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charu saxena


Results-driven Program Manager focused on Growth, Process and Cross-functional Collaboration- 12 yrs


What I'm looking for

I am looking for a team that is driven and likes to aim high. My experience with music streaming, video streaming, gaming, other consumer internet products makes me thing from the user's perspective. Cross functional team management, project goal management, business development are my strong points. I am keen on working with technology and non tech teams to build brilliant products.

Till March 2023, I was with Rush Gaming Universe (Hike) - creating Real Money Games from scratch, managing a team of 70+ including engineers, qa, game design, UI/UX design, art and Product. At Hike, I've previously worked on Social apps - dating (HikeLand, Vibe Community) for the first 1.5 years.

Before end of 2019, I worked on Product Marketing and Growth for Video streaming app (Airtel Black/Airtel Xstream - OTT) and Product Operations for Music streaming (Airtel Wynk Music) over a span of 7 years.

Earlier I worked in the mobile phone ODM industry and witnessed the introduction and growth Android phones in India.

I am an Electronics Engineer and MBA (1 year PGPM) degree holder from Noida, India.


Hike Pvt Limited logoHL

Senior Program Manager

Hike Pvt Limited

Dec 2019 - Mar 2023 (3 years 3 months)

I joined Hike's Program Management team to bring structure and accountability into the system while the team worked on building HikeLand - India's first virtual world on the Hike Messaging platform.
Subsequently I moved on to work on managing the team building games as the company moved focus from Virtual worlds to Real money gaming and Cryptocurrency


Product Marketing & Operations


Nov 2012 - Nov 2019 (7 years)

I joined Bharti Airtel's JV with SoftBank - Bharti SoftBank in 2012, was one of the founding members of Airtel Wynk (launched 2015), moved on from Content Operations to Product Marketing for Airtel Xstream TV / Airtel TV and subsequently was part of the Product Growth Team at Airtel Wynk / Airtel Digital.

Spice Mobiles / Spice Digital logoSD

Business Development Manager + Product SPOC

Spice Mobiles / Spice Digital

Mar 2011 - Oct 2012 (1 year 7 months)

Handled lead generation, market research, contract negotiation & integrations with partners for Mobile Advertising and payments (InMobi), Operator integrations for Payments (Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Telkomsel, Indosat,etc.) & Mediatek Applications - content for Spice Apps Planet, Spice Mobiles & SpiceGang (WAP)

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