Former Twitter executive Alex Roetter joins Games24x7 as an advisor

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NEW DELHI: Online games company Games24x7 announced that former Twitter senior engineering executive Alex Roetter has joined as an advisor. Currently, he is the Managing Director and General Partner of Moxxie Ventures, a venture capital and private equity firm based in Bay Area, California.

In a joint statement, Trivikraman Thampy and Bhavin Pandya, Co-Founders and CEO of Games24x7, said: “As Games24x7 expands its portfolio, customer base and businesses in international markets, Roetter’s experience and guidance will be invaluable. for our organization. “

During his tenure at Twitter from 2010 to 2016, Roetter held various positions, culminating with his appointment as senior vice president, engineering, at the global headquarters of the microblogging and social networking service in San Francisco, at the head of engineering and enterprise-wide operations.

A Stanford University alumnus, Roetter has also worked with Google in the past.

“The online gaming industry in India is about to take off. With a focus on technology and product innovation to enhance the player experience, Games24x7 embodies the spirit of India’s outstanding tech entrepreneurship. I can’t wait to share my experiences and be part of their growth story, ”said Roetter.

Based in Mumbai, Games24x7 is an online skill games company with a diverse portfolio that includes RummyCircle (online rummy game), My11Circle (fantasy cricket game), Carrom (an online version of the popular tabletop game) and Ultimate Games (a collection of casual games).

It is backed by investors including Tiger Global and The Raine Group. Games24x7 recently announced its entry into the US market. It was created in 2006 by Thampy and Pandya, who met while studying economics at New York University (NYU).

The company has also established a casual games studio, Ultimate Games, to launch new games for the global market. The Games24x7 team is spread across three continents with offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, Kiev, Philadelphia and Miami.

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