Bangalore, April 8, 2013 – Salil Bhargava is the new Chief Operating Officer(COO) for character entertainment company, Graphic India, an entity focused on creating leading characters, comics and stories for the Indian youth market through mobile and digital platforms. Bhargava brings more than twelve years of experience in media, entertainment and digital companies in India and overseas. He started his career with NBC Internet in 2000 in San Francisco. Post that, he came to India and led digital media companies Paradox Studios, Jump Games (a part of Reliance Digital Entertainment) and Zeebo Interactive Studios India (ZISI). He was mainly involved in business development across online, mobile entertainment and gaming businesses; operations; product/app/content development and strong strategic contributions.
Salil has a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce, Pune. He has studied at Michigan State University in USA and holds an MBA degree from Eli Broad Graduate School of Management.
Says Sharad Devarajan, Co-Founder & CEO Graphic India: “Salil has been a leading force in pioneering India’s mobile entertainment industry over the last decade and I am delighted to bring his experience to Graphic as we build a digital media company that transforms the Indian character entertainment industry with new heroes and stories to inspire the world.”