Vishal Gondal, (born 14 July 1976) he is an entrepreneur and investor . Founderand ceo of Indigames, A global multinational now developing and publishing gamesfor the world from and outside India. Recently he was featured amongst the top of the 40 Indian entrepreneurs by BUSINESS TODAY in 2008He was an earnst and young entrepreneur of the year in 2004 and 2005, He was also listed among the top 50 executives in the mobile industry Of UK by uk based ‘mobile entertainment’ magazine.Gondal did also featured on the 20 fab Indians to watch out for in 2006 by THE WEEK magazine,He was part of the Nokia advisory council for games and also called upon for advices for nokia on wireless and gaming technology, and is much also sought as a speaker for the tech and non tech based conferences held at national and international level . Indiagames under his dynamic leadership did featured red herring magazine in Asia’s top 100 companiesGondal referred as “King of Gaming” and what is being talked about and he is being renowned for his spirit in the gaming industry which is of a pioneer, he is really aggressive in pushing up the budding entrepreneurs, his new beginning after the Mission accomplishments at the gaming and personal level is Sweat and Blood venture, that is an effort to give the finance and invest in the start up businesses at the seed level, and monitor, mentor and help them reach the scaleEarly lifeGondal was born in Mumbai, India. He stepped into the world of games when he wasjust 13. What actually started as a preferred pastime went on to become an important part of his life. It was a passion so strong that he had to sideline studies to learn the
of developing games. Later, when he joined college, he took up commerce for his graduation, why? “I wanted maximum time formy own activities” said he as these subjects offers one a lot of free time, which he could devote to his gaming activities.CareerVishal Gondal get his hands on the first company named – FACT at the early age of 16. In the year 1999 he founded INDIAGAMES, that time it was five member teamtogether. Today he is leading up with more than 400 employees with offices located in Mumbai London Beijing and Los AngelesLast year the company, went ahead with the crown when they got China
s Tom Online acquiring a million dollar deal for 80% stakeMeet 28 years old India’s king of gaming Vishal Gondal, CEO, Indiagames, who hasmoved on the oath of hard work from backyards of the Mumbai suburbs, Chembur.Vishal Gondal, CEO, Indiagames. Photograph: IndiagamesThe startingVishal was introduced to gaming at the age of 13. The thing started as pastime went ahead with the inevitable distinguished part of this man’s life. It was justhis passion which was so strong that he had to sideline his over the studies toget to learn the science and art of gaming development.Today, he has played it like a arcade game to build his own brand and company, Indiagames and develop gaming making a difference in world and life of people.