Nitish Mittersain is the Founder and CEO of Nazara Technologies. Incubated in the year 2000, with its headquarter in Mumbai, Nazara Technologies is a leading mobile games developer and publisher that caters to large mobile consumer base in India and emerging markets including the Middle East and Africa. Nitish is instrumental in the ideation and reviewing performances of games developed at Nazara Technologies. Nitish aims to combine technology with a compelling experience to create innovative applications to the mobile environment. Under Nitish’s leadership, Nazara has been ranked amongst the top 2 mobile companies in terms of deck presence and WAP revenues in India and amongst the top 3 in the UAE and has ranked 17th in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 - India in 2010. With Nitish’s substantial experience and expertise, Nazara has managed to secure exclusive distributing for EA mobile games across the Middle East, Africa, Srilanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Nitish has served as the Chairman of the Mobile Value Added Services Expert Committee (2009-2010) of the Indian Merchants Chambers, India's oldest business organization. Nitish is also on the Asia board of the MEF (Media Education Foundation), a global association for mobile content and commerce and takes active participation on matters related to drive market growth. He has been widely recognized in the industry for his contributions to the gaming and mobile VAS industries in India.
When not at work, Nitish likes to relax and plays a range of wood-winds instruments such as the clarinet, soprano saxophone, and flute. Being a jazz music aficionado, Nitish plays an alto saxophone and is a part of a jazz band called Jazzy Joe and Jazz Junkies that performs in many of Mumbai's clubs and pubs.