Nimish Raut has been named Head of Global Esports Partnerships and Business Development at NODWIN Gaming, a South Asian esports firm.
Raut has over six years of experience in the esports industry, and previously served as Director of Esports Partnerships for The Walt Disney Company Asia-Pacific. He will work closely with international esports partners to offer professional gamer teams, management agencies, and tournament organizers in South East Asia. In addition to his previous experience at Disney, Raut was the founding member of Games2win Entertainment Pvt Ltd., where he held the position of Chief Executive Officer.
“I’m thrilled to take on this role at NODWIN Gaming,” said Raut. “I see tremendous opportunity in South East Asia as a region that has massively grown its esports footprint since launching Dota 2 Asia Championships last year. Partnerships with large multi-national corporations provide us with the unparalleled ability to help grow the market, and bring esports to new heights.”
“I’m thrilled to welcome Nimish on board,” said NODWIN Gaming CEO Jani Uitto. “Nimish has proven himself as an influential leader in the esports industry, and I know he has a passion for creating strategic partnerships that will enable us to achieve our vision of establishing South East Asia as the epicentre of esports.”
Prior to his role at Disney, Raut was a member of Malaysia’s first professional esports team, IMMENSITY eSports. He was also a founding member of the Malaysian Guild for World of Warcraft, Malaysia’s first official World of Warcraft guild.
About NODWIN Gaming
NODWIN Gaming is a global esports platform that hosts the world’s largest and most premier tournaments across two of the world’s most popular games. The company is headquartered in Malaysia and has been operating since 2016. The company offers both online and live esports tournaments, as well as a platform for professional gamers to showcase their skills.