Head of Esports
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
Prior to joining Jio to head their initiative in esports, Anurag was Country Manager (India) for Riot Games. Riot is an American video game developer, publisher, and esports tournament organizer primarily known for League of Legends.
Anurag was also Executive Director of Newgen Holding Private Limited, an ICT solution provider for Smart Cities.
Before Newgen, he was CEO of RedOctane Technologies Pvt. Ltd. a 100% subsidiary of RedOctane, Inc. The company offered its interactive entertainment products, the “Guitar Hero” series.
During his early days of gaming in India, he was founder CEO of India’s premier game development company, Paradox Studios Limited (A Reliance Group Company). Paradox had developed 100+ wireless games,
over 20 multiplayer web based games, and released its maiden PC title, “BattleDust: The Championship. Anurag played an instrumental role in the development of India’s first multiplayer wireless game.
In the year 2000, Netillenium Technologies Pvt. Ltd. was co-founded by Anurag. He headed the company as its CEO, which launched India’s first web based multiplayer service, and India’s first gaming portal,
Anurag holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Punjab University, with over fifteen years of experience in business consulting, project management and system design & integration, and ten years of experience in the gaming industry, heading development of games on more than five platforms.