Gaming Realms Appoint Former Aristocrat Chief Atul Bali as Director
May 16, 2014
President of Real Network’s games division, Atul Bali, is all set to join social gaming venture Gaming Realms as a non-executive director, joining the board with immediate effect.
This is just the latest sign from social mobile casino and gambling companies that they are taking things seriously, with Bali bringing a wealth of experience with him as former president of Aristocrat Technologies.
The company has been expanding in recent times, and their portfolio now includes real money mobile casino games as well as social games such as Avatingo.
Bali’s new role will see him oversee a large chunk of the company, including mobile and social game development as well as cross platform licensing, publishing and technology. With his experiences at Real Networks, Aristocrat Technologies, XEN Group and GTECH, this is yet another sign social gaming companies are taking themselves seriously.
Unique perspective crucial to future
Gaming Realms Chief Executive, Michael Buckley, sees Bali’s appointment as key to his company’s future.
“We are delighted that Atul Bali has joined the board of Gaming Realms.He is one of the very few executives with deep experience in land, online and social based games and lotteries on all platforms.
“His broad regulatory knowledge and worldwide experience in joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions will bring a unique perspective to Gaming Realms as it expands in the future.”