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Speakers at this event:
Rupal Ghiya
Co-Founder, The Village World
Ahmedabad, India
Abhinav Chokhavatia
Founder, Zatun Game Studio
Ahmedabad, India
Nikunj Thakkar
Product Manager, Whatfix
Bangalore, India

More about Abhinav Chokhavatia

Abhinav Chokhavatia is the Founder and C.E.O of Zatun and has over 18 years of experience in the video game industry.

As an entrepreneur, Abhinav has rapidly and sustainably brought companies to market while bringing world-class creativity to his enterprise for more than a decade. Today, he runs Zatun, which he grew into a world-renowned brand in the video game industry.

Zatun develops its IP’s as well as does work-for-hire. Staffed by a multi-talented and diverse team, they are experienced in production across different genres and game platforms, including console, PC, mobile (iOS and Android), and PC VR.

Games made by Zatun have won numerous awards and rave reviews globally. Under Abhinav’s strategic vision, Zatun has developed 15+ games for various platforms – from the first game, “The Legend of Vraz,” for PC in 2010 to the upcoming game “Down and Out” for Steam VR, Oculus Quest/Rift S, and PSVR.

Abhinav's credits include games titles like WK20, W2K19, WK218, W2K17, Blacksad, Instant War, World of Tanks, Warhammer 40000 Games, AFL Evolution 2, PanzerCorps, Igor, Prince of Persia, Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell, Farcry, to name a few.

Career Highlights & Accomplishments:

✯ Starting from 0 in 2007, Abhinav created and leveraged partnerships and bootstrapped his company, elevating Zatun to be a globally recognized brand.

✯ Zatun's game "Sniper Rust" was Awarded The "Best Use of AR/VR in-game" by IAMAI (Internet and Mobile Association of India) at the “1st Edition of GATO Awards” at GATO 2.0 Summit in 2019.

✯ Zatun was Awarded The "Best Video Game Company in Gujarat" by Worldwide Achievers at the “8th Business Leaders’ Summit & Awards 2018” ceremony in association with "ZEE BUSINESS".

✯ Abhinav was conferred with the “Star Youth Achiever” Award at Global Youth and Marketing Forum 2012 by Star News.

✯ Abhinav is also a visiting faculty at MICA - Ahmedabad, IIT Gandhinagar, PDPU – Gandhinagar, ISBM – Pune among others.

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