Designation: Executive Director of Newgen Holdings Private Limited
Areas of Expertise: Game Development, Business Strategy & Product Innovation
Anurag has over 15 years of experience in business consulting, project management and system design & integration and 9 years of experience in gaming industry, heading development of games on more than 5 platforms.
Anurag was Country Manager (India) for Riot Games Private Limited subsidiary of Riot Games. Riot is an American video game developer, publisher, and eSports tournament organizer. Riot is primarily known for League of Legends. Prior to joining Riot, Anurag was Executive Director of Newgen Holding Private Limited, an ICT solution provider for Smart Cities. Anurag was also the CEO of RedOctane Technologies Pvt. Ltd. a 100% subsidiary of RedOctane, Inc. The company offers its interactive entertainment products PlayStation 2, PLAYSTATION 3, Wii, Xbox 360, and Nintendo DS. RedOctane’s leading software product offerings include Guitar Hero.
Anurag was also the founder & CEO of India’s premier game development company, Paradox Studios Limited (A Reliance Group Company). In 2001, Anurag led Paradox Studios into the realm of multi-platform game development. Anurag played an instrumental role in the development of India’s first multiplayer wireless games. He spearheaded company’s expansion into the international gaming market, focusing on diverse platforms for game development with technology partners and leading handset manufacturers. In the year 2000, Netillenium Technologies Pvt. Ltd. was co-founded by Anurag – the first step in the realization of his childhood dreams, games development. He headed the company as its CEO, which launched India’s first web based multiplayer service, and India’s first gaming portal, passion4games.com.