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Neeraj Roy - Managing Director & CEO

Neeraj Roy is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Under his leadership, Hungama today is South Asia's largest digital and mobile entertainment company. He is also the Chairman of the Asia Board of the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF), and was recently voted amongst the 'Top Ten mobiThinkers' and '50 Most influential People in Mobile Entertainment' globally. Neeraj was also awarded the Sun Microsystems-Economic Times Young Leader award in 2001 and voted as 25 young leaders in the new millennium by Business India. He has been nominated four times in a row, to the list of 'Top 50 Executives in Mobile Content' by the ME magazine in the UK. He is also an active speaker at various international forums and on several domestic and international committees advising on the global Mobile Entertainment opportunity.

Neeraj began his career in the hospitality industry with the Taj Group of Hotels. After a successful decade in the service industry, he moved on to establish hungama.com in 1999. Today Hungama is the largest aggregator, developer and publisher of Bollywood & South Asian entertainment content in the world, having worldwide exclusive rights to over half a million music and video titles.

Neeraj always wanted to be an entrepreneur right from his early days in business school. After 16 years in industry, today, Neeraj is known as an innovator, and is sought for his vision in the digital and mobile entertainment industry. Neeraj has built a business that is at an inflection point and a team that is highly motivated and believes in his vision.
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Albert Almeida is the Chief Operating Office for the Mobile Business at Hungama where he is responsible for Hungama’s Domestic and International Mobile business covering Entertainment, Platforms and Applications Businesses.Under his guidance, Hungama Mobile, is creating convergence opportunities in media, entertainment and marketing for our telecom partners. These innovative and strategic concepts result from Albert’s experience of over 20 years in the field of media, entertainment and marketing.

Prior to joining Hungama he led the team at Sony Entertainment Television in the position of Executive Vice President and Business Head where he was responsible for building the brand via content, marketing and promotional strategies. Prior to Sony, Albert worked with J. Walter Thompson (JWT) - WPP GROUP, Mumbai and New York as Vice President and Regional Account Director. Synergizing his vast experience with excellent management skills, Albert comes across as an inspirational leader who has effectively managed teams and business in local and international markets.

Albert holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics and a Masters in Management Studies from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies.

Hungama Mobile provides content to consumers across 43 countries, including North America, United Kingdom, The European Union, South Africa, Australia, Germany and South East Asia, through 104 mobile operators. Despite being a late entrant, Hungama Mobile has emerged as the clear thought leader in the industry and No. 1 in terms of content acquisition within the country. Through the company's relationships with leading carriers and direct access to established Media & Entertainment companies, Hungama Mobile is able to secure the biggest entertainment properties. The company extends the brand value through personalization of content, games, images, applications, videos and various different promotions, spanning the entire gamut of digital entertainment.
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Siddhartha Roy – Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Business & Allied Services

Siddhartha Roy is the Chief Operating Office for the Consumer Business & Allied Services at Hungama. His key responsibilities include strengthening the digital marketing initiatives with Hungama Digital; and the gaming business with Hungama Games Studio. Under his guidance, Hungama also set up a one of its kind consumer venture in digital entertainment- Hungama.com. He has previously also been responsible for spearheading the Hungama Mobile business.

Prior to Hungama, Siddhartha is also the co- founder of BigAdda, India's largest youth network, a part of the Reliance ADA Group. During his tenure Bigadda gained a vast user base of 2.4 million. He has also worked with MTV Networks and Star TV, India. He has over 10 years of experience in new media communications.
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Anuj Bajpai - Assistant Vice President, Mobile Voice

Anuj Bajpai is the Assistant Vice President of the Mobile Voice department at Hungama. He is responsible for devising the business plans for content, voice, platforms and new business ideas wherein he provides strategic direction based on the consumer needs. His team handles the end to end management of voice services and platforms and is responsible for the growth of the Hungama Voice business. Under his leadership, the voice team rose from a six member team to a significantly large strategic business with a PAN India presence across all telecom operators.

Anuj holds post graduate diploma in Management from the Institute of Productivity and Management, with a specialization in marketing. Prior to Hungama, Anuj had a stint with Spice Corp. Global and T-series, which contributes to his extensive knowledge in the music and content industry. He has also worked with World Wide Immigration, Pepsi Beverages and Dabur India Ltd, which contributed to his comprehensive knowledge on brand promotion, marketing and product strategizing.
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Carlton D’Silva - Chief Creative Officer

Carlton D’Silva is the Chief Creative Officer at Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Under his guidance, Hungama has created more than a thousand digital campaigns, many of which have won accolades for the company, such as the PMAA’s Abby’s and The Globes. With 13 years of experience, his expertise in the digital arena is imaginative and inspiring, giving the company a creative edge in the industry.

Prior to Hungama, Carlton headed the Creative Department at Internet Resources Pvt. Limited. He then moved to Hungama in its early days in 1999 and was instrumental in creating the brand it is today. With an agile and dynamic team of visualizers, designers, and copy writers, he has been responsible for creating over 3500 websites and games for domestic and international clients. He is also on the jury of the Abby Awards (Ad Club of Bombay) and the New York Ad festival.

Over the last decade, Hungama has created and executed some award winning campaigns in the digital space. The company has created innovative marketing solutions for over 350 brands including Coca Cola, Nokia, MasterCard, ICICI Bank, Axe, Nike, Bacardi and Cadbury’s.

A multifaceted person with varied interests in music and cinema, he is a true artist at heart. What stands out is his cool demeanor on the outside, coupled with his industrious energy in the inside.
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Hemant Jain - Senior Vice President, Hungama Mobile

Hemant Jain leads the Domestic business of Hungama Mobile. He is responsible for leading Hungama Mobile’s growth to emerge as a dominant player in the mobile content industry in India. He has over 15 years of diverse experience and knowledge in sales, marketing, strategic planning and business management functions with leading organizations across a variety of industry verticals which include media (internet, mobile, radio and print), retail (broadband services) and telecom (VSAT). He is a veteran in the Internet & Digital media space and in the past has set up interactive/digital media divisions for leading advertising agencies. He has worked with renowned firms as HCL Comnet, Indian Express, Euro RSCG Advertising, Mudra Communications, Reliance World (formerly Reliance Web World) and Radio City.
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Kunal Arora - Head of Digital

Kunal Arora is the Head of Digital at Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. A Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from the University of Maryland University College, Kunal has more than 11 years of experience in electronics & digital Industry.

Kunal began his career as with the digital ad sales team at Hungama. After a successful stint with the company, he moved to LG as head of its digital business. At LG, he was responsible for setting up the largest durables e-commerce website in India - LGezbuy.com. Kunal has also worked with Yahoo where he was a key member of the Sales team and was also responsible for setting up the mobile sales division. During his stint Yahoo! also became the No. 1 advertising site in North India.

At Hungama, he spearheads various projects which involve campaign planning through in depth consumer research. As the Head of Digital, he brings forth excellent skills in large team management and interpersonal communication skills for effective client servicing. His ability to gauge insights has been instrumental in delivering campaigns with a 360 degree perspective.
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Amit Vora - Chief technology Officer

Amit Vora is the Chief technology Officer at Hungama looking over the technology aspect of Mobile, Entertainment and New Innovative Products. His key responsibility is to look over the platforms and application development; infrastructure & applications operations and new product development.

Amit has over 15 years of experience in building Mobile and the VAS domain, he brings a deep understanding of the Mobile Application Ecosystem and its related operations. Having offered his services to blue chip companies across the world like Reliance Telecommunications, Motorola Inc. and SRS Labs, across four countries; he has been dedicated to the development of the VAS sphere. His stint as Vice President (3G VAS, Innovations and BPO) at Reliance Communications bears testimony to the fact that he has championed the importance of innovation by getting honored by prestigious international forums like TM FORUM for his contribution to the telecom product landscape.

Armed with an MS and MBA from the United States, Amit, a technologist by the roots, has been associated with several initiatives that have highlighted “the out of box” thinking tag. He has been influential in the introduction of several pioneering 3G devices such as the vastly successful Moto Q. He has also been involved in the creation of several top of the line mobile devices and their User interfaces.
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Nilay Kumar - Assistant Vice President, Managed Services Business

Nilay Kumar is the Assistant Vice President – Managed Business at Hungama Mobile. He is responsible for the Managed Services portfolio where he overlooks all initiatives that enable value added managed services for telecom service providers across the globe. Prior to this, Nilay was the Deputy General Manager – Hubs & Managed Services at Comviva (erstwhile Bharti Telesoft Ltd).

Nilay has spent 11 years in the telecom industry, of which, last 4 years have focused on the telecom value added services space. He has been closely involved with GSMA and various international forums, as a thought leader on various global telecom initiatives. In addition to the Indian market, he has worked in close quarters in the international telecom market, having handled many of the leading global telecom groups, operator associations and international long distance carriers.

Nilay brings on board a deep understanding of varied marketing functions along with expertise in business development and analytical roles of revenue planning.
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Salil Koul - Senior Vice President, Hungama Promo Marketing

Salil Koul is the Senior Vice President, at Hungama Promo Marketing. With over 16 years of experience in events and promotions, Salil’s expertise lies in devising strategic plans for corporate development and converting them into an annual & quarterly business implementation plan.

Prior to Hungama, he has co-founded Kidstuff Promo Marketing, a promos and events venture, with a small capital in 1995. His insight and expertise were responsible for building Kidstuff into an organization, which today, is known for its client base and client relationship management, practical and seamless operations, as well as robust HR and finance systems.

At Hungama, Salil oversees the national business responsibilities. Under his leadership, the promo-marketing team at Hungama is collaborating technology with traditional form of promotion, which is critical in the present day digital & mobile universe. He understands the business fundamentally & has excellent skills in leading large scale operations across India.
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Saumin Shah – Vice President, Accounts & Finance

Saumin Shah is the Vice President, Accounts & Finance at Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. At Hungama, he is predominantly responsible for driving a team of financial experts that develop & implement an efficient Integrated Management System such as Financial Accounting, Budgeting, Costing, Production, Sales & Payroll. Saumin's responsibilities also extend to the Business Intelligent, Legal & Administration teams at Hungama. Under his able leadership, all these teams work seamlessly, to achieve the financial and business goals of the company.

In a career spanning over 15 years, Saumin brings forth excellent skills in Financial Management. Prior to joining Hungama, Saumin was working with Jagran Prakashan Limited, handling Business Segment of Complete Out-of-Home Media Solution as Head – Finance & Commercial and with Sri Adhikari Brothers Television Network Ltd.- (Sab Tv) as Sr. Manager – Finance & Accounts. Saumin holds a degree in B.Com from the University of Bombay and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India.
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Suleman Mobhani - Director & Co-founder Bollywood Hungama

Suleman Mobhani is the Director & Co-founder Bollywood Hungama (erstwhile IndiaFM.com).  Suleman began his career in the year 1997 with the launch of IndiaFM.com, which is India’s largest online destination for entertainment news. The company was integrated with Hungama in the year 2000 and rechristened Bollywood Hungama in February, 2008. Today, Bollywood Hungama has become the most credible source of trade information and up to date entertainment for Bollywood enthusiasts all over the world. The site attracts 9 million unique visitors, across 127 countries, and has over 100 million page views each month. Bollywood Hungama has also been awarded with prestigious awards in the past, including the PC World's Best Indian Entertainment website, Abby’s and Promotion Marketing Awards, Asia.

A Bachelor in Computer Science from Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Suleman has long been regarded a true Bollywood buff and a trade expert in the business of Bollywood. His trade acumen and skill with the box office has made him a household name in the film fraternity. Today, he oversees the complete operations at Bollywood Hungama and plays a key role in all strategic developments at the media brand.
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