SiGMA

SIGMA AFRICA EDITION SPEAKERS

John Kamau Kungu

Co-founder

Betconsult Africa

Forward-thinking Senior Executive with proven record of accomplishment in Gambling industry during six-year career. Driven and ambitious change manager dedicated to continuous business improvement focused on enhancing revenue and streamlining business operations. Diligent in driving profit maximization through multifaced business approaches. Executive-level Business Manager and entrepreneur with experience running start-up…

Charles Herisson

CEO

BetAdvisor

Charles Herisson has over 20 years’ experience working in the betting and gambling industry. Charles loves to inspire entrepreneurs and business communities to create and share trusted opportunities; to scout and connect talents; to improve and leverage the knowledge to generate personal and social value. Charles Herisson is currently Owner…

John Kamara

Founder

Afya Rekod

Richard Hogg

CEO

Openbox Gaming

Richard Hogg has been involved in online gaming since 1999. In a career that has spanned across three decades and three continents, he has overseen the induction of many brands and products into various marketplaces. Starting in Asia where he launched a number of sportsbooks, Richard moved to the UK…

Solomon Godwin

Africa Continent Manager

Pragmatic Play

Solomon Godwin has over ten years of professional experience in driving business growth and revenue increase through initiation and implementation of business growth strategies, effectively carries out research and identified new markets and customer needs and led the acquisition of new businesses. Adept at deploying and implementing consultative and partnership…

Russel Korus

Co - Founder

EZ365

Co-founder of EZ365, and CEO of publicly traded Wee-Cig International, Russell is a futurist and visionary. He has been a blockchain and cryptocurrency evangelist since first discovering this groundbreaking technology 8 years ago. A TEDx alumnus and having spoken around the world, Russell is a globally recognized thought leader. He is also…

Youssef Kaado

CEO

Lottomania Nigeria Limited

Bashir Are

CEO

Lagos State Lotteries Board

Sean Coleman

CEO

South African Bookmakers Association

Oliver De Bono

CEO

Quantum Gaming

Oliver de Bono is a Chief Executive Officer with 15 Years Experience in iGaming, E commerce, Team Management, Affiliate Marketing, Media Buying, SEO and Sales. He became CEO of Wikibet.com in August 2021. “Our tech team is working round the clock to develop a high-end, AI-driven casino and sportsbook platform…

Dean Finder

CEO

Evolution Services SA

Robin Bennett

HOD

Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board

Emmanuel Oyelakin

President

WESCO (World Esport Consortium)

Jimmy Keneth Masaoe

Chairman

Tanzania Sports Betting Association

William Scott

Non Executive Director

SA National Lottery Operator

William Scott has over 18 years of experience in the gaming industry and a track record of building and developing businesses in over 20 countries. William oversaw the profitable application of significant capital in M&A, JVs and organic corporate start-ups. Extensive experience in Strategy, M&A, Corporate Finance, Business Development and…

Martin Sack

Founder and Director

Brainstorm Online

Pedro Alejandro Segovia Bertomeu

COO

Trinitial Associates Limited

Michal Glowacki

COO

SB Betting Software

Michal has been working in betting industry since 2005. In 2012 has introduced SB Betting Software platform into Africa which inside 2 years has became most recognized sportsbook software in Nigeria. Currently supporting major African and European bookmakers

Amne Suedi

Founder

Shikana Law Group

Robert Brassai

Principle Consultant/Owner

Sense4gaming

Robert Brassai, consultant, strategist and gaming expert. Robert is the founding principal of the gaming consulting firm “Sense4gaming”. The firm takes on projects from casino concept and management to marketing and operations for both land based and online gambling establishments. Robert brings to the gambling industry a wide range of…

Sergey Portnov

CEO

Untitled

Since Sergey became Chief Executive Officer of Parimatch Holding in 2015, he has transformed Parimatch from a bookmaker trading out of physical stores into a cutting-edge online sports betting platform and recognized international lifestyle brand. Sergey’s primary responsibilities at Parimatch include the development and implementation of high-level strategy, making major…

Shina Charles Memud

founder/CEO

Doingsoon

Janietzche Megun

Co-Founder

Legends Management Solutions

Mark Tipping

Co-Founder/Consultant

G4A

15 years of experience in the gambling and betting industry in Africa, Europe and South America. Previously co-founded and held the position of Managing Director in two betting businesses operating across multiple territories both retail and online. Now a full time consultant, helping companies enter into and grow in Africa

Nick French

Founder

Launchsite Capital & Monetize Agency

Nick Feench has been Chief Commercial Officer at Ozow since 2020. More than 40 million South Africans are excluded from the Digital Economy. With COVID-19, the national need for simple, cashless and contactless means of payment has greatly accelerated. Ozow.com automates bank-to-bank EFT transactions between consumers and merchants. Anyone with…

Dolan Beuthin

CEO

BetMonsta

Adheera Bodasing

Managing Director

Polarity Consulting

She is the Managing Director at  Polarity Consulting. At Polarity Consulting we specialize in facilitating Teams. For the past 15 years, we have developed a method that amongst others has helped a Dutch team win an Olympic gold medal. It is called  The Power of Polarities and we have published a book with the same title . In…

Felix Mukaxe

Gambling Inspector

Mozambique Gambling Board

Tayo Atoloye

Country Manager Nigeria

Marathonbet

Tayo Atoloye is an experienced gaming consultant with over 17 years’ experience in General Management, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service functions and Gaming Content Solutions. Experience span across Telecommunications, OEM Mobile Devices, Consulting, Pay TV, Gaming Content industries and Sports Betting Operations Management. He is currently the Country Manager – Nigeria…

Jason Foster

Head of iGaming

Chalkline Sports

 Jason Foster has over 20 years of experience in sports betting operations and online sports betting technology and has worked with sports betting operators around the world. Foster is co-founder of South Africa's first online sports betting site and former managing director of Sun International's online sports betting business. He…

Kristen Openshaw

Head of Digital Media and Social

William Hill International

Head of Digital Media and Social for William Hill International, managing multi-brand Paid and Organic Social Media and Programmatic strategy for a range of international markets, on various platforms for both Casino and Sportsbook. With over a decade in digital marketing experience across multiple areas of paid and performance media.

Yahya Wane

Head of Business Development & Sales

MOJA1

Olafadeke Akeju

Managing Partner

WYS Solicitors

Yahaya Adamu Maikori

Principal Partner

Law Allianz

Yahaya Adamu Maikori is a Nigerian entertainment lawyer. He is the founding partner of Law Allianz – a law firm with core expertise in gaming, media and technology. Africa's most diversified gaming company with interests in Casinos , Sports betting,Lottery, Poker & general Legal and regulatory gaming consultancy and the…

Devon Dalbock

General Manager

GLI Africa

Kofi Sika Latzoo

Founder and Global Creative Director

Gamecampcities Agency

Russell Wain

Sales Manager

Tola Mobile Ltd

Duncan Pollock

Head: Global Marketing

DR Gaming Technology

Owoseni Abiodun Dada

Head Of Operations (Nigeria)

Betika

Aluwani Mukhudwana

CEO

Alu1nee Growth Solutions

He is CEO at Alu1nee Trading. Alu1nee Growth Solutions connects Gaming suppliers, operators, and gambling software enthusiasts around the world. Our company provides Global introduction services for gaming and software suppliers. We work with a diverse portfolio of betting platforms and betting software suppliers from across the globe offering variety…

Monica Rangel

Head of PT Markets

888holdings

Christina Thakor Rankin

Principal Consultant

1710 Gaming Ltd

Christina has 30 years’ experience in the global betting and gambling sector. Starting out in the pre-dotcom era with a career that spans both on and off-line, covering all aspects of gaming operations and responsible for managing multiple business disciplines, functions and teams across a range of channels, products, and…