Manu Gambhir (Thrive Gaming)

Benjamin's Desk - 1701 Walnut Street 8th Floor Philadelphia, PA, 19103 Philadelphia Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Manu Gambhir is an 18+ year experienced online gaming executive who has built and sold several online casino ventures where he was involved in every detail - from technology, game design, game math, compliance, marketing, staffing, recruiting and finance. Most recently he built Facebook’s first game where players could win real cash and prizes in a sweepstakes format. This company, Ryzing, was purchased in June 2012 by RockYou Inc. - a prominent Silicon Valley gaming firm. Prior to founding Ryzing, Gambhir ran Cantor Fitzgerald’s online gaming business in the United Kingdom, a role he assumed when Cantor bought his prior online gaming business, Kismet International. Cantor Casino offered players a wide range of online casino, poker and financial betting games. Prior to Cantor’s acquisition, Kismet built and marketed Harrods Online Casino targeting the UK market and running on Kismet's proprietary gaming platform which was rated as best in its class by a leading global consulting firm. Gambhir graduated in 1990 from the Wharton School's Management & Technology program where he received degrees in computer science engineering and entrepreneurial management.  He is passionate about games, technology and building great teams!

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  • Manu Gambhir

    Manu Gambhir

    Thrive Gaming

    Manu Gambhir is an 18+ year experienced online gaming executive who has built and sold several online casino ventures where he was involved in every detail - from technology, game design, game math, compliance, marketing, staffing, recruiting and finance. Most recently he built Facebook’s first game where players could win real cash and prizes in a sweepstakes format.

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  • When

    Thursday, Apr 10
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

    Where

    Benjamin's Desk
    1701 Walnut Street 8th Floor
    19103 Philadelphia, PA

    Benjamin's Desk
    1701 Walnut Street 8th Floor Philadelphia, PA19103

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