Chief Chimps – Our Core Team Members


Shailesh Prabhu

a.k.a. “Slash” (follow @shaileshprabhu)
Position: Creative/Business
Shailesh Prabhu is an Indie Game Designer from India who has been designing games for over ten years. Seven years ago he founded Yellow Monkey Studios and is the recipient of numerous game design and entrepreneurship awards around the world. Shailesh has created “HUEBRIX”, “It’s Just a Thought” among other critically and commercially successful games. He is also a flag bearer for the independent games movement in India. To facilitate knowledge exchange with the Independent game developers around the world, he is an advisor to NASSCOM’s (an Indian software industry trade body) Game Developer Conference. He is a consultant to Casual Connect conference in an effort to allow Indian talent to be showcased in the western markets. He also mentors and helps out aspiring developers with design and publishing issues. Shailesh is also an excellent cook, loves playing tennis, gardening and DIY projects apart from facial hair.

Manu Thomas

a.k.a. “Green Beret” (follow @MT80_)
Position: Technology
Details: Manu Thomas brings over 10 years of experience as a game programmer extraordinaire. He has worked on several technologies including iPhone, BREW, DirectX, OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Mascot Micro 3D and also on Nintendo DS Homebrew libraries and now Unity. Manu is also a great street photographer whose work has been displayed around the world and now a 3D artist! (for all those who keep asking me, YES HE EXISTS!)
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