Bangalore, April 13, 2016: GSN Games, a worldwide leader in social casino games and cash tournaments, today announced the appointment of Arun Dutta as Country Manager of GSN Games India. In this role, Dutta will play a crucial role in driving the company’s continued growth, leading product development and engineering teams for GSN Games India across all business lines. The studio is actively working on developing new games for global social casino audiences, as well as continuing to manage Bingo Bash, one of the most successful mobile games to have ever been developed in India. In addition, Dutta will oversee all operations for GSN Games India, focusing on building the GSN Games India brand by attracting top local talent.
Dutta has spent two decades in senior leadership roles, overseeing product management and engineering functions with companies such as Danaher Corporation and Hewlett-Packard. Before joining GSN Games, Dutta served as Country Head, Global Technology Services & India Operations of Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and talent management software.
Welcoming Dutta, Steve Brunell, Chief Operating Officer of GSN, said, “Arun brings extensive experience building and leading technology organizations, with great success in developing high-quality products and services that feature world class user experiences. GSN Games India has redefined what an India-led game studio can accomplish, and we look forward to reaching new levels of success with Arun at the helm of GSN Games India.”
Commenting on his appointment, Arun Dutta said, “I am honored to lead GSN Games India, a prestigious company which is part of Sony Pictures and was built from the entrepreneurial roots of Bash Gaming. GSN Games India is a one-of-a-kind development studio in India, building games from the ground up that delight millions of players worldwide. I look forward to maximizing our current opportunities, strengthening local innovations and contributing to the growth of the company.”
Founded in 2010 and acquired by GSN Games in 2014 as Bash Gaming, GSN Games India maintains an entrepreneurial culture that is true to its startup heritage while being owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and AT&T Entertainment Group. Over the past five years, the studio has created Bingo Bash and has helped grow it into the world’s #1 social bingo game[i]. Today Bingo Bash remains one of the highest grossing mobile games ever developed in India. The studio is based in Bangalore and is actively recruiting for more than 60 positions across engineering, quality assurance, product management, analytics and art. To learn more about current openings, please visit www.gsngames.com/careers.
[i] Based on lifetime installs for Bingo Bash across web and mobile