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Paavan Nanda, WinZO Announced Gaming Disruptor Of The Year

Nanda, who is enabling the Indian gaming ecosystem with back-to-back initiatives and bagging Series C funding in a big way was announced The Disruptor 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’.

Nanda, who co-founded WinZO Games along with Saumya Singh Rathore, commented, “Thank you so much. All our team is celebrating this awesome award that we have won. I would really thank the esteemed jury for appreciating the efforts the team has been putting over the last couple of years. We are super thrilled to disrupt this ecosystem the way we have been doing.”

Nanda, who is enabling the Indian gaming ecosystem with back-to-back initiatives and bagging Series C funding in a big way was announced The Disruptor 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.”

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