Interview: “I lost 18 years working for corporates”

Interview: “I lost 18 years working for corporates”

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Pokkt Founder and CEO Rohit Sharma After spending 18 years in the corporate world, one failed startup and two pivots to the business model of his latest venture — POKKT's Founder and CEO Rohit Sharma has finally found his comfort zone. After working for over 12 years in the Internet/digital entertainment industry, Sharma said goodbye to corporate life when he quit as the CEO (Digital Business) of Reliance Entertainment. He then went on to start Pokkt, one of the most successful video mobile advertising platforms, in 2012. Pokkt (pronounced as pocket) is a platform for game developers to monetise their traffic in India and Southeast Asia. Pokkt does this by rewarding the user for clicking and watching the ads appearing in the video games they play. Backed by VCs like Jafco Asia, SingTel Innov8, Jungle Ventures and most recently Singapore’s…
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