Mindstorm Studios, a leading mobile and PC game development company in Pakistan, announced that veteran technology executive Nabeel Nawaz has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer to spearhead its growth into international markets.
An MBA graduate from INSEAD, Nabeel brings with him 16+ years of technology leadership, corporate turnaround, and entrepreneurial experience, across a diverse set of industries and geographies. Nabeel has significant expertise in building and leading world-class teams across a range of global organizations, including Hewlett Packard, Cisco Systems, and Abraaj Capital. Most recently Nabeel founded and grew Techknox Systems, a data center services company, into the lucrative European and Middle East markets.
What I found most compelling about Mindstorm was its undisputed leadership in the game development space. The experience of Mindstorm’s executive team, and their laser focus on quality is what has allowed them to build world class mobile games. I look forward to being a part of an exciting new chapter in Mindstorm’s history taking the company to the next level.
At Mindstorm, Nabeel will be responsible for creating and growing best-in-class teams across all facets of the game development business, including development and digital publishing, and helping power Mindstorm’s latest products into lucrative markets across Asia, Europe, and America.. Nabeel brings a combination of extensive management experience, operations improvement, and global go-to-market strategy and execution to ensure Mindstorm’s success across its business verticals.
Babar Ahmed, co-founder and CEO of Mindstorm, said:
We are thrilled to welcome Nabeel on board during this exciting period of international growth for the company. Nabeel understands corporate strategy and execution like few executives can hope to, and his proven track record for maximizing growth potential and operational efficiency across organizations will be critical in helping us crack the billion dollar Chinese market with our upcoming product releases.
Mindstorm continues to add key members to its team of world-class engineers, artists, game developers, and executives on its aggressive growth path to becoming a global leader in mobile game development and publishing.