Zynga appoints Akshay Bharadwaj as the new head of Socialpoint Studio

Bharadwaj to accelerate studio’s growth as a world-class mobile developer!

Zynga Inc, a wholly-owned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive announced that Akshay Bharadwaj has been promoted as the new head of its Socialpoint Studio. While building teams to produce new mass-market games in his former position as Vice President and General Manager of Zynga India, Bharadwaj handled the live operations of various games in the Zynga portfolio, including the FarmVille franchise.

Akshay Bharadwaj brings years of expertise in general management, business, product, and engineering roles in gaming, digital learning, consumer internet, and enterprise-focused organizations to Socialpoint.

Zynga Akshay Bharadwaj
Akshay Bharadwaj (Image via Zynga)

“I’m honored to lead the incredibly talented Socialpoint studio into our next phase of growth while maintaining the wonderful culture, values, and identity the team has already built,” said Bharadwaj. He added, “Socialpoint has established itself as a beacon of mobile development and live operations. We will continue that tradition while carving out new areas where the studio can expand and employ strategies to grow live operations and simultaneously develop new projects.”

Bharadwaj to see the launch of a new mobile game worldwide by Socialpoint

Within Take-Two‘s fiscal year 2024, Socialpoint will release a brand-new mobile game around the globe under Bharadwaj’s direction.

With extensive experience across various roles in gaming, including managing Zynga’s iconic FarmVille franchise, Akshay has an exceptional track record of success and commitment to fostering team culture and values. As a Zynga studio, Socialpoint can now leverage Zynga’s resources and expertise as we embark on the next phase of this exciting journey.

Yaron Leyvand, Executive Vice President of Games, Zynga

Following Zynga’s 2022 merger with Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., Socialpoint was included in the Zynga label. Players may download the Socialpoint games such as Dragon City, Monster Legends, and Two Dots on the iOS App Store, Google Play Store, Amazon App Store, Huawei App Gallery Store, and Microsoft Store.

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