Bala Krishna A
(Professor and Principal)

Bala Krishna A is the Professor and Principal of Backstage Pass Institute of Gaming and Technology. He has over 14 years of Industry and teaching experience and his core specialization is in Game Programming. He also has around 8 years of experience as Head of Department (HOD) and Principal. He has used his expertise as training consultant for Wipro, Satyam, Intergraph and Verizon Technologies.
Bala Krishna is a graduate in MCA from Osmania University and he successfully completed his masters in Technology from JNTU Hyderabad.
He imparts his expertise to students in Programming Languages, Game Programming and Computer Science

Rahul Sehgal
(Game Design Mentor)

Rahul Sehgal, a diploma holder in Game Design from Vancouver Film School is an instructor and mentor for Game Design at Backstage Pass. He has over 7 years of work experience in the Game Industry where he successfully designed and developed various creative Games such as ‘Days of thunder’, ‘William Tell’, ‘count Pengula’s castle’, etc. He has worked as Game Designer for leading names in the Game Industry like Game Loft, Piranha Games, VFS, etc.
At Backstage Pass, he applies his expertise to mentor students on Game Programming, Game Art and Game Design.

(Game Programming Mentor)

Debdatta is a graduate in B.Tech from IIT Roorkee, India. He has worked with a number of game companies such as Blue Giant Interactive and Junglee Games. At Junglee Games, he designed and developed engaging social games like Teen Patti, Poker and Rummy. He has also worked for PlayWrite Games where he designed, programmed and developed an android game ‘Dotbuster’ in just 20 days.

Jayadev. K
(Game Art Mentor)

Jayadev.K is a Diploma holder in 3d modelling and animation from OPEL multimedia and he also holds diploma in Basic 2d animation from HEART Animation Academy. He is an expert in Maya and character animation. He has 8+ years of experience in the teaching and Industry field. He has worked on projects such as Mickey Club House and Donkey olly which are featured on Disney channels.
At Backstage Pass, he applies his expertise to mentor students on Game Art.