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Nimbuzz To Shift Its Global HQ To India; Vikas Saxena Is CEO

Mobile instant messaging and VoIP company Nimbuzz is looking to shift its global headquarters to India, which according to the company, accounts for 20% of its 90 million user base, reports The Economic Times. Nimbuzz has announced the restructuring of its top management. Vikas Saxena who was previously the General Manager at Aircel and the country head of Nimbuzz, has been appointed as the CEO of Nimbuzz. He takes over from Nimbuzz's co-founder and CEO Evert Jaap Lugt, who has been appointed as the executive chairman of the board. That being said, the LinkedIn profile of Vikas Saxena and Evert Jaap Lugt suggests that they were appointed to these positions 9 months and 5 months ago respectively. India is fast becoming a hot market for messaging apps that use data as a carrier: along with Nimbuzz, there is Whatsapp, RockeTalk, ebuddy, im+, Viber and kik, among others. Last week, Nimbuzz had opened up its Messenger API and launched a new initiative called Chat Buddy Developer Program. Through this initiative, the company enabled brands, publishers and indie developers to build chat bots which offers updates across various categories like cricket, astrology, shopping, games, and news and allow users to find information across various categories like ticketing, movie reviews, classifieds and so on. Nimbuzz had claimed that through this program, developers can access up to 90 million Nimbuzz users across 220+ countries who spend an average 55 minutes every day. It was also indicated that Nimbuzz plans to introduce its own gateway and…

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