games These guys aren't playing around. And social-gaming incubator chief Peter Relan is the game master.

By Jennifer Wang

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Peter Relan walks around. A lot. On any given day, he'll spend 70 to 80 percent of his time pacing the halls of the Burlingame, Calif., headquarters of YouWeb, the social gaming incubator he started in 2007.

"I don't have an office," Relan says, by way of apology, before plunking down on a couch in a sparsely furnished meeting room at YouWeb, housed in a nondescript six-story building an easy 15-minute drive south of San Francisco. But there's a big smile on his face when he offers the explanation: "I practice MBWA--management by wandering around."

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