View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Viewer, you can view session and speaker details for the 2024 Game Developers Conference. New sessions are regularly added leading up to GDC, and all dates and times will be announced about 4 weeks before the event. Once live, you will be able to build your schedule with the GDC Mobile App.
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Saumya Singh Rathore is the Co-founder of WinZO, India's largest vernacular social gaming platform with over 100 million registered users. WinZO, the largest social gaming and interactive entertainment platform, has raised over $100 million and is backed by Griffin Gaming Partners, Makers Fund, Courtside Ventures, and Steve Pagliuca. Launched in early 2018, the Company partners with third party developers to host games on their Android/ iOS app, where users can enjoy personalized multiplayer gameplay experiences. The platform is available in 12 languages such as English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, and Bhojpuri. The WinZO platform facilitates over 4 billion micro-transactions per month across a portfolio of 100+ games. WinZO is focused on building an enthusiastic community of gamers and gaming influencers in Tier II to V cities in India. The Company envisions a future where the WinZO platform can deliver a culturally relevant and enjoyable experience in the global gaming ecosystem, monetized through a unique micro-transaction model. Saumya always had a burning desire to build inclusive, culturally relevant products on the back of technology that would change the way we experience the world around us, forever. She was a founding team member of Tiger Global backed hospitality venture, ZO Rooms & Zostel. In this role with Zostel & Zo Rooms, she was responsible for growth, expansion, and organization. She led the launch of ZO Rooms along with her current co-founder, Paavan and later teamed up with him and founded WinZO, in 2018. Saumya extensively worked across Print, Radio, Television during her tenure in the Times Group on strategic matters of the companies specifically relating to driving growth and overseeing execution. A Psychology post-graduate from The University of Manchester, Saumya is also a psychologist with the British Psychological Society, she started her career with KPMG. Saumya has an acute eye for attention to detail and grew to be one of the very few women founders in tech. She was awarded the 'Women Entrepreneurship Award' by BW Disrupt in 2021, a Business World platform promoting young entrepreneurs with disruptive ideas. Winzo was also recognised as the 'Startup of the Year' in 2020. As the co-founder at Winzo, Saumya is known to have built its recall value through constant community engagements and a messaging that instantly conveyed the idea of WHY WINZO. Rathore is inherently keen on working towards creating memorable gaming experiences for its users and is on a look out for unique ideas that can expand the interactive gaming ecosystem. She has launched a $30 Million Game Developers Fund to collaborate with companies across all forms of interactive entertainment such as games, economies around gaming, content creation, live-ops, security etc. through capital investment, infrastructural support and monetisation support. WinZO has made some strategic investments in the range of $0.1 Mn - $0.5 Mn in each of the partnerships varying from concept stage to near completion stage in the product life cycle.