Bash Gaming (formerly BitRhymes), a subsidiary of GSN, makes top casino games for social and mobile platforms. Our first title in this area, Bingo Bash, has quickly become #1 BINGO in the world with more than a 1.5M users playing game every day across platforms and still growing fast. It works across platforms so people can play with each other across Facebook, iPhones, iPads and Android.
Bingo Bash is Top 3 grossing on iPad, Top 10 grossing on iPhone. Top 10 grossing on Android and Top 40 grossing on Facebook!
Bash Gaming established its game studio in early 2010 and after creating hits like Salon Street, embarked on cross platform multi player casino and card games in early 2011 leading to launch of Bingo Bash on Facebook in Nov 2011, followed by release on iPad, iPhone and Android.
Our strength is our spectacular team. Ninjas @ Bash Gaming have demonstrated multiple successes in social games and before that in web 2.0 space.
Management Team – Foster City, US
Sumit Gupta, Founder and CEO
Sumit has 15 years of product and business experience in media and technology of which last 5 years have been in building social mobile games with install base of more than 50M users. His current endeavor, Bash Gaming, is home to one of the most successful mobile bingo games in mobile gaming history. Previous to Bash Gaming, he was VP Strategy and Business Development at Monetize Media, the first internet TV platform with video intelligence. Previous to that, he was founding team member at Business Signatures acquired by Entrust and before that early employee with Oracle CRM division.
Vikas Gupta, Co-Founder and CTO
Vikas has 13 years of strong technical experience in web and flash based technologies. Prior to BitRhymes, Vikas was a lead developer at Yahoo’s Platform team where he wrote search middleware and custom databases which run on thousands of networked servers and handle more than a billion queries a day.
Joyo Wijaya, Vice President – Analytics and Monetization
Joyo has over 20 years in technology leadership roles with Oracle (Director Server Group responsible for data caching and SQL querying for Oracle 6, 7 and 8i), Webvan (Chief Architect) and Business Signatures (Responsible for Online Customer Intent Processor platform and architecture).
Management Team – Bangalore, India
Lalit Patel, Co-Founder and Studio Head.
Geek and usability guru turned entrepreneur, Lalit has strong technical experience building rich and scalable web2.0 applications supporting millions of users across the globe. Prior to BitRhymes, Lalit was part of the core technical team at SlideShare.net which built the very early product which today commands 3 billion slide views a month.
Raj Thadani, Director – Studio Operations
More than 11+ years of experience in the gaming industry. Previously at Technicolor, Game Sastra, Nubee, Gameloft.
Vinay Deshineni, Director – Performance Marketing
Vinay has over 7 years experience with expertise in Marketing, Statistical Modeling, Segmentation. Previously he was Marketing Manager at Zynga, Sr Quantitiave Analyst at RBS and Capital One.
Gowthaman Venkatapathy, Director – Engineering
Over 10 years of strong technical experience architecting, building and managing backend systems which are multi node, cloud based, secure and scalable for millions of users and thousands of persistent connections. Before BitRhymes, Gowtham was Group Lead at Mercantila retail system
Priyank Badkul, Sr. Producer
More than 7 Years experience in designing and producing games for multiple platforms. Producer of Official FORMULA 1 Game 2010 & 2011 for iOS. Art Producer of Xbox Live Avatar Market place. Previously at Jump Games, Lakshya Digital, Vbeing
Ajay Patel, Director – Mobile
A leader and guru in in Mobile and Flash technologies. Previously, Ajay bootstrapped and built a social development services firm Synapsys developing social apps across platforms which acquired millions.
Mahesh Joshi, Director – Creative Arts
More than 7 years experience in conceptualizing and production of games art and leading creative teams enjoyed by millions. Previous to BitRhymes Mahesh was Lead at Dynamic Games.
Investors and Advisors
We are fortunate to have investors and advisors who are prominent leaders in gaming, new technologies and casino gaming!