Paavan is the CEO and Co-founder of WinZO. WinZO is the largest vernacular social gaming and entertainment platform backed by marquee investors. Paavan is a second-time entrepreneur. His first venture was Zostel & ZO Rooms, a Tiger Global backed aggregator model. Zostel is now Asia's largest chain of backpackers hostels. Paavan's corporate stint before entrepreneurship was with Bain & Company, Abbott Labs, and Bank of America - Global Trading Desk. He is an engineering graduate from NSIT - 2009, and completed his MBA from IIM Calcutta in 2014.