WHO WE ARE

1 PLAY SPORTS is the home of community sports and content, bringing the best that Asia has to offer right to your fingertips including sports such as Football, Basketball, Swimming, Rugby, Pencak Silat, Table Tennis, Badminton and more.

 

OUR TEAM

We are a Singapore-based sports media narrowcasting start-up producing live streams of community, grassroots level, schools, special needs, and private sports events at national and international levels. Working with some of the best community leagues in South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa, our young and aggressive business provides great opportunities for those looking for a dynamic, progressive, 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.

Daniel Maag

Director

 

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. He presides as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at 1 Play Sports.

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Rudra Dalmia

Rudra Dalmia, Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer at Paytm E-commerce Private Limited, is a seasoned professional with decades of experience in fintech, e-commerce, venture investments, & leading technology businesses. Rudra served as the Country Head & Managing Director of Saxo Bank India from 2011 to 2016 and serves on the advisory board of various tech &investments firms. 

Board of Advisors

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Unmish Parthasarathi

Unmish advises sports, media, and gaming companies on growth through sales, partnerships, and investments. An alumnus of St. Stephen's College, India, Cambridge University, UK, & London Business School, Unmish has decades of experience in sports media, sports tech, connecting content to commerce, and esports. Unmish has served IMG Media, BBC, ESPN, Fox, & the ICC Board as his employers and ONE Championship, Microsoft Sports, and Dolby Labs Inc as his clients. 

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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.

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Ayaz Memon

Ayaz is a media veteran with over 40 years of experience in the sports media industry. Memon has worked as a sportswriter, editor, and columnist with several newspapers such as Mid-Day, Bombay Times, DNA, Times of India, Hindustan Times, and Deccan Chronicle. Memon has reported live ten Cricket World Cups, over 250 Test Matches, and 400 One-Day Internationals and authored four books on cricket and co-authored one on independent India's golden jubilee, India 50 – The Making of a Nation.

Executive Management

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S Anthony

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.

John Yeong

Head of Content (Singapore) & Sports Presenter

A former Sport Singapore Social Media Lead and Executive Producer of SG Sports TV & Get Active TV from 2016 to 2020, John Yeong is the Head of Content & Sports Presenter at 1 Play Sports. John is a sports and social media marketing pundit with extensive reach in the two fields across Singapore.

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Rohan Talwar

Head of Corporate Development

Rohan is an Investment Banking professional with 15 years of experience across Equity and Debt Capital Markets with a recent focus on Tech sector coverage, Fund Raising, Investor Relations, and M&A. A Business and Management Studies graduate and ex-UBS Executive Director, APCA, Rohan has tremendous experience in corporate development and investor relations. 

Regional Management

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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. 

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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. 

 

OUR PARTNERS