I run social gaming for the Rational Group (PokerStars and Full Tilt), part of Amaya. I have been a central part of the senior management team (CCO, GM and CGO) at three exits (Merscom/Playdom, Playdom/Disney and Spooky Cool/Zynga) the past 3 years. I was previously Sr Director with Zynga's social casino organization. As a profit-oriented executive and creative consumer behavior expert with an entrepreneurial spirit, I bring to the table a proven track record spanning over 2 decades in taking companies to breakthrough financial, market, and operational success.
While working his way up from Hyderabad, India, to 1 Procter & Gamble Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio, Moheet Nagrath came to understand culture well enough to look past it. “I’m pretty convinced that there are superficial differences in culture and communication and how people do things,” said the global human resources officer. “There’s an essence. When you […]
Last week I got a call from the founding CEO of a startup in which I am an angel investor. Outside investors, including me, had provided its $10 million in risk capital about three years ago. The founding group of managers, including the CEO, took sweat equity in the business. He was calling to get my consent to sell the company for $31 million. That sounded […]
Every get the feeling someone’s watching you? Of course you do; you use the Internet… So what’s the answer to pervasive tracking technologies? Well, one answer — at least when you’re able to step off grid entirely because you don’t need to use your kit for a bit — is to put your devices (and connected cards) inside a faraday cage to isolate them from… Read […]
China already has some of the most stringent Internet restrictions in the world, but censorship is poised to become even more extreme. Sites and social networks will no longer just be surveilled by keyword filters and monitors working remotely. China’s Ministry of Public Security has announced that police will work directly from the offices of major Interne […]
The process of managing a data science research effort “can seem quite messy,” writes MIT Sloan's Roger M. Stein. That can be “an unexpected contrast to a field that, from the outside, seems to epitomize the rule of reason and the preeminence of data.” Image courtesy of Flickr user janneke staaks. While businesses are hiring […]
It’s hard for an average company to achieve the level of brand differentiation that icons like Apple and Nike enjoy. But Jay I. Sinha, of the Fox School of Business of Temple University, argues that “technology, often seen as the bane of customer relationship marketing, may also be its savior.” Image courtesy of Flickr user […]