"The founding team consists of individuals who have grown games from inception to multimillion dollar revenue generators within a year!"
Ravi began in the E-Sports industry as a gamer (Age of Empires and DOTA), and emerged as a community leader, moderator and organizer over the last 15 years. He is an award-winning serial entrepreneur who started his first company - a pure game development venture - in 2009. Ravi co-founded GoLive Games Studios together with OVL Kiran Kumar, to build, publish and distribute games in the Indian market. This includes Casual, Strategy and Serious games.
Ravi has been a constant force in the indie gaming industry in India. He set-up and managed game divisions at Hitachi Consulting, hike Games, and RockYou (Gardens of Time) in India. He was intrumental in setting up and running Indiajoy, IGDC investor-Publisher Connect and various networking meetups. He is a steeting committee member of STPI CoE for Gaming in Hyderabad, along with being a leader at TVAGA's gaming division. He actively mentors and advises numerous gaming and esports startups in India.
Kiran is a technology pioneer with over 12 years of experience in building, marketing, and selling next generation technology products. Kiran graduated from the BTech program at IIIT-Hyderabad, and completed his MBA at XLRI Jamshedpur, India’s oldest management school.
Kiran has built several B2C and B2B products from the ground up, in Productivity, Enterprise Collaboration, Gaming, Enterprise Mobility, and Video Content Delivery. Most of these products reached revenues of $1 million within one year of launch. Kiran has successfully helped several companies raise money, including for his own start-up in the gaming space in 2009. He has served on the Advisory Boards of several start-ups, advising on Product Management and Corporate Strategy. He worked with start-up companies in deep tech areas like Artificial Intelligence Chatbots, Mobile Analytics, Mobile Gaming, and Health Tech. At GoLive Games, he is a core team member, developing the games.