From 60,000 Applicants to One CGO
Shwetank, hailing from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, was the last man standing amongst more than 60,000 applicants vying for the position. The exhaustive selection process took into account various criteria, including gameplay, gaming knowledge, and personality & communication skills.
A Passion Turned Profession
Being a police officer’s son from the small town of Kanpur, Shwetank’s gaming passion has led him on an extraordinary journey. Committed to his dream, he fearlessly left a well-paying job, turned down a promotion, and even walked away from MBA studies, all to prioritize his love for gaming.
Expressing his joy, Shwetank said, “I feel on top of the world right now. I am grateful to be chosen amongst the finalists and thankful to iQOO and the jury for providing aspiring gamers like me with such a big platform.”
A New Era for iQOO
Nipun Marya, CEO of iQOO, welcomed Shwetank by stating, “The DNA of iQOO is to bring in ‘I Quest On and On’, and Shwetank was never short of his peak performance across all rounds. We intend to drive a more dynamic perspective to our products for younger gaming enthusiasts in the country.”
Shwetank will work closely with the iQOO leadership team, sharing gaming insights and collaborating with top gamers across India, earning a remuneration of INR 10 Lakhs.
Zonal CGOs Join the Team
Additionally, iQOO has also appointed Aojesh Shrivastava from Delhi and Battu Nikhil Reddy from Hyderabad as Zonal CGOs. They will be earning a compensation of INR 2.5 lakh each and working directly with Shwetank to align strategies and ensure an exceptional gaming experience for iQOO users.
Commitment to Gaming Excellence
The main objective behind the CGO role is to assure that iQOO provides seamless and top-notch experiences to its consumers. With a strong focus on user satisfaction, iQOO continues to seek innovative ways to enhance customer experiences.
In conclusion, the appointment of Shwetank Pandey as the Chief Gaming Officer signifies a landmark moment in the Indian smartphone industry. His extraordinary journey from being a small-town gamer to a leader in the sector embodies the spirit of passionate pursuit and highlights iQOO’s dedication to connecting with the younger generation of gaming enthusiasts. With this new team, iQOO sets a new benchmark in creating innovative and engaging experiences for its customers.
Via Press Release