Meet the people behind LocusPlay and know more about our innovative lottery software that runs on low capital investment
Co-founder & CEO
Rahul has over 17 years of experience and majority of them is with startups. He is an Engineering graduate as well an MBA. He has been working on mobile technology since 2001 during the early days of PDA and handheld computers. Many successful software products have taken shape under his leadership. His past experience includes building and selling products around enterprise mobility and consumer applications to customers globally. He has worked with one of the top five IT companies of India, HCL Technologies, as Project Manager while managing a large team of mobile application experts. He is passionate about traveling and has traveled to several countries across the globe.
Co-founder & CTO
Devang is an Engineering graduate with over 15 years of experience, again majority of them with startups. Devang started his career in embedded technology prior to moving to mobile technology. He worked with HCL Technologies and managed software development on mobile platforms with global customers. He has got diverse experience into software engineering, quality and delivery. He is the mastermind behind engineering execution of LocusPlay. He looks after product management and security of the product.
Advisor – International Business
Richard Weil has 20 years of experience in the lottery/gaming and interactive industries. Most recently while at Scientific Games Corporation, as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, he assisted in the US$1.5 billion acquisition of WMS (one of the world’s leading gaming companies). Richard advices LocusPlay on various aspects of international business.
Len has 20 years of experience in lottery industry. The foundation of Mr. Paster’s lottery business career was at GTECH Corporation, where he held various positions including Director of Business Development, Group Director of European Operations, and Director of Software. Len has developed and implemented gaming systems in various international markets including Russia, Pakistan, Mauritius, Madagascar, China and Kyrgyzstan. Len advices LocusPlay in various business aspects and actively helps in strategic decisions.
Charles is a veteran software startup executive and investor. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Upsight, the leading analytics platform for mobile applications and was Chief Operating Officer at PlayHaven (merged with Kontagent to form Upsight.) Prior to PlayHaven/Upsight, he was Head of Mobile Application Partnerships at Google and was on the business development team at AdMob (acquired by Google.) Charles is also currently a venture partner with e.ventures, an early stage global venture capital firm, where he is the lead investor in HouseCall. Charles was previously with TriplePoint Capital, where he worked on the firm’s seed investments in Check (acquired by Intuit) and DropCam (acquired by Google.)
George Zaloom is the co-founder and president of Golden Rat Studios, a Los Angeles, California-based studio creating social casino games exclusively for the APAC market. Of recent Zaloom co-founded and launched USA-based social casino studios for two major Korean gaming companies: Nexon and NHN. Prior to that, he ran the GoPlay game distribution service.