Shailesh Prabhu is an Indie Game Designer from India who has been designing games since 2004. He founded Yellow Monkey Studios in 2007 and has been the recipient of numerous game design and entrepreneurship awards around the world. He has worked on “Bluk”, “One More Pass”, “Socioball”, “HUEBRIX”, “It’s Just a Thought” among others. To facilitate knowledge exchange with the Independent game developers around the world, he has advised NASSCOM’s Game Developer Conference (an Indian game industry trade body) and Casual Connect conference in the past. He also mentors and helps out aspiring developers with design and publishing issues. Shailesh also loves cooking, playing tennis, gardening and hardware DIY projects apart from sporting various beard-dos.