New Delhi: JetSynthesys, a new-age digital entertainment, and technology company that has a global foray in gaming, digital entertainment, and interest-based social community platforms, today announces three key hires to strengthen their core leadership team which comprises Rajan Navani and Kris Gopalakrishnan amongst others.
Talking about the three major appointments, Rajan Navani, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, JetSynthesys said, “Rohit, Chandresh, and Nilanjan bring a wealth of knowledge and multiplatform experience across markets and will work with me to front business opportunities for JetSynthesys globally. We welcome them to the Jet family and look forward to this exciting journey with them.”
With over three decades of experience in business leadership, Nilanjan Mukerjee joins JetSynthesys as the Deputy CEO. Mukherjee brings deep consumer insights with knowledge of analytical science resulting in business opportunity and growth. He joins JetSynthesys from large conglomerates like Airtel, Reliance, Wipro, and Aditya Birla Group in various leadership capacities like the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer. Mukherjee has also launched cellular mobile services in India, created one of India’s most memorable consumer brands Idea Cellular as well as launched India’s first 3G services in Reliance.
In his new role, Nilanjan Mukherjee, Deputy CEO, JetSynthesys, said, “I am excited to be at JetSynthesys at such an opportune time for the industry, and play a role in the transformation journey. I look forward to drawing from my prior experience and knowledge, and working with the team to take the business to the next level.”
Further, in order to strengthen the gaming, esports, and entertainment division of JetSynthesys, the company has appointed Rohit Potphode as the President – Global Partnerships & Esports. Rohit comes with a rich experience of over 18 years in building, scaling, and sustaining innovative revenue models via brands, agencies, and publisher partnerships.
Rohit joined JetSynthesys from A+E Networks (A Walt Disney & Hearst company), a US-based global media and entertainment brand, where he was leading advertising sales and digital partnerships. Being a passionate gamer, he has spearheaded many esports and entertainment IPs in the APAC region, especially in SEA, Japan, and Korea with active-passive involvement in the Indian subcontinent. Prior to this, Rohit has worked with companies like IMG, Viacom Inc, Star TV, and Ten Sports, amongst other illustrious brands.
Rohit Potphode, President – Global Partnerships & Esports, JetSynthesys said, “I’ve been a gamer and an esports evangelist for a long time now. Having played avidly in my younger days and casually now, I recognize the rush of the sport. That coupled with my exposure to the business side of gaming and esports, makes this profile such a compelling and exciting endeavor. I am humbled and excited to join JetSynthesys and be part of the global growth story under the leadership of Rajan. I am quite certain it is going to be a remarkable journey. I look forward to creating some newsworthy moments with the team!”
Lastly, Chandresh Sampat joins the bandwagon of the senior leadership team at JetSynthesys as the Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development. Sampat brings with him over 23 years of experience across manufacturing, retail, luxury, and venture capital. In a nutshell, he has led more than 65 deals aggregating to over 1500 Cr across both traditional and consumer-tech sectors. He knows it all when it comes to business planning, management, strategic planning, business development, and investment management. Prior to this, Chandresh spearheaded Springboard for Brand Capital – Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd and has also served as the General Manager for the company.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to lead JetSynthesys’ corporate division and work with a team of high performing and passionate individuals to accelerate our business,” said Chandresh Sampat, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development, JetSynthesys. “With Rajan and the senior leadership at JetSynthesys, we will look to expand existing partnerships and develop new ones.”
With a concerted focus across gaming, digital entertainment, JetSynthesys has, in a short span of time since its launch, seen exponential growth and been the usher of many category firsts. With a concerted focus on gaming, JetSynthesys houses popular games like Sachin Saga Cricket Champions and Real Cricket and is the #1 skill-based cricket gaming franchise in the world with 120 Mn+ downloads and 1.2 crore+ monthly active users. JetSynthesys is also recognized for its global publishing partnerships with the likes of Warner Music Group, WWE, Square Enix, Bollywood star Salman Khan, Hollywood film Passengers, and Floyd Mayweather. Mitrasphere is available to download in 96 countries world-over across various countries in the USA, Europe, United Kingdom, Asia, and Australia for free on iOS and Android.
With offices in Japan, the UK, EU, US, and India, JetSynthesys boasts of the best-in-class technical and creative talent, striving to create and connect digital ecosystems globally.