Jump Games ropes in Chaitanya Prabhu as business head

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Digital | March 06, 2012
Prabhu will join the gaming subsidiary of Reliance Entertainment Digital after a four year stint at Nokia.

Jump Games, a subsidiary of Reliance Entertainment Digital, has roped in Chaitanya Prabhu as business head, India. His appointment will be effective from March 1. He will be responsible for the overall business of Jump games, including sales, marketing, studio and customer relations.

Chaitanya Prabhu

Prabhu, who has more than 13 years of experience, joins Jump Games after a four year stint at Nokia. At Nokia, Prabhu was the developer relations manager, India. He worked with the developers' ecosystem to build monetisation models for publishers and also created marquee apps for Nokia with Windows devices. He was also responsible for setting up the Ovi Music Unlimited service in India. After the success of the service, he moved within Nokia to build the developer ecosystem for the Nokia store business.

Commenting on his appointment, Prabhu says, "Looking at how content owners play a key part in the success of the mobile ecosystems, I was excited when I got an opportunity to head the India business at Jump Games. I foresee a big opportunity for Jump Games to be an integral part of the content and developer ecosystems and work with them to create exciting monetisation models around gaming."

Before Nokia, Prabhu has worked with several renowned companies such as Universal Music and Reliance Retail. He holds a Master's degree in business administration from NMIMS, Mumbai.

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