Ashish Gupta is a recognized leader in the gaming industry with over 18 years of work experience. He is currently working as Asst Vice President at Reliance Jio and leading Games Ecosystem at for Games Stores for Jio VoLTE Feature Phones , Smart Phones, Setup Boxes, Cloud Gaming,VR and eSports.
Prior to joining Reliance Jio, Ashish worked as Country Manager- India, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh with Gameloft, and was responsible for managing, leading and growing the overall business for OEMs, Carriers, Advertising, App Stores and D2C. He was instrumental in setting the ball rolling for Gameloft Advertising business vertical in India and worked with leading brands and media agencies like Airtel, Apple, Coca-Cola, Myntra, Maruti, OMD, Isobar, Mediacom, Mindshare etc. Under his leadership, India team won many accolades for games and ad campaigns like National Digital Marketing Awards, Drivers of Digital, Mobby’s, to name a few.
He worked at Gameloft a vast amount of experience with his expertise in technical, graphic, game designing, mobile ads,research and industry analysis. Prior to joining Gameloft, he has worked with Reliance Games, India Games and Real Networks focusing on business strategy, marketing and analysis.
He started career in gaming as a Graphic Artist and actively worked on top notch AAA branded games. He was also involved in Game Design for Asian market of BREW/ Symbian devices. His key strengths lies in Game designing, conceptualization, Game Analysis Game merchandising, Publishing ,Marketing,Affiliation , Mobile Ad Sales, Networking, and Research.
While working with Reliance Games, Ashish had a significant role in achieving No. 2 position as publisher on Nokia Store & 100 % growth on telecom VAS & ad revenue.
He also successfully launched Games Portal for 3G and new Airtel Live brand launch.
Ashish believes that effective leadership is the true mark of greatness and is the mark of a focused and aligned organization.