Best Industry Rising Stars
Awarded to industry performers under the age of 40 who have demonstrated consistent leadership and innovation, with great potential for more to come

Name: Piyush Choudhary
Company: Sportradar
Summary:Business development and operations professional with background in Sports, Gaming and Tech with experience in developing markets in Asia-Pac, EU and Africa. Brings an extensive network of global connections as well detailed understanding of business and technology especially in sports and gaming sectors. MBA from top-tier Business School with 8+ years of experience in consulting, business development and investment banking domains. Currently working with Sportradar to help them build a stronger footprint in the Indian Subcontinent.


Name: Ratul Sethi
Company: Apne 11
Summary: As the Managing Director for  Innovative Play International Private Limited, Ratul is responsible for launching unique and innovative games in the Indian Market. We have already launched Apne 11, a fantasy betting product and we are in the process of launching Multi Player Card Games and Casino Style Games. As Operations Director of Golden Gaming, Ratul have set up the entire backbone of operations in Sikkim from scratch. From identifying the best locations to hiring best talent locally, Ratul is involved in all aspects of the Operations.

Pariekshit Maadishetti - Grid Logic

Name: Pariekshit Maadishetti
Company: Grid Logic
Summary: Over 9 years of work Experience in Technical Services and Outsourcing in the area of Operations, Strategy and Business Research. Founder/Director, Experienced in Planning, Development of International Business with Online Media & Gaming. Operations, Process Engineering, Transitions/Migration, Training & Process Excellence, Creating Brand Value, partnerships through Online/Offline Media Solutions. Managing small and medium outsourced/ captive operations. Setting up and Building Offshore Development Centers, Building and Managing Teams, Project/ Resource/ Risk/ Software Management, Process Refinements, Quality Assessments and Audits. Sales & Marketing, Account/Client Management, IT Outsourcing / Offshore Alliances, Analyst / Public Relations.

Jay Sayta

Name: Jay Sayta
Company: Glaws
Summary: was started in 2010 by Jay Sayta when he was studying law at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata at the instance of his friend Ramanuj Mukherjee. Ramanuj is the co-founder of Jay has researched extensively on gaming laws and has been cited by various media houses and journals as an expert. He has helped leading newspapers in their stories on gaming laws. Jay completed his B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) degree from NUJS in 2015 and is currently based out of Mumbai.

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