By actively releasing new titles and announcing partnerships, Navani has truly become the Gaming Influencer of the Year
As the gaming sector in India picks momentum, the contribution of key leaders and gaming professionals takes centrestage in contributing to the sector’s growth. BW Businessworld celebrates these change agents in its initiative BW Gaming World People of the year Awards.
In the debut year of the platform, four business and creative leaders were honoured. ‘The Influencer Of The Year’ was bagged by Rajan Navani, Vice Chairman, Managing Director & Founder, JetSynthesys. The last category – ‘Gaming Person Of The Year’ was won by Nitish Mittersain, Founder & Joint Managing Director, Nazara Technologies. WinZO’s founder & CEO Paavan Nanda received the ‘Disruptor Of The Year’ while Poornima Seetharaman, Director Design, Zynga won the award in the category – ‘Woman Leading Gaming’.
The veteran businessman, Navani, who was among the early believers of the massive potential of India’s gaming industry while receiving the award, said, “I humbly receive this award on behalf of the entire team at JetSynthesys and actually the entire gaming industry that has really come together in a very different manner spurred by the whole acceleration pandemic has provided over the last 18 months particularly to this industry.”
Navani further added, “I think as Indians we stand at a point where we are just beginning. There is a lot more to come for India and the gaming industry. Again, I accept this award on behalf of each and every member of JetSynthesys. Thank you for sharing this honour.”
By actively releasing new titles and announcing partnerships, Navani has truly become the Gaming Influencer of the Year.
The winners were decided in an editorial-led process that evaluated over 150 profiles in consultation with several domain experts. The BW Gaming World People of the Year award is given to the person who has shown exceptional contribution towards the growth of the gaming industry in the year 2020.
On putting this initiative together, Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld said, “A couple of weeks back, we launched BW Gaming World with the biggest conference on the business of gaming in India. We believe gaming is becoming more mainstream. As it becomes more mainstream, it becomes bigger and bigger. Hence, we initiated at BW Businessworld – The BW Gaming People Of The Year Awards.”