Founded in 2008, Synqua Games in an award-winning game developer and publisher focused on casual multiplayer games. We have developed over 70+ titles that have been played and enjoyed by over 55 million+ users. Our games have been the Most Played Games in India in 2011/12.
After a hiatus, the team is re-grouping to continue on its mission of making games users love. We want to make competitive multiplayer games that focus on connecting people and friends.
A serial digital media and tech entrepreneur with over 20+ years of experience in India and US. Loves building user centric products and scaling up businesses. Founded Synqua in 2008 and currently building Synqua v2.0. He is also the founder of Overmoon Labs – a startup lab investing in and building audacious consumer tech products that have a 10X impact.
Experience with Fortune 500 companies in the US (Motorola, Accenture, IPSOS, Fannie Mae) as well as digital first startups across media, entertainment, wellbeing and user engagement.
Shim J Palladan
An entrepreneur who walks the fine line between human emotions, computers and commerce and runs UX Design Labs, one of the oldest and leading User Experience Design firms in India. A master juggler of all the disciplines that merge to create great apps, and digital businesses. By combining UX Design and Experience focussed Engineering, designed and delivered over 450 products and disruptive innovations for startups and Fortune 500 clients globally – Google , e2open, SAP, IBM and many funded startups in India.
Mentor and Advisor to many startup product and leadership teams.
User Experience Design & Strategy
An enthusiastic Business Development professional with over 10+ years of experience across functions in the finance industry, with companies like HDFC, MNYL and Ocwen.
Motivated and mentored team members to help achieve sales targets and provided opportunities for others to rise. Led and project managed teams to deliver on projects for internal stakeholders and external clients.
Describes herself as a “People Person” focussed on “Getting Things Done”. Driving alliances, partnerships, sales and special projects at Synqua.
With an incessant passion for all things design, he comes with over 8 years of experience in Animation, Video Games, VFX, illustration among other immersive digital experiences. As a freelance concept artist he helped visualize and develop IPs for several established filmmakers, Studios and brands (Netflix, Warner Bros Animation, Hotstar, DNEG, Roy Kapur Films, Arka Media and more)
Founded Kenzomodo – a studio focused on design-lead development across media, entertainment, gaming, publications, digital packaging, branding & marketing.
Concept Artist & Art Director
A graphic designer for over a decade with a background in digital and print design. She quite literally grew up at Synqua, starting her career as a designer and graduated to Game UI/UX design lead. Went on to work as the Deputy Art Editor of Stuff magazine in Mumbai. Has worked on projects for broad range of clients (gaming, publishing, packaging, and marketing), and particularly loves providing design support to small businesses. Currently based out of Melbourne and in her free time loves designing artwork for games, illustrating children’s books, and surface patterns for tropical shirts
Game Art/ Design
First-generation entrepreneur with 15+ years of experience in leading game companies in India. Founded PKPL Entertainment in 2020 with a vision to develop fitness products that are fun, accessible to everyone, and help them get active by playing games. Loves to ideate and build new products that create a lasting impact on human lives.
Producer/ Production Head
Over 8 years of experience as a full stack developer. Extremely passionate about mobile and payments tech. Understanding the requirement for overall product design and designing architecture for various products. Experienced in building complex functionality apps on both Android and iOS. On the payments front, has worked on various areas such as NFC, static and dynamic QR, EMV along with ADVT and MTIP Certification. Server side technology including Node, Spring Boot, and Spring MVC among others.
Developing applications since Android 2.0! A seasoned tech-enthusiast with experience on working in various sectors like Payments, Health Care, Education, Entertainment and Job Portals.
Along with traditional apps, he has worked on NFC, BLE, OBD, OCR, Live Videos and many other. Primarily being on Android and Spring Boot, now heads the Technical team to Successfully Deliver any complex products with ease, Thanks to the experience gained at CVS Health, Dunkin’ Donuts, Collabera, Oliveboard and Integra.
Tech Lead - App Development
Naveen is a toy and game designer recently graduated from NID. His interests range from gaming and illustration to cartoons. As a designer he likes to explore play through different mediums, specifically learning-based Toys & Games for various age groups and communities. Now he has joined Synqua Games as a Game designer to be a part of building exciting games.
Accomplished Leader with over 24+ years’ experience in Enterprise Sales, Alliances and Strategic Human Resource Management. Worked with a mix of large multinational corporations and start-ups in 8+ countries in Fintech, IT Services, Staffing, Education, Wellness and Telecom. Skilled at building sales strategy, setting up sales teams across multiple geographies. An entrepreneur at heart, he has founded 3 companies, one of which he successfully exited. A mentor and advisor to various startups and an early stage angel investor
Snr Director - Global Talent Acquisition, ZETA || Founder - Mint HR
Currently, Vice-Chairman Bharat Floorings & Tiles – an iconic 100 year old manufacturer of cement tiles and a market leader. A pioneer brand founded in 1922, BFT traces its roots to the Swadeshi movement. Under his leadership in the last 20 years, BFT has continued innovating and scaled new heights. Worked in diverse fields such as telecom, trading, and market research prior to joining Bharat Floorings. He is also an active angel investor and advisor with over 10+ (?) investments in his portfolio.
Vice Chairman, Bharat Floorings Group
Gopala Krishnan (GK)
A serial entrepreneur, founder at multiple ventures (Inditech Health, Inditech Technologies, Narikaa), GK creates and leads large-scale, technology-enabled solutions to improve the health and wellbeing of women and children in India and directly impacting the lives of millions of people. Before entering the public health world, he had an 18-year entrepreneurial career and managed venture-funded technology companies in India and China. He continues to advise some innovative Internet and mobile companies.
He has been a speaker at tens of events worldwide and at management schools, including INSEAD and IESE, and his work is the subject of case studies – at Stanford University and NUS (2004); and IESE Business School, Barcelona (2013).
Founder - Inditech Health, Inditech Technology, Narikaa