London, ON / Toronto, ON – February 10th, 2015 – Big Blue Bubble, the largest independent mobile games developer in Canada, announced today that Mr. Vikas Gupta has taken the helm as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Mr. Gupta is an industry veteran, most recently serving as CEO & President of TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), where he currently remains Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. He joined the company during its early stages and established TransGaming as a global leader in the cross platform deployment of video games and also as the largest cloud gaming company in the world, with distribution agreements with most major TV OEM and numerous Managed Service Operators. Under his leadership TransGaming’s proprietary technologies were applied to the biggest gaming franchises in the world with the most notable publishers globally.
“This is an important period of transformation for Big Blue Bubble and Vikas Gupta is the ideal new CEO to lead the company to new heights,” said Damir Slogar, Big Blue Bubble’s founder. “Vikas is an effective leader with a proven track record of growth. Vikas knows how to forge a compelling business vision to catapult Big Blue Bubble into the global echelons of mobile games companies.”
Mr. Slogar will remain with the company as Chief Strategy Officer and President, providing continuity and overseeing the creative and analytical components of Big Blue Bubble. In addition he will take on the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors.
“Big Blue Bubble’s mobile games have brought smiles to over one hundred million users around the world. All of the elements to rapid growth are in place: a strong core foundation of technology, well developed franchises, an outstanding team, and a corporate culture that aspires to achieve great things,” commented Vikas Gupta. “The opportunity ahead is exciting. I want to bring exponentialism to the company which means clearly defining our vision, executing our business plan flawlessly, growing our audiences with greater acceleration, and setting our sights higher than ever. The team and I are determined to rank Big Blue Bubble among the dominant mobile games companies in the world.”