* “LPU nurtures its students as per their passions & talents”: Dr Ashok Kumar Mittal, LPU Chancellor & MP Rajya Sabha

One of the BBA Alumni of 2022 Batch, Shwetank Pandey of  Lovely Professional University (LPU) has become first-ever Chief Gaming Officer (CGO) in Indian Smartphone Industry. Shwetank is to receive a remuneration of Rs. 10 Lac.

Compressed for ‘I Quest On and On’; ‘iQoo’ selected LPU alumnus for consistently displaying the best of performance amongst 60,000 aspirants, during three-months long hard selection procedures. Shwetank outshined all others with his gaming expertise and communication skills learnt at LPU.

LPU’s Founder Chancellor and Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha, Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal, congratulated Shwetank and highlighted the university’s commitment to nurturing its students according to their passions and talents. LPU provides students with numerous opportunities to explore their interests through its various student organizations. Shwetank is a prime example of a student who excelled in his passion under the guidance and mentorship provided by the university.

Shwetank’s role as the Chief Gaming Officer with ‘iQoo’ involves redefining gaming experiences for the users, and collaborating with gamers across the country. His selection was based on criteria such as gameplay, gaming knowledge, and personality and communication skills.

According to his LPU mentors, Shwetank has always been an enthusiastic gamer with a strong inclination towards gaming and e-sports. He was encouraged to prioritize his passion for gaming, which ultimately led him to this unique opportunity. In addition to his CGO role, Shwetank will strategize, enhance community engagement, and ensure an exceptional gaming experience.

Praising LPU alumnus, CEO of iQoo Nipun Marya holds: “This marks a significant moment in the Indian Smartphone industry”.  Expressing his joy Shwetank remarks that initially he was apprehensive as the fellow finalists were also skilled gamers and exceptional individuals.