Daniel Maag

Chairman & Co-Founder

 

Daniel is a banking veteran with 26 years of work experience spread across London, Zurich, Dubai, and Singapore. In addition, he is an astute early-stage venture capital investor.

Mandira Lalvani

Head, 1 Play Sports Studio

In addition to being a well-established sports journalist, Mandira is skilled in sports media marketing, broadcast journalism, and sports television. She has also served as Commercial Director at Fanatic Bespoke Tours and Director at BCP Pte Ltd, a digital media content specialist start-up in Singapore. 

Board of Advisors

Nikhil Srinivasan

Nikhil is the Chief Investment Officer at PartnerRe and is a member of its Executive Leadership Team since 2018. He has also served as a Group Chief Investment Officer at Allianz, a Group Chief Investment Officer at Generali and a DIrector on the PartnerRe Board. 

Anuj Srivastava

Anuj is the Founder and CEO of Livspace, South Asia's largest and fastest-growing interiors and renovation brand, since 2014. An MBA from London Business School, Anuj is an investor and advisor for internet startups, including, ZipDial, Voyagin, TravelMob, and eBus.TV. In addition, he has over 10 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development. 

Mark McFarlane

Mark, currently working as General Manager, APAC, Dugout Limited, is an expert in commercial sales, branded content partnerships, and platform growth in the broadcast, digital media, and tech sectors. His 15 years of experience and expertise in the field bring substantial strength to our company's strategic growth. Mark has also worked at Fox  International Channels as Vice President, APAC & Middle East and at Eurosport Asia as Commercial Director, APAC.

Executive Management

Anthony Santia Raj

Chief Operations Officer

Anthony brings over 20 years of experience in customer relationship management and business development in the sports and travel industries to the team. At 1 Play Sports, he oversees business operations of the company, drives the company's expansion worldwide, liaises with all the country managers of the company, and heads the company's operations and expansion in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

Duncan Elias

Head of Content, Presenter

Duncan, a former professional footballer turned sports presenter, heads the content development at 1 Play Sports and also acts as a presenter/commentator during sports events. Duncan has also developed 1 Play Sports Studio shows such as The Front Row Seat & The SPL Show. He currently looks after content in all our markets including Singapore, India & the Philippines. Fun Fact - Duncan was also nominated for Singapore Sports Journalist of the Year award in 2018.

Neha S Warrier

Country Head, India

Neha currently oversees our business and content development across India while managing the local production team. She possesses a rich and diverse experience in advertising sales, brand solutions, relationship management, and content acquisition earned over a period of 14 years. Prior to 1 Play Sports, she worked as VP, Sales, India at Mirriad, a UK based video tech company and as Associate Director, Ad Sales at Discovery Inc managing Pan India Revenues for their channels. Neha is a keen sportsperson and a professional badminton player with acquired skills of teamwork and being a go-getter.

Regional Management

Nitin Nambiar

Head of Production

With close to 10 years of experience in television and sports production, Nitin leads and manages the production team at 1 Play Sports and is responsible for all international and locally produced projects and initiatives. He is a sports production enthusiast and oversees the training and mentoring of our production crew. He has successfully worked on various international events, including Fifa World Cup, European Championships, English Premier League, Davis Cup, and Southeast Asian Games to name a few!

Venkataraghavan Rajagopalan

Creative Head, VOD, India

Venkat creates video-on-demand content from India at 1 Play Sports. He leads the VOD team in India to capture and develop inspiring stories of sports and athletes. His diversified experience in creating branded content and impactful stories through video production brings immense proficiency to our team. Some of the big clients that he has worked for are Budweiser, Lakme Salon, US Embassy, Teach for India, and Rolling Stone. 

Nuru Hassan Busigo

Country Head, Rwanda

At 1 Play Sports, Nuru drives business development and content acquisition in Rwanda. An Economics and Management graduate, Nuru holds a substantial experience of over 25 years in finance, business development, and management sectors earned from different countries in Africa. 

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OUR TEAM

1 Play Sports Pte. Ltd. is a Singapore-based sports media broadcasting start-up that produces live broadcasts of community, grassroots level, schools, special needs, and private events at national and international levels. Working with some of the best community leagues in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, this young and aggressive business provides great opportunities for those looking for a dynamic, exciting, and innovative role.

Board of Directors

Mohit Lalvani

Founder & CEO

 

Mohit brings more than 20 years of experience in developing businesses in the fields of sports and digital media production & broadcasting. An Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program graduate from The Wharton School, Mohit is an entrepreneur, innovator, and lateral thinker. Prior to founding 1 Play Sports in 2018, Mohit headed Business Development and Partnerships division at Eleven Sports Network for three years in Singapore and worked as Managing Director at BCP Pte Ltd, a digital media content specialist start-up in Singapore, for two years. Mohit has also led the marketing team at Delta Corp Ltd as the Chief Marketing Officer from 2012 to 2014 in India.

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