Adam Woodley

Global Head of Recruitment

Betsson Group

Adam heads up Betsson Group’s Recruitment function Globally across all locations and departments. He’s been with the business for over 5 years where’s he’s been central to their talent acquisition and people growth strategy. With over 15 years in the industry, he’s passionate about all things Recruitment with a special…

Adriaan Brink



Biography – Adriaan Brink Adriaan Brink is CEO of Funtoken.io – promoters of the FUN token and associated activities. FUN Token is creating a gambling ecosystem based on a crypto token.   It trades on major exchanges and is the largest gaming crypto in the world. It also operates casino…

Adrian Doerk

Business Development Manager

Main Incubator GmbH / Lissi Identity

Adrian Doerk is a trained IT-systems electronics engineer and has a Bachelor in International Business. He has been involved in digital communication for over 10 years and is a specialist in the field of self-sovereign identity. He leads the communication at IDunion and the business development at Lissi. Adrian Doerk,…

Adrian Figallo

Co Founder

World Pro Racing

Co-Founder & CFO World Pro Racing Adrian has a wide Experience in the industry; Operations & Logistics Manager at PMG  (Project Management Group), Operations & Sales Manager with ITC Ltd, Consultancy services on Motorsport facility development, advising new businesses on the formation of business structures, and exploring new and innovative business…

Adriana Minovic

Head of Data Privacy

Betsson Group

Adriana Minovic is a lawyer specialized in various legal&compliance issues, specifically Data Protection/Intellectual Property/Competition&State aid law, AML, and Internet Governance in a wide portfolio of innovative and data-driven industries: ICT, Telecom, Media, R&D, i-Gaming, Aviation, and Life Science.  Betsson has come a long way. Today is a multi-national company employing…


Chairman & Co-founder


Hip hop superstar Akon is one of Africa’s most renowned philanthropists. He hopes to empower young entrepreneurs in Africa to strengthen the continent’s rising economies and support the development of sustainable communities through blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Akoin. Through the artist’s Akoin Foundation, inspired entrepreneurs will develop future-forward businesses and promote innovation,…

Alemsah Ozturk



"I have a passion for all things digital. I believe strongly that good design evokes positive experiences and sometimes emotions. Being a gamer & dreamer for a very long time helped me create strong experiences that moves people, sometimes make them laugh sometimes make them curious. I believe that ideas…

Alessandro Allara

Digital Managing Director


Alessandro Allara, 22 years of experience in Betting and Gaming regulated markets, from product marketing to operations. In the leadership team of the 3 major startups of the Italian market (TotosÏ in 2002, Gioco Digitale in 2008, Paddy Power in 2011) and Online Director of Snaitech (2014). During the years,…

Alex Petrov



Prior to working with Bitfury, he spent 15 years in the Ministry of interior Affairs of the Republic of Latvia. Other experience includes Secret Regime department officer; NATO summit 2006 & public events security management; Chief of computer crime investigation unit; Police officer, Computer crime investigation; Lecturing for Interpol; Forensics…

Alexander Filatov

Co-founder & CEO

TON Labs

Alexander Filatov is a Co-Founder and CEO of TON Lab. TON Labs is the core developer of the Everscale Network - a decentralized, community-driven blockchain and its major component - Ever OS. Alexander is an entrepreneur and former corporate executive with 25 yeas of experience. Alexander started his career in…

Alexander Martin



Alexander Martin is the CEO of SKS365, an authorized sport betting and gaming operator, one among the leaders in the Italian betting market, where it operates under the Planetwin365 brand. Alexander was previously Chief New Media Officer and Executive Board Member of Gauselmann AG, holding the positions from 2014 to…

Alexandre Tomic



Founder and CEO of Alea.com, Alexandre Tomic is an igaming veteran that has developed the first VR casino in 2015. Today, his company Alea is entering the medtech market through the development of a wearable device. Ramona Depares from SiGMA TV had the pleasure to sit with Alexandre during 2021,  for…

Alexis Wicén



Alexis has a background in e-Sports, Computer Science, Sportsbetting, and over twelve years working in iGaming with a focus on casinos. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Unibo, bringing real-time gamification to iGaming, as well as Scatters.com, an Online Casino. Unibo is a software development company dedicated to creating…

Alp Pekkan

Advisory Board Member

Kybele Invest

Alp is an advisory Board Member of StartupFon. Born in Turkey, Alp studied Business Economics and International Finance between 2017 and 2021. Having an entrepreneurial spirit, in 2019 co-found Hype App, a social platform based in London that simplifies and streamlines booking nightlife experiences. In 2020, Alp Co found CRTrade…

Aly Madhavji

Managing Partner

Blockchain Founders Fund

Aly Madhavji is the Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier startups. He is a Limited Partner on Loyal VC and Draper Goren Holm. Aly consults organizations on emerging technologies such as INSEAD and the UN on solutions to help alleviate poverty. He is…

André Wilsenach

Consultant Regulatory Compliance

André Wilsenach

Experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the gambling & casinos industry. Skilled in Budgeting, Analytical Skills, E-commerce, Online Gambling, and Team Building. Strong business development professional graduated from University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria. Graduated from the University of Pretoria The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty…

Andreas Glarner



Dr. Andreas Glarner works with international companies in the technology sector. He is co-heading the MME DLT/FinTech Team, focusing an advising clients in the DLT / Blockchain / FinTech space. He has been advisor to a whole range of the most reputed projects in the field, advising both on technological…

Anna Agu

Co-founder and partner

Lex Law office

Anna is a co-founder and partner of Lex Law Office. She is a leading Fintech lawyer based in Estonia, representing clients worldwide. She has a bachelor's degree in Taxation from the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and a Master's degree in Law from the University of Tallinn. Anna has extensive…

Anna Zotova

Chief Risk Officer


Anna is an e-commerce expert skilled in various competencies from AML to compliance and operations management with a track record of heading the Risk teams at Paydoo and CardPay. With xpate, Anna is responsible for numerous aspects of risk mitigation strategy: merchant, card scheme, compliance, AML, fraud, and chargeback. With…

Anne Veerpalu

PhD - Chief Law Officer


She is particularly recommended for her track record in the start-up scene. She often advises technology companies on a broad range of private equity matters and commercial issues. One client praises her “great insight and ability to communicate complicated topics. Anne Veerpalu is also ranked in Chambers Global 2017 for…

Antonio Zanghi


Maxima Compliance

Antonio Zanghi is a compliance expert with a focused commercial outlook. Highly driven with a strong understanding of regulatory, compliance and technology also highly motivated in achieving the best with a strong problem-solving attitude and attention to details. Antonio is the CEO of the company Maxima Compliance.     Maxima…

Ari Celia


Pay4Fun Pagamentos SA

I have worked in many segments in Brazil including transportation (Alston), gaming (Unidesa, IGT) and consulting. Currently Advisor at Pay4Fun and Director at Expense Reduction Analysts. Strong experience in the e-commerce sector, including product development, marketing, payment processing, and administration. BBA and MBA.

Arne Peters

Esports & Gaming

Specialties: Technology, Tech, Software, Middleware, Interactive Entertainment, Video & Computer Games, Gaming, Online, Mobile, Social Media, Digital Media, Media & Entertainment, Music, Analytics, Strategic Relations, Partnerships, Interim Management, Esports & Competitive Gaming He is specialized in various fields: Technology, Tech, Software, Middleware, Interactive Entertainment, Video & Computer Games, Gaming, Online,…

Artur Pszczolkowski



Pszczolkowski is a global expert with a passion for and expertise in forming alliances and solutions with clients, partners, and teams in order to achieve mutually beneficial business objectives. He has over 15 years of general management experience and extensive knowledge in developing and implementing global internet activities in collaboration…

Asaf Orpani

CEO & Founder


Asaf Orpani is a serial entrepreneur and a white hat hacker, alumnus of Elite Intelligence Unit in the IDF, “Gamma Cyber” unit, with over 10 years of experience and global reputation in Security Research & Technology in general, hacked over 3 million websites and other platforms all in for a…

Bart Barden


Esports Technologies

Bart Barden is currently the COO and Managing Director for Esports Technologies. He has over 25 years of experience in video games, wagering and esports. Previously he was acting Wagering Subject Matter Expert for several game publishers and esports companies and investment groups through Redzone Digital   Previously he worked…

Ben Putley

Co-Founder and CEO

Alkimi Exchange

Ben Putley is the CEO & Co Founder at Alkimi Exchange. He has 10 years of experience in digital advertising, predominantly focused on selling software to global publishers. Ben led the new business function at The Fifth, News Corp’s influencer marketing agency, where he delivered £2m+ in influencer marketing campaigns…

Benjamin Truman



Having switched to Digital Marketing over 9 years ago, In-App traffic is my game. Love the creativity that comes along with working in digital marketing. I specialize in working in fresh and new markets in the Gaming Industry worldwide. Since online gambling became legal in the U.S. we have helped…

Berthold Glass


nft club

Berthold Glass is an entrepreneur and international keynote speaker. He is all-in into NFT and loves to share his vision about the advantages of the digital economy. As a networker and moderator, he brings together the brightest minds of the industry. Berthold is the founder of the NFT Club, a mastermind group with…

Boris Chaikin



An online/digital business executive with 20+ years of experience, with deep insight of various aspects of the business, including hands-on experience in both operations & strategic management. Track record of building products, teams and services from scratch, taking them to leading positions. Solid experience in setting up and managing Customer…

Brian McGinty

Marketing Advisor


Brian McGinty is the Marketing Manager and Founding Leader of the company CryptoPerformance. He has more than 20 years in sales and marketing. He has worked Internationally in Financial, Property, Insurance, and Blockchain. Six years in the Crypto space and a founding member of CryptoPerformance. CryptoPerformance is a crypto blockchain…

Brian McNulty



Brian McNulty is the CEO of FAC (FundAdminChain), a blockchain-based network for launching, distributing, and servicing tokenized Funds. Prior to founding FAC, Brian was Managing Director, Global Head of Services at R3, an enterprise blockchain firm with the largest blockchain ecosystem in the world His interest in applying DLT to the financial markets…

Bryan Blake

CEO & Founder


Bryan Blake is the founder and CEO of Hexopay which was created in 2016 to help operators expand safely into emerging markets. Bryan previously managed the gaming division for Worldpay, Wirecard and AIBMS merchant services.  Prior to this Bryan was responsible for Worldpays Airline and travel division.  Having also spent…

Carl Brincat



Carl is an advocate by profession who graduated from the University of Malta in 2014 and was admitted to the bar in 2015. Prior to graduating he spent a number of years training in litigation, principally in the fields of criminal and human rights law. He joined the Malta Gaming…

Carla Marie Vella

iGaming, Fintech & Blockchain Consultant


Advisory and Consultancy for igaming, fintech & blockchain companies. Focus: Marketing, Affiliation, Customer Experience & Operations. Currently heading up the marketing department for a B2C sportsbook focusing on the African market & Board Member of Scout Gaming Group (B2B esports) and TalentXD (Recruitment). ------ Formal BIO: Carla is the former…

Celine Moille



Céline Moille is a French lawyer (Lyon Bar - France - since 2014 and Montreal Bar - Canada - since 2019). She did a PhD in private international law. Céline joined Deloitte in April 2021. She has been involved in business law advice and litigation (particularly in contract law, competition…

Charles Donly

Head of R&D

ADX Labs, Inc.

Charles is COO of neurothink and part of the ADX Labs R&D team. He is an accomplished executive, physicist, and engineer and holds patents related to underwater sea exploration. Prior to his work with neurothink, Charles built and led Seagate's Data4Good initiative to develop technology projects to combat the spread…

Charles Herisson



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…

Chris Elliott

Senior Associate


Commercial and regulatory lawyer, concentrating on providing advice to various stakeholders in the online gambling, sports, and gaming industries. Attended St. Columba's College, then Manchester University in 2007 where he obtained a Bachelor of Laws LLB. He graduated from BPP Law School in 2011 with the degree: Legal Practice Course.…

Chris Nikolopoulos



Chris Nikolopoulos is very experienced in providing high-value, complex, software solutions for companies with fast-evolving needs within the iGaming sector. His know-how focuses but is not limited to: Sales policies, Account Management, iGaming operations, and legislation, online gambling workflows (both casino and sportsbook), Business Analytics as well as Trading &…

Christian Rapani


Law Rapani

Dr. Christian Rapani founded his law firm in Graz in 2013 specialising in business and corporate law. Dr. Christian Rapani is the author of numerous publications in these areas of practice. He possesses extensive experience in advising Austrian and international clients on all aspects of business law. One of his…

Christian Sammut



Christian Sammut is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Ing Sammut is an experienced data centre, telecom and business development specialist. Throughout his career, Ing Sammut has worked in the private and public sectors both locally as well as overseas, including the aerospace industry. His responsibilities have included the…

Christina Scicluna


Ganado Advocates

Christina Scicluna is an Associate within Ganado Advocates’ corporate and fintech teams. She advises a variety of multinational clients on international corporate structures, including the setting up of Maltese entities and domiciliation of entities, M&A transactions and assisting clients on corporate governance matters. Ganado Advocates (formerly Ganado & Associates) is…

Christof Waton

Founder & CEO


Christof Waton is the Founder and CEO of ADA Finance (ADAFI Token). ADA Finance brings an innovative suite of defi on the Cardano and Avalanche blockchain, with : - The first affiliate program and Address Milestones for the DeFi industry. - The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) program for passive platform…

Christopher Vella

Chief Executive Officer

Polymath and Boffin

Christopher specializes in Analysis, Development and Finance. Christopher graduated with honors in mathematical sciences from Dublin City University, specialising in finite field modelling. He has experience in market analysis, special situations financing and venture capital, and is an expert in modelling operational and financial structures. Christopher began his career developing…

Claus Hambach

Partner Company

Hambach & Hambach

Claus Hambach studied law at the University of Regensburg and achieved a Master degree in International Business and Tax Law (LL.M.) at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and the University of Innsbruck. He also gathered experience with the Bayerische Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH (HypoVereinsbank), the German American Chamber of Commerce…

Cordelia Morgan

Head of People

KaFe Rocks

Cordelia Morgan is the Head of People at KaFe Rocks, with a Degree in Philosophical Sciences from Newcastle University and 10 years of experience working within Recruitment and Talent Acquisition before moving into a People-centric role covering Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding, Recruitment and learning and development Kafe Rocks is a…

Cristiano Blanco

Head of Gaming


Cristiano is the Group Head of Gaming at Kindred. He has been in the gaming industry since 2007 and he has been with Kindred Group for the last four years. Blanco focuses his work on the development of the Casino, Bingo, Poker and Lottery product, across all brands and markets.…

Cristina Romero



Cristina oversees LOYRA's international department and specializes in regulated industries, gaming and gambling and cannabis law. She speaks Spanish, English, German, French and Portuguese. She is a member of IAGA and has published sector specific articles. She is a teacher at the IE Business School of Madrid ([www.ie.edu]www.ie.edu) LLM Program…

Dan Mapes


Verses Technologies Inc.

Dan is a Founder of VERSES TECHNOLOGIES INC (www.VERSES.io) - an advanced Artificial Intelligence and Spatial Networking company. He is also a founder and architect of THE SPATIAL WEB - the next generation of the Internet (IEEE Standard P2874). These two projects work together to deliver a new generation of…

Daniel Bernard

Venture Partner

Mindspring Capital

Daniel Bernard has almost 20 years of expertise in the sports industry, with a diverse background that includes media and broadcast, analytics, and betting. He has vast experience in Sports Betting, having created major data research and integration operations and providing product and platforms to new countries. Daniel is currently…

Daniel Doll Steinberg


Atari Token

After a career in investment banking in global derivatives technology in London and New York, founded, co-founded and invested in several companies in the games, entertainment and marketing technology platform spaces. Since 2016 dedicated to the Blockchain and Decentralisation focussed on bringing real world companies to the Blockchain in 4…

Daniel Finkler


Berlin International Gaming

He studied at the Universität des Saarlandes. He holds a Bachelor’ degree of Science and a master’s degree of Science from this University. His first job was an internship as Corporate Analysis and Advisory at Bank AG. UniCredit promotes social progress. It creates value for all its stakeholders across Europe…

Daniel Lipman



He spoke at the SIGMA conference about Gaming & Tax: Tax aspects of M&A in the online gaming industry (Day 1)

Daniele Monteleone

Co-Founder and CEO

Web3 Labs

Daniele Monteleone aka Robotica | International Tech Entrepreneur | Blockchain Specialist | Applied Researcher AI & IoT | Chief Visionary Officer (CVO) | Independent Advisor on Digital Strategy, Technology and Information Policy; “We grow up in a world that revolves around money. But our real mission is to leave a…

Dario Nanni

Major Account Executive


Dario Nanni is the Senior Major Account Executive at Akamai Technologies About his work: “I take care of our clients, helping them navigate the range of complex solutions Akamai offers to make their business successful, thanks to the highest performance and security standards the market has to offer. - handling…

Dave Crane


Dave Crane

Dave Crane is a public speaking and presentation guru who has worked with directors, c-suite executives, celebrities, and government leaders around the world, BBC trained journalist and presenter. Specializes in coaching government decision-makers on how to become better communicators while also enhancing their brand, message, and effect. He has served…

Dave Pulis

Founder & CEO


Dave Pulis is a Finance Veteran with over 14 years of trading experience. He is in charge of the design and implementation of different institutional trading setups for banks, high frequency traders, family offices, and alternative investment funds. It was crucial in the establishment of several crypto asset funds, which…

David Flynn


Glitnor Holding Plc

With a background in Physics and Mathematics, Mr. Flynn started his career in Gaming when, in 2003, he took up the role of Customer Service Manager at PokerRoom.com, managing the rapid growth of the business, later as VP of Ongame Network, the creation of the largest B2B Poker Network. The…

David Mann

Chief Commercial Officer


Having worked across retail, sportsbook, social gaming and online casino, David Mann has +12 years experience across many facets of the industry, with a main focus on the online casino environment. A specialist in growing B2B game suppliers from the ground up having worked across Spigo, Wazdan and currently Swintt.…

David McLeish



Partner and a member of Wiggin’s Corporate and Betting and Gaming groups. “I advise clients on a full range of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters, principally across the gambling and technology sectors, as well as providing general strategic advice. In terms of my corporate practice, I have a wealth of…

David Orban

Managing Partner


David is an investor, entrepreneur, author, keynote speaker, and thought leader of the global technology landscape. His entrepreneurial accomplishments span several companies founded and grown over more than twenty years. An early adopter of blockchain technologies and an active Bitcoin investor since 2010, he was the first to own Ether…

David Sachs



I’m a sales-oriented entrepreneur, passionate about promoting the growth of great SaaS products into the market. I've driven sales in U.S. silicon valley, east coast, Europe and Israel. More than anything, I just love working with people who can beat the odds. Specialties: • Prospecting • Selling • Closing He…

David Zeffman



David has been one of the leading lawyers in the UK media sector for over 25 years and has extensive experience providing strategic, commercial, and regulatory advice to clients in the gambling, sport and television sectors. He has been involved in many of the major transactions that have taken place…

David Zou

Managing Director

Beacon 256

David is a fintech consultant, a private equity analyst, and a social entrepreneur. Having started a charitable initiative tackling the growing epidemic of homelessness in a sustainable manner in 2019, he's worked with some of the pacific northwest's brightest minds. Currently, he is consulting for one of Canada's leading blockchain…

Davinia Cutajar


WH Partners

Davinia Cutajar is a partner at WH Partners. Her main areas of practice are Corporate law, Compliance, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate and Employment law. She also assists clients with their Trust and Foundation requirements and supports the firm’s Immigration practice. Before joining WH, Davinia was the Managing Partner of a…

Diane Abela

Head of Security


Diane comes from the island of Malta. She is currently leading a team of cybersecurity professionals in a technology company within the gaming industry. As the Director of Information Security, she is responsible for the organisation’s product and corporate security and its overall security strategy. "My favourite part of the…

Dieter Brockmeyer

Co-Founder & Director Innovation & TIME

Diplomatic World Institute

Dieter Brockmeyer is a senior media industry and innovation expert, author, international speaker, and host. He is Chief Project Office (CPO) of the Brussels based media group Diplomatic World and cofounder of the streaming platform Diplomatic World Media and the Diplomatic World Institute (DWI). He is partner and co-host of…

Dinos Stranomitis



Dinos Stranomitis was born in 1969 in Greece. He attended engineering studies in Athens Greece and in Newcaslte England as Naval Architect and Marine Engineer. After 2 years in the Navy and 4 years exercising engineering in Far East, he moved to gaming industry as a manager in various gaming…

Dmitry Nazarov


Pion Finance

He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : The Future Of Betting And Payments In The Quantum Computing Era (Day 2)

Dmitry Starostenkov

Director ejecutivo

EvenBet Gaming

Dmitry Starostenkov ha dirigido EvenBet Gaming desde la fundación de la empresa en 2001 y ha adquirido una excelente experiencia en el lanzamiento y la gestión de proyectos de iGaming tanto en mercados establecidos como emergentes. Ahora la empresa trabaja desde tres oficinas en Malta, Rusia y Estados Unidos. Bajo…

Dr. Elaine Dutton

Head of HR and Employment Advisory Services

CSB Group

Elaine has been an active HR professional since 2011. Her career experience spans across the public and private sectors and in diverse industries, including, i-Gaming, Telecommunication, Manufacturing, Hospitality and the Health and Social Services. For over 10 years she was also a regular lecturer with the University of Malta. Elaine…

Dr. Franklin Cachia

Senior Manager Tax

CSB Group

Dr. Franklin is an experienced lawyer with main areas of practice being International and Maltese Tax Law, Financial Services Law and VFA & Blockchain Law. He heads the Tax and Regulated Industries Unit at CSB Group. Dr. Franklin is also an experienced tax and accounting lecturer and skilled in Transfer…

Dr. Ian Gauci

Managing Partner

GTG Advocates & Afilexion

Managing & founding Partner GTG Advocates, Afilexion. Advisor for Government, industry and various Authorities including Malta Financial Services Authority & Malta Digital Innovation Authority. Goal-driven and with a keen interest in technology, Blockchain, DLT,Robolaw, Big Data, AI, Fintech and RegTech. Founding member of the Maltese IT Lawyers Association & Blockchain…

Dr. Joerg Hofmann

Senior Partner

Melcher Law Firm

President of the IMGL (International Masters of Gaming Law) in 2014 and 2015 Senior Partner with MELCHERS law firm (MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB). Lecturer at University of Heidelberg (Gaming Law). Frequently ranked as "Leading Individual in Gaming & Gambling"​ by Chambers Global since 2011. Ranked as "Best Lawyer"​ for Gaming…

Dr. Justin Goldston

Professor, Founding Member

SydTek DAO and The Guild DAO

Dr. Justin Goldston is a Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management at Penn State University where his research is focused on blending the practices of supply chain management, emerging technologies, and sustainability to create positive global change. He is a founding member of SydTek DAO and The Guild DAO…

Dragos Rizescu



Dragos Rizescu is Co-Founder of BarnBridge. He is responsible for the product development of the BarnBridge products. BarnBridge is a tokenized risk protocol that allows users to hedge against yield sensitivity and price volatility. It does so by accessing debt pools on other decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols and creating multiple assets…

Dunstan Teo

Co-Founder & President


Dunstan Teo is a polymath that was self-taught and later mentored in economics, business strategies, game theories, sociology, behavioral psychology, and social conditioning. He co-authored the book titled The Bitcoin Dystopia - The Prelude. He started mining Bitcoin 11 years ago and is a well-known OG in the Bitcoin space.…

Dustin Plantholt

Founder & CEO


Dustin Plantholt, is a Forbes Monaco Crypto Editor, Bitcoin.com Podcast Host & Internationally recognized Crypto Advisor. Dustin also hosts the world renowned inspirational “Life’s Tough” podcast. Dustin’s past crypto & non crypto interviews include some of the most inspiring people on the planet such as: boxing icon Evander Holyfield; bodybuilding…

Earle G. Hall


Gaming Standards Association

Earle G. Hall is an internationally recognized entrepreneur, visionary, and innovator in several fields of technology and neuroscience. Earle is the CEO of AXES.ai, a cloud-based information management system for the Casino Industry. Earle is the Vice-Chairperson of the International Gaming Standards Association and focuses on ethical AI, blockchain standards,…

Eduardo Gracia

Head of Tax EMEA

US Ashurst

Partner and Head of the Tax Law department of Ashurst Madrid as well as Ashurst's Tax Law practice in EMEA and the USA. Before joining Ashurst, Eduardo was a partner in the tax department of Garrigues, Abogados y Asesores Tributarios. He specializes in M&A, real estate, project finance and distressed…

Efrem Borg

Chief Technology Officer


Chief Technologist at Malta Digital Innovation Authority.  MDIA is the primary Authority responsible for promoting governmental policies that promote Malta as the center for excellence for technological innovation while setting and enforcing standards that ensure compliance with any other international obligations. The Authority seeks to protect and support users and…

Eirik Kristiansen


Pixel Digital

Eirik Kristiansen is the CEO & Co-Founder of Pixel.bet, a frontier in the esports betting market, is consistently speaking and contributing to panels all over the world to educate and share his passion for everything esport and gaming. With a mobile first approach and decades of experience at the highest…

Eloisa Marchesoni

Founder & CEO

Def.ai Inc.

At just 20 years of age, Eloisa founded, together with veteran experts in the sector of innovation, Blockchain International Limited, which has established itself in just 18 months as a 9-figure leading company in the strategic and technical development of projects based on Blockchain and AI, offering a wide range…

Elton Dimech

Managing Director


He is currently Managing Director at Moneybite Limited since two years and seven months. Moneybite missions is transacting with cryptocurrency should be as easy as dealing with fiat currency and offer a superior customer experience by leveraging newly available technology.It believe sthat businesses of any size should be able to…

Emil Anton



Alux.com founder and CEO, Emil Anton started Ealuxe in 2013 after already being an active luxury blogger for over 3 years. As a serial entrepreneur, he started his first company at the age of 16 and continued his financial education in the years to come. Graduated with a Bachelor Degree…

Emily Helmer

Head of Compliance & eMerchant Services

Tal Ron Drihem & Co.

Ms. Emily Helmer, Head of Compliance and e-Merchant Services moved alone to Israel from the USA to pursue her dream of establishing a career in the legal, compliance and payment aspects of digital marketing and online projects. So far she has worked with some of the best known digital marketing…

Eneko Knörr

Senior Partner


Eneko Knorr is the founder of AngelClub, a startup investment fund, and Onyze, a crypto assets custodian. He previously started Ludei (San Francisco), Ludei is leading the next wave of mobile app and game development with HTML5. Their unique acceleration technology, cross-platform APIs and cloud-based platform services allow developers to…

Eric Wall

CIO (Chief Investment Officer)

Arcane Assets

Eric is an investor and cryptocurrency researcher who is well-known for his in-depth critiques and exposing systemic flaws in high-profile cryptocurrency projects. He is the former head of blockchain and cryptocurrency at Nasdaq-owned Cinnober and holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Lund University where he specialized in blockchain technology.…

Erica Anderson

Director of Marketing

Income Access

Erica Anderson is a experienced Marketing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing technology and services industry. Skilled in Digital Strategy, Performance Based Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, Multi-channel Marketing, Marketing Strategy, and Digital Marketing. Also extensive experience managing multiple teams and professionals to achieve revenue targets and brand…

Erika Federis


Erika Federis is an Associate at CMS London. She advises on a broad range of finance transactions and, as part of the CMS fintech sub-practice, works on a range of fintech, crypto and blockchain-related matters for a range of high-profile industry participants. Erika recently took a leading role in helping…

Evan Singh Luthra

Investor and Consultant


“I am Evan Luthra, you can know more about me on EvanLuthra.com I have been building and investing in fast growing technology companies since before I was an adult. The combined market cap of the 100+ companies that I have built and invested in via my Incubator Fund StartupStudio.online is…

Felix Mago



Felix is Co-Founder of Dash NEXT & Dash Thailand. Dash is the leading cryptocurrency for real-life payments. Dash Next is focused on biz-dev and partnerships. Dash Thailand has established the first crypto payment ecosystem in Asia. He published the “Bitcoin Handbook” and is Co-Founder of FUTERIO and the Blocktech Institute.…

Filip Berlikowski



Filip Berlikowski CTO He is a visionary CTO with a 20-year career in various management and IT development roles. With a proven track record of success in designing, developing, and deploying innovative world-class software solutions and is passionate about using emerging technologies to create custom solutions. Throughout his career, he…

Fiona Hickey

Head of Sales

Push Gaming

Fiona Hickey is a forward-thinking Commercial Leader in the iGaming industry with over 10 years experience in the space. Her role as Head of Sales at Push Gaming, a leading Slots provider, exposes her not only to current trends and both leading and start up operators in gaming, but also…

Flavien Guillocheau

Founder and CEO


Flavien Guillocheau is the Founder and CEO of PandaScore, the world’s AI-powered hub of esports data, whose odds feed is the main product serving the esports betting industry. Built from a small group’s passion for esports, Jonathan and Flavien created PandaScore in 2016 with the goal to help esports’ growth…

Francesco Rodano

Chief Policy Officer


Francesco Rodano, the former Italian online gaming regulator, has joined Playtech’s executive management team as Chief Policy Officer. He will be based in London, and report to Mor Weizer, the group’s chief executive. Rodano will engage with policymakers and advise company executives on governmental policies at local, state, national and…

Frederic Ly

Regional Manager


With a background in artificial intelligence and technology, Frederic Ly heads Jumio’s Southern Europe strategy. Ly has over 20 years of experience building strategies and growth for local and international technology companies. Jumio’s mission is to make the internet a safer place by protecting the ecosystems of businesses through a…

Frieder Backu


Witzel Erb Backu & Partner

Frieder Backu’s areas of specialism are IT law, corporate law, and tax law for IT and technology companies. He advises companies on formations, transactions and contractual negotiations and is their trusted partner for comprehensive, continuing legal advice, including for complex and cross-disciplinary issues. His many longstanding clients include technology companies…

Gagandeep Singh



Gagandeep Singh, an Entrepreneur and Growth Expert. He is the Director of Colexion, a premium NFT marketplace, and the Founder of GDS Consulting. He has been working with entrepreneurs around the globe and helping businesses scale from just an idea to a revenue-generating business. Currently, his focus is on NFT…

Garth Howat

Founder & CEO


Garth Howat is the CEO of Baanx Group & CL Technology Founder. Baanx raises $14m in 2020 as a Digital Asset Friendly Infrastructure Platform where Digital Asset communities can build fully managed services for their communities - focused on borrowing / lending / sending / staking / spending. Over 70…

Genia Gurevitz

Head of Banking & Payment Services

Tal Ron Drihem & Co.

Genia Gurevitz Head of Banking & Payment Services Genia Gurevitz – LLB, graduated from Tel Aviv University, Heads the APAC and Baltics-based operations of Tal Ron, Drihem & Co. in Singapore and in Tallinn, assisting the legal team and its clients with banking, incorporation and regulatory needs in the blockchain,…

George Siosi Samuels

Managing Director


George Siosi Samuels is the Managing Director of Faia, a community-tech consultancy based in Asia-Pacific. He is also founder of Hona, a blockchain-based accountability platform, which received initial investment from Silicon Valley billionaire, Tim Draper. George has more than eight years experience in the Bitcoin and fintech space working with…

Gil Solomon

Founding Partner

Gil Solomon & Co

Gil Solomon is founder at Gil Solomon & Co., Corporate, Commercial & Blockchain Lawyer. Previously, an attorney in Israel’s largest firms and an in-house legal counsel in a leading venture capital fund and a blockchain investment fund, where he has advised and led negotiations on numerous cryptocurrency-related investment transactions and…

Gil White

Managing Parner


Gil White Managing Parner   Gil White is Herzog’s managing partner. Gil is a first port of call for Israeli clients in regard to their commercial objectives internationally, especially in the e-commerce sector, with a focus on regulated industries. As the head of Herzog’s E-Commerce Department, Gil has, for over…

Gordon Einstein

Founding Partner

CryptoLaw Partners

Gordon Einstein is a hybrid Crypto-Attorney, Technologist, and Enterprise Strategist. Gordon received his undergraduate degree in Politics in 1991 from Brandeis University in Boston and then received his JD in 1995 from the USC Gould School of Law in Los Angeles. Initially, Gordon's law practice centered on startup, venture capital,…

Grant Johnson


Esports Entertainment Group

Grant Johnson is a B.A. Economics , Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Esports Entertainment Group. Mr. Johnson is a business development professional with extensive experience, starting his career in the financial services industry. Grant was a pioneer in the online gambling space starting in 1996. He has been an…

Gulsum Ciraci



Gülsüm Çıracı has a comprehensive experience in entrepreneurship. She has developed the first entrepreneurship projects in Turkey in cooperation with the World Bank, has developed and managed many projects about Women Entrepreneurship, Young Entrepreneurship, and Adult Entrepreneurship throughout Turkey. In addition, Gülsüm Çıracı has provided training/consultancy and mentorship to 8,000…

Hassan Bash


Bash Revenue Digital

He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : 2X Your Digital Performance (Ikigai Day 3)

Henric Andersson

CEO and Co-founder


Henric Andersson holds a master’s degree of science focus on Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Organisation, Law from Stockholm School of Economics. The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is one of Europe’s leading business schools, offering a first-class, internationally competitive education in business administration and economics on a bachelor and master…

Henrik Norsk Hoffmann


Nordic Gambling

He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : Regulatory update (II) UK & Sweden (Day 1)

Ido Hachmon


Greenhouz Apps

Since four years and six months, Ido Hachmon is the Co-Founder of Greenhouz Apps. “Our mobile apps give you the ability to hire from anywhere. Never miss a deadline or a step to meet your goals and create a great experience for everyone." The Greenhouse Recruiting app gives you: Keep…

Itsik Akiva

Gaming and New Technology Consultant

American iGaming Solutions

Itsik Akiva is an iGaming expert with 15+ years of experience devising and executing marketing and product strategies for gambling and gaming companies in regulated and emerging markets. Itsik has helped pure online operators (real money, social, DFS and skill gaming), as well as land-based and non-gaming operators looking to…

Ivan Filletti


Gaming Malta

Ivan Filletti is the Head of Operations and Business Development for the Gaming Malta Foundation since almost seven years. Together with the GamingMalta team, he stewards the strategic direction of the Foundation ensuring that Malta retains its status as Home of Gaming Excellence. Prior to joining GamingMalta, Ivan was CEO…

Jaap Visser

Managing Director

ESL Benelux

Jaap Visser is the CEO and founder of ESL Benelux. ESL Benelux is a leading esports and gaming platform in the Benelux, with thousands of players and matches played every week, they have the largest esports community in their region. The ESL Benelux team consists of several professionals (outside the…

Jaguar-Adva Gal



Jaguar Lawyers Firm leads international business law consulting, including building companies contractual structure, international licensing, regulatory compliance, and court litigation, as well as legal financial arbitration. The firm's focus sectors are high-tech companies and investors, startups - computer law, internet and apps, and cyber law – Data Privacy and information…

James Bowater

Founder & Editor-at-large

Crypto AM

James is the founder of the London Blockchain Forum, the GlobalAmbassador for World Mobile, an advisor and member of the Foundation board at MELD, an advisor to the Boson Protocol, an advisor to CUDOS, an investor and advisor to Cornucopias “TheIsland”, ambassador for BEQUANT and consultant for Sheesha.Finance He is…

James Kelly

Head of Performance

Blueclaw Media Ltd.

James Kelly is Head of Performance at award-winning digital marketing agency, Blueclaw Media Ltd. With over 13 years of experience working with industry leading operators and affiliates in the iGaming sector, James and the Blueclaw team specialise in SEO, PPC, Content Marketing and Digital PR, and are committed to producing…

James Scicluna

Co-Managing Partner

WH Partners

  James Scicluna Co-managing Partner at WH Partners James is a Malta Advocate and a Solicitor of the Senior Court of England and Wales. He has practiced law in the UK and Malta both in private practice and as in house counsel. James is ranked as one of leading gaming…

James Wo

CEO & Founder


James Wo, CEO and Founder of DFG is an experienced investor and entrepreneur in blockchain technology and digital assets; delivering a 200% return on investment in 2 years. He speaks internationally on blockchain, digital assets, Ethereum Classic, and investing. Most recently, he has spoken at DevCon, ETH Denver, BlockShow Asia,…

Jashwant Patel

Sales Manager


With a degree focused on business and commerce and a background in B2B and B2C sales, Jashwant Patel specializes in helping businesses find the right solutions for their online gambling platforms. He has a strong focus on the Asian market, keeping an especially close eye on an emerging land of…

Jason "Wolf" Rosenberg


American iGaming Solutions

He spoke at the workshop about Executive Discussion: The Reality of Doing Business in the US (Day 3)

Jason Chess



He spoke at the SIGMA conference about Advertising: can regulation save the affiliate industry, or will it kill it? (Day 1)

Jason Farrugia


Experienced technology expert with a history of working in the gaming industry, Jason Farrugia has skills in software development, project and team management, IT consulting, infrastructure management, IT security and a passion for blockchain. He is a strong IT professional with a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) mandate focused on…

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…

Jaydeep Chakravartty

Vice President Commercials


Jaydeep Chakravartty is a technology, marketing and gaming evangelist with over 18 years of experience in business development, marketing and product development in online gaming, e-commerce, social media, internet and mobile applications etc. Jaydeep is very excited about the gaming industry in India, which is in its growth stage. He has…

Jeremy Kleiman

Gaming Attorney

Saiber LLC

Jeremy Kleiman is a Gaming Attorney and Member at Saiber LLC. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Administration of Justice from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick. Jeremy Kleiman is dual major in Political Science and Administration of Justice. While a full-time student, worked as…

Jerry Lopez



Jerry Lopez is a 20yr veteran in Network Marketing, 6yrs in Blockchain and Crypto Currency. He has focused on international expansion and community culture building with the end goal to help redistribute wealth through education, entertainment and digital products, while bringing unity of people across the planet. Blockchain + Giving…

Jesper Kärrbrink

Executive Chairman

Green Jade Games

Jesper Kärrbrink is today Chairman and Creative Director of the game developer Green Jade Games. He left Mr Green last spring and moved back to Sweden when the British gaming group William Hill acquired the company. “Jesper Kärrbrink brings extensive experience from the iGaming industry and game development in particular,…

Jesper Svensson


Betsson Group

Jesper Svensson is currently CEO of Betsson. He has worked at Betsson for 8 years. From a single slot machine in 1963 to being listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and holding gaming licenses in 12 jurisdictions, Betsson has come a long way. Today, it’s a multi-national company employing some 1,800 people…

Jesus Rodriguez



Jesus Rodriguez is CEO of IntoTheBlock, Chief Scientist at Invector Labs, Founder of The Sequence AI Newsletter, Guest Lecturer at Columbia, Investor, Author and AI Fan. A software scientist by background, Jesus is an internationally recognized speaker and author with contributions that include hundreds of articles and presentations at industry…

JJ Woods

Director Of Operations


JJ has a unique understanding of people who gamble and what their requirements are. He has been immersed in Land-based casino gaming and all of its issues for over 35 years. JJ Woods was born in Ireland but left in the 1970s to live in London and started his career…

Joachim Timmermans



Joachim Timmermans is a leading figure in online casinos having worked in senior positions on both the operator and supplier sides of the industryPassionate about video games, slots and gamification, Joachim preaches the value of gameplay in both product and marketing. He studied Margeting and Communication at Erasmushogeschool Brussel during…

Joakim Stockman

Co-founder & CEO


Joakim Stockman is the Group CEO of Malta based iGaming operator Betit Group which was established in early 2013. Betit Group operates the brands Thrills.com and SuperLenny.com and are rumoured to have a third site in the pipeline. Joakim left the Betsson Group, where he was in charge of Betsafe,…

Johan Styren


Dilanti Media

After working as CEO of LeoVegas from startup to unicorn Johan now started a new venture within affiliate marketing. Johan is also a Board Member at Hero Gaming. Dilanti Media operates on a wide range of markets in Europe, America and Asia and is already, with their technical approach growing…

Johan Zammit

Founder & CEO

Smart Studios

Johan Zammit is the founder and CEO at Smart Studios, a venture at the intersection of blockchain, AI and IOT. A passion for innovation and sharing of ideas coupled with a proven track record in software engineering and the digital sector. Through various roles spanning over 20 years, as an…

John Brackens


Esports Entertainment Group

John has spent the last decade helping companies develop services and scale infrastructures in the Esports and gaming industry – from indie to AAA. Currently, John is responsible for all aspects of the technology strategy for Esports Entertainment Group

John Gordon


Incentive Games

John Gordon is the CEO of Incentive Games, an Edinburgh-based provider of both Free-To-Play and Pay-To-Play games. John has spoken and panelled at conferences such as ‘Betting on Sports’ and ‘Betting on Football’ and various events across Asia. He is often invited for his expertise in streamlining the process of customer…

John Kamau Kungu


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…

John Marsden

Sales Director

TransUnion (formerly iovation)

John Marsden is the head of fraud prevention and authentication for EMEA at iovation, a TransUnion company. For over 20 years, Marsden has led fraud prevention, anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing efforts for companies like Barclaycard, Equifax, Experian and now iovation.

Jon Karas

Co-Founder & President


Finance, Entertainment and Technology industry entrepreneur, seasoned capital formation leader, film producer, and talent representative. With over 25 years in the entertainment and finance industries, Jon is a major force at the intersection of celebrity and social good. He is a founding Advisory Board member of Slate Entertainment Group, creator…

Jose Zapatero Rodriguez

CEO & Owner

Goldestate robotics

Jose is a technology executive and technologist with an established history of leading high-impact initiatives in AI, Robotics, Blockchain, IoT, digital transformation, and building data-driven businesses and strategies. He is deeply passionate about responsible development, introduction, adoption, and integration of AI, robotics and blockchain capabilities in industry and society at…


Founding Partner

Goren Holm

Current Occupation : Founding Partner of Draper Goren Holm.   Education: University of  Maryland , Bachelor’s  degree , computer information system.  GRAZ communication Engineer. Background/Experience:  Josef Holm is a global serial entrepreneur and investor with 25 years of startup growth hacking, business development, and digital marketing experience. He has a passion for…

Joseph Borg


WH Partners

Joseph F. Borg is an Advocate and Partner at WH Partners, heading the Gaming and Gambling Advisory and Blockchain Advisory sections of the firm. He also practices in the areas of Esports, Corporate, IT, Telecoms and Intellectual Property Law. He also lectures Gaming Law at the University of Malta. Joe…

Josh Goodbody

Director of European and Latin American Growth and Institutional Business


Josh Goodbody serves as Director of European and Latin American Growth and Institutional Business at Binance, where he leads regional growth and develops Binance’s institutional markets in these regions. Prior to joining Binance, Goodbody was Head of Europe and the Americas at Huobi where he helped establish its Global Institutional…

Joshua Ellul

The inaugural Chairperson

Malta Digital Innovation Authority

Dr Joshua Ellul was appointed as the inaugural Chairperson of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority. He is also the Director of the Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies at the University of Malta which offers a multidisciplinary Masters in Blockchain and DLT.

JP Fabri



JP Fabri is an applied economist and has amassed local and international experience. He formed part of the private office of the former Prime Minister of Malta and Governor of the Central Bank of Malta. He also has international policy advisory experience having been an advisor to 9 governments on…

Julian Perigo

Managing Director

Boston Link

Julian is the founder and Managing Director of Boston Link. He oversees operations in the UK, Malta and the Isle of Man. He was previously a director at Michael Page, a FTSE250 global recruitment firm, where he ran a number of teams covering London and offshore jurisdictions. Julian started his…

Justin Franssen


Kalff Katz & Franssen

Justin Franssen is an attorney at law and partner at Kalff Katz & Franssen, where he leads the Gaming & gambling Practice Group. His comprehensive advisory and litigation practice regularly deals with sector-specific acquisitions and complex public affairs processes. Prior to his admission to the Dutch Bar, Justin acted as…

Justin Mifsud

Founder & CEO

World Pro Racing

Justine Scerri Herrera


MK Fintech Partners

Dr. Justine Scerri Herrera is a young passionate Lawyer, Advisory, Consultancy, licencing and directorships: Financial Services (EMI/PI licencing), Investment Services, and Virtual Financial Assets Sector (Crypto & Blockchain Activities and Licensing). Director of MK Fintech Partners - subsidiary of Michael Kyprianou & co LL.C Her personal Qualities include: Determination, Confidence,…

Kamran Hedjri

Founder & Group CEO

PXP Financial

Karl Davies Barrett

WW Cloud Solution Architect


As a champion of disruptive innovation and digital transformation I use my curious passion for technology and business innovation to help me work with customers and partners at a strategic level to transform their business and cloud enable their products and services. Having worked with startups to large multinational enterprises…

Karl Schranz


E&S Group

An accountant by profession, Karl worked for 10 years for a reputable audit firm in various audit roles before joining JP Morgan Chase in London in 2005, where he worked in Hybrid Credit Derivatives. He then returned to Malta to head the corporate finance arm of a local audit firm.…

Kate Baucherel

Digital Strategist


Kate Baucherel is a speaker, author and digital strategist specialising in blockchain and cryptocurrency. In a 30-year career she has held senior technical and financial roles in several enterprises from start-up to FTSE100. Her books include Blockchain Hurricane, What’s Hot in Blockchain and Crypto, and the SimCavalier cybercrime thrillers.

Kavon Soltani

SVP Blockchain and Innovations


Kenneth Farrugia

Chief Officer Business Development


Kenneth Farrugia considers himself to be a highly creative, engaging and committed executive able to envision a desired end state, and in the process, uses his leadership skills to inspire and support team members to deliver their respective goals. Kenneth studied at St. Aloysius College, obtained a High School Diploma…

Kersten James Chircop



Current Occupation    Business Development Director   Education   Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development Background/Experience   I am software developer by profession with experience in esports industry based startups. I see myself as a goal-oriented person with deep understanding of digital trends and their business implementation.   Company   GMR Entertainment is…

Kevin Murcko

Founder & CEO


Kevin Murcko is a thought leader in FX, Crypto, and Financial Regulation focusing on bringing real change to capital markets globally. Kevin Murcko does not just talk the talk, he walks the walk, advising regulators and governments on matters relating to regulating novel markets and instruments, regulatory sandboxes, CBDC, and…

Kevin Spiteri

Co Founder

Level Academy

Kieron Cartledge

Global Sales Director


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.

Kurt Bonnici

Esports Director

Malta Football Association

Kurt Quartier


Tyche Gaming International s.l.

Kurt Quartier, born in Ostend, Belgium, developed a passion for the gaming business after a journey which started in 1990 when joining Sun City, in South Africa. Having held several management positions with Sun International, he moved to Greece in 1995 to join Casino Magic, a US based operator, to…

Kweski Hayford


Rovermann Production

Since April 2017, Kweski Hayford is Chief Streaming Officer at Rovermann Production. "We are a content production company registered with the Registrar General. Our main objectives are producing quality, fun-filled, family-oriented content on a regular basis. At Roverman Productions, our motto is Be the Difference! We thrive on creativity, setting…

Kym Sleezer


Triple Ripple Group

I am open to Internal Executive roles as well as Board of Director positions. Am driven by commitment, passion, purpose, adventure and integrity. My career in gaming has been at the Corporate, Executive and Operational levels in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. I have worked for public…

Lana Kebernyk


Conversion Club

Lana Kebernyk is Chief executive with experience in overseeing the daily activities of affiliate businesses and online marketing. She is an excellent communicator who makes every person feel like they are the only one in the room. With a degree in economics and accounting, Lana has real experience as a…

Lars Rinnan


Lars Rinnan is a visionary CEO, angel investor, board member, public speaker and futurist from Oslo, Norway. Lars has more than 25 years management experience, and over the course of 7 years has started 6 companies within business intelligence and artificial intelligence, all joined together in Amesto NextBridge. He is…

Lauren Daitsh


Laurent Reysbosch

VP of Sales


After 8 years working as sales for the biggest Belgian phone/Mobile operator, Laurent decided to continue his career in the payment industry. From mobile payment (Allopass) to cards payment (Hipay), he created a successful dedicated IGaming vertical. With 14 years’ experience in the IGaming payment sphere, Laurent has a global…

Lee-Ann Johnstone

CEO & Founder

Affiliate Insider

AffiliateINSIDER, is an award winning, outsourced Affiliate Management Agency & Google News Content Hub. Plug into decades of industry expertise that helps you LAUNCH, SCALE and GROW your Affiliate Program and keep ahead of the latest digital marketing trends via our Agency, Media & Training (AMPP) programme. Visit www.affiliateinsider.com

levgeniia Derbal

Chief Legal Officer


Ievgeniia is Chief Legal Office at Parimatch and is responsible for the coordination of the legal function at Parimatch Holding. Ievgeniia is based at Parimatch's head office in Cyprus being responsible for corporate structuring, tax planning, building cash flows, protecting intellectual property rights of the group and coordination of legal…

Liesbeth Oost

Sustainability Manager

Aspire Global

Loretta Tuell

Managing Principal

Tuell law P.C.

Luis Carbajo

CEO and Founder


Luis is the founder of Vottun, a blockchain agnostic platform that offers powerful solutions for corporates' new business models. Some of their products include: Certification of data in the blockchain, Tracking data for supply chain and sustainability, Self-Soverign Credentials, Regulated Cripto Payment, or the creation of NFTs for different use-cases.  VOTTUN has…

Luís Carvalho

Senior Legal Counsel

Clever Advertising

He is a Senior Legal Counsel at Clever Advertising in Portugal, experienced in the gambling, IP, M&A and data protection fields. With a profound knowledge of the European market regulation and compliance landscapes, namely in the Spanish, Italian, German and Greek markets. He studied at Universidade Católica Portugesa from 2011…

Luiz Felipe Maia

Founding Partner

FYMSA Advogados

Luiz Felipe Maia is a founding partner of FYMSA Advogados, and is the head of the Technology and Gaming Area. He mainly counsels clients in corporate, contracts and regulatory matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, internet law, gaming law, and strategic negotiations in related fields. He has worked as…

Luke Adebiyi

Business Development Manager, Banking

Capital International Group

Luke currently covers Business Development for Capital International’s new banking proposition – but also has worked within the Mental Health & Diversity agenda for 5+ years.

Magnus Leppäniemi

President of Esports

Esports Entertainment Group

Marc Burroughes



Marc Ellinger



Marc Ellinger is a founding partner of the firm of Ellinger and Associates, LLC, and represents businesses, individuals, organizations and committees in disputes. Marc focuses his practice in election law, legislative and rulemaking practice, municipal finance and structuring, infrastructure transactions, issues of state and federal constitutional law, gaming law, and…

Marcel Sema

Founding Partner

Wolfpack Management

Marcelo Garcia

UN Smart Cities Expert

UN Smart Cities

Smart Cities Expert with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and IESE (pppcities.org). Co-founder of CryptoExplorers.org and WisdomAccelerator.org, as well as full member of Explorers.org”

Marcin Zarakowski

Director of Legal and Public Policy Management

Bitcoin Association for BSV

Director of Legal and Public Policy Management at Bitcoin Association for BSV. Polish Attorney-at-law based in Zug, Switzerland, specializing in IP law, IT law, data protection (CIPP/E), and AML/KYC with a profound knowledge of various legal aspects of blockchain technology and crypto-assets. Co-chair of the Privacy WG of INATBA.

Marco Pagnini

Senior Investment Manager


Marco Pagnini is a quantitative investment manager at SwissBorg with 10+ years experience in finance from credit & financial risk analysis to algorithmic Forex trading systems and building new CFD based products. FX trading since 2010, evolving into crypto trading in 2016 and DeFi (2020), Marco loves to study market…

Marek Suchar

Head of Sales


Marek Suchar, Head of Partnerships at Odding.gg started his career in financial services where he held senior and managerial roles in various areas including business development and sales. His passion for esports brought him to the industry, specifically to the betting vertical. Leveraging the newest technologies at Oddin, Marek aims…

Mariana Gospodinova

G Manager


Mariana Gospodinova is the General Manager of European Operations for Crypto.com, where she leads the market strategy, operations, business development and partnerships, and product commercialisation for the company across the continent.

Marie Louise Theobald


Hero Gaming

Marie is the Chief People Officer at Hero Gaming. She is responsible for organisational development, talent acquisition, retention and formation of the company’s culture as the company ramps up for significant growth in the gaming industry. With a combination of an academic background in Business and People Management, over 12…

Mario Di Florio

Events Director Company


Mario Nawfal

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

NFT Techonologies

Mario Ovcharov



Mario Ovcharov is an online gaming executive with over 5 years of experience providing innovative betting products for the iGaming industry. It contributes to UltraPlay's firm positioning in the global gaming market as the leading provider of eSports betting platform and data. UltraPlay is a modern technological company, founded in…

Mark Blandford


Burlywood Capital

Mark Blandford was the founder and Director of Sportingbet Plc, an online global sportsbook and casino which was one of the first listed companies in the sector. Mark now works as a Company Director and successful Venture capital investor. Mark Blandford won AIM Entrepreneur of the year 2002. Mark is…

Mark Galea



Mark Galea is the founder of Techlgnite. TechIgnite is a group that aims to organise conferences, workshops and technical meetings to help our community learn and share skills to write and build better software. This group is for people who want to learn and keep up with the latest techniques,…

Mark O'Sullivan

Industry Specialist


Mark Tipping



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

Matthew Scerri

Associate Director, Digital Solutions


Matthew Scerri joined KPMG in 2014 to develop bespoke software for KPMG in Malta having already successfully delivered a number of projects in both the local and international markets. He now forms part of the Digital Software team where he leads a number of client facing projects across the whole…

Matthias Spitz

Senior Partner


Melissa Blau


iGaming Capital

Ms. Blau has been active in the online gaming and technology sector since 2004. Through her company, iGaming Capital, Ms. Blau provides consulting and development services for companies seeking to enter the online gaming industry in the United States and other emerging markets. In addition to advising many of the…

Michael Bauer



Michael Chobanian



Michael Malarkey



Michael Saylor

Entrepreneur & Speaker


Michal Glowacki


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

Michelle Chivunga


Global Policy House

Michelle Chivunga N has vast experience in designing government policy frameworks; analyzing corporate finance packages and sourcing investments for global projects. Michelle is also recognized worldwide as a blockchain professional and major influencer with access to an extensive network of global stakeholders in the digital economy and financing space. In…

Mickael Marceau



My name is Mickael Marceau and I am currently heading payment solutions for Kindred Group. I have started working in the I gaming industry in 2007. I just love it! Definitely consider myself as a true gaming vertical ambassador! My main area of responsibility is about payment solutions. Delighting our…

Micky Watkins


World Mobile Chain

Mike Costache

Investor and Entrepeneur


Mike Tankel

Chief Marketing Officer


Mikeal Hansson



Mikael Hansson is the Founder and CEO of Enteractive, the leading player reactivation company driving revenues for iGaming brands across the world. He graduated from LIU, Sweden, with a Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management, and previously held the position of CFO for a large Swedish company. He…

Mitja Goroshevsky


Monica Rangel

Head of PT Markets


Morten Klein

Owner, CEO & Chairman of the Board

Klein Group AS

Founder & Chairman of the Board for Klein Group AS. Klein Group consists of a group of companies with various investments within the gaming industry, e-commerce companies, real estate as well as various venture companies with exceptional prospects. Klein Group also provides consultancy services within the fields of management consulting…

Motie Bring

Chief Commercial Officer


As Chief Commercial Officer of Nuvei, Motie Bring drives the commercial strategy and leads the commercial team, while evolving its digital go-to-market channels.  Motie has over 18 years of experience in payments, holding various management and leadership positions in related industries. He served seven years in senior management roles at…

Motti Gil


Aspire Global

Motti Gil i a Financial Executive with vast experience as a senior member of management at publicly traded and privately held Hi-Tech companies. Gained extensive experience in corporate finance in Public and Private companies, control and budget planning, strategic decisions, financial forecasts, SOX compliance, contracts, legal, IR and PR activities.…

Nabil Ael Aichaoui


3WM Group

Neil Patel

Co-Founder & CEO


After living 11 years in Canada with a family of four kids with his wife of 15 years, Nina Jane Patel and Neil recently returned to the UK. A family of entrepreneurs, with a deep passion for leaving a legacy - their four kids run a project Give A Free…

Nicholas Aquilina


Brandl Talos

Nicholas Chapman

Casino Gaming Consultant


Nicholas Chapman is currently consulting to the industry worldwide based in the UK. He has Board level experience and this extends to the various facets of Casino operations including but not limited to Slots, Tables and Marketing. He has a wealth of experience in the industry, opening and managing units…

Nicholas Levenstein


Nicholas Levenstein & Company

Nicholas has a working history in Information Technology, Consulting, Running two financial companies and arranging and managing two buyouts. He has been trading crypto-derivatives through is Crypto Money Fund Dollar Hedge (“CMFDH”) Hedge Fund Since 3rd quarter, 2019. His company also manages TigerEx.net crypto exchange. Interest in climbing, surfing, squash,…

Nick French


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…

Nick Nocton


Mishcon de Reya

Nick Spanos



Nick Spanos is a pioneer in the bitcoin and blockchain technology space. In 2013, Spanos founded Bitcoin Center NYC -- the world's first-ever cryptocurrency trading floor, which initially opened directly across from the NYSE in 2013. Spanos is also CEO of Blockchain Technologies Corp., which patented VoteWatcher, the first-ever blockchain…

Nick Tonna

Chief Customer Success Officer


Nick joined BMIT in 2012 to lead the Commercial team through the company's ambitious transformation strategy. Under his leadership the team has helped the company attain strong year-on-year revenue growth and doubling its customer count. Prior to BMIT, Nick led Microsoft's Enterprise & Partner Group segment in Malta. Here he…

Nicola Massella

Legal Partner

STORM Partners

Niko De Jonghe


Blockchain Valley

Niko De Jonghe, the CEO and Founder of Blockchain Valley, is a natural leader and visionary. With his extensive expertise in conceiving and successfully expanding innumerable businesses, the convergence of his knowledge and vision led him to identify Blockchain Valley as his most spectacular creation to date. Niko De Jonghe,…

Nils Tharandt Ortiz


Pay Politan

Oleg Ivanov

CEO and Co-Founder

Berezka DAO

Focused on blockchain since early 2017 with Serial Hacking hackathons; over 100k subscribers across Telegram, Youtube, Instagram accounts; Cayman-based venture fund with over 60 early stage investments (Fantom, 1Inch, The Graph, Hashgraph, Mina, CasperLabs, and more); Berezka DAO as the leading asset management in DeFi in the region Author of…

Olga Bencini

Founder and CEO

AcceptLocal Online Ltd.

Olga Bencini is an Electronic Payments Specialist and FinTech company founder with over 20 years of global industry experience. Her subject matter expertise encompasses a number of key industry sectors including Gambling Regulatory Compliance in Europe, USA and Canada, payments processing, fraud prevention and chargeback management, PCI DSS, PSD2 compliance. Olga…

Olga Finkel

Founder & Partner

WH Partners

Olga Finkel is widely regarded and respected for her knowledge of gambling and technology law, as well as corporate governance and AML compliance matters. She is consistently highly ranked by Chambers & Partners as a top-tier global gaming law expert. Olga provides advice on strategic, commercial, intellectual property, and regulatory…

Oliver De Bono



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…

Oliver Niner

Head of Sales

Panda Score

Ollie Ring


Regulus Partners

Ollie Ring is a market data analyst and esports specialist. Ollie has experience in several different areas - from big data to the intersection of esports and gambling. He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Economics before starting his working life at KPMG in the area…

Oscar Chambers

Co-founder & Co-lead developer


Oscar Chambers is passionate about cryptocurrency, blockchain protocols, cryptography, algorithms, scalable web applications, ethical hacking, cryptocurrency compliance and regulation and how cryptocurrencies tie into modern finance. He is responsible for the development of the Umbria protocol and takes an active role in all facets of the project from key deployments…

Özge Öz


QNBeyond Ventures

Özge Öz has been a Partner at QNBEYOND Ventures since January 2020. “We partner with audacious teams to take financial services beyond. As a strategic investor, our aim is to collaborate at the earliest stage in order to contribute with our insights and explore the potential opportunities within QNB Group.…

Paris Smith


Pinnacle Gaming

Paris Smith is the US-born, Caribbean-based Globe-Trotting CEO of Pinnacle Bookmakers. Paris Smith started her gaming career in 1995 by taking bets at WWTS, an offshore sports betting company that was later sold to Betcorp Ltd. Having worked her way up the business to become COO, she joined Curacao-based Pinnacle…

Patrick Massa

Senior Associate

WH Partners

Patrick Massa Patrick is a senior associate with WH Partners, primarily involved in the technology, gaming, and financial services industries. Patrick's main practice areas are data protection, general commercial, and employment law. He also advises on regulatory matters and has been involved in multiple cross-border mergers and acquisitions over the…

Paul Burns

President & CEO

Canadian Gaming Association

Paul Burns was instrumental in establishing the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) in 2005, recognizing the need for a unified voice for the gaming industry in Canada. Under his leadership as the CGA’s Vice President, the association grew to include the industry’s leading operators, manufacturers, and supplier’s nation-wide. Mr. Burns was…

Paul Dolman


G Games

Paul Dolman is the CEO of G Games since 2015. G Games is a real money games producer with registered entities in the UK, Spain, Germany, Gibraltar, and Malta. With overall responsibility for the company, Paul creates a stable platform for my team to deliver breakthrough products, delight customers, and…

Pavel Prigolovko

TON Labs

Pavel Prigolovko is Co-founder and chief strategy officer at TON Labs. Founded in May 2018, TON Labs is the core developer of Free TON, comprised of a decentralized team focused on developing the infrastructure and free software for TON OS. “We are committed to building a truly decentralized internet that…

Pavel Vaisero

Head of marketing

MSL National Lottery Operator

Pedro Quiros

Director of European Sales


Peter Higgins

Mediator, Conciliator & Business Director

Cassionpeia Services

Peter Murray

Head of Gaming


Peter leads Veriff’s global Gaming team and is an expert on identity & technology with a particular focus on the Gambling sector. His experience lies in aligning  emerging data and evolving Tech solutions to increase engagement, drive business growth, enable regulatory adoption and ensure a safe and secure environment for…

Pham Dinh Ngoc Thuy

Head of Regional Business Development


Thuy is an explorer and a business developer dedicated to helping organizations, companies, and enterprises in emerging and frontier markets to achieve social and economical values through strategic management tools and human-centric solutions. She's had experiences consulting for start-ups in Vietnam, India, the US, and Africa in areas of management…

Philip Bugeja



Philip currently serves as an independent consultant and co-founder of IGAML Ltd. and provides specialized consultancy within the field of the prevention of financial crime, Bribery, and Corruption, Risk, and financial analysis. He was involved within the financial crime unit and has been engaged to consult, set up, provide training,…

Philippe Bednarek



Philippe, born in France, graduated in Political Science and post-graduated in Public Law, is co-founder and Chairman of Atlas Group of Companies, a 25-year-old private equity firm that invests in businesses at different stages of their growth. He is also CEO of GoldFinX, one of the Group’s portfolio companies.

Phillip Shoemaker

Executive Director/CEO


Phillip is a hands-on leader with over 20 years of experience in the mobile space. Phillip helped build the Apple App Store including building the review operations team to over 300 people, writing the guidelines with Steve Jobs, and working with global government authorities. More recently, Phillip has been focused…

Piret Ploom

Head of People to Chief People & Culture Officer

Head of People

Pradeep Goel



Pradeep Goel is the founder and CEO of Solve.Care. With more than 30 years’ experience in blockchain, finance, technology and healthcare, Pradeep has held CEO, COO, CIO and CTO roles at various insurance, technology and healthcare companies. Pradeep has designed and built solutions for public programs such as Medicaid eligibility…

Prof. Alexiei Dingli

Professor of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Head of the Department of AI

University of Malta

Profs Gordon Pace

Professor of Computer Science

University of Malta

Quincy Raven

Managing Director – US

Aspire Global

Quirino Mancini



Rakele Cini


WH Partners

Rakele is a consultant with many years of experience in AML/CFT, regulatory and compliance advisory. She primarily advises local & international firms / practitioners operating within the regulated industries on matters relating to the prevention of money laundering & funding of terrorism, due diligence, risk management, good governance, and other…

Ramona Azzopardi


WH Partners

Ramona is heading the Tax and Private Client Department of WH Partners. She regularly advises corporate clients in the gaming & gambling, financial services, digital services industries on their cross-border tax implications. She also assist HNWI families in estate and tax planning. Ramona holds a Doctor of Laws Degree and…

Reece Delia

Head of Business Development

KSi Malta

Reece, a certified public accountant by profession, has been working as Head of Business Development with KSi Malta as from January 2019. With a special interest in raising finance and financial management, Reece regularly assists local and international clients of the firm to tap into various streams of financing.

Rémy Ozcan

Tozex Managing Director


Renaud Baudry

Marketing & Product Manager iGaming


Rhi Burns

Chief Commercial Officer


Richard Buettner


Ruby Family Office

Richard Schuetz



Rickard Vikström


Internet Vikings

Founder of Internet Vikings, Stay Secure, Holm Security and Wincher. With 15-year experience of building stable growing businesses, Rickard believes in the key role of proactivity. Only those who are ready to deliver customers more than they expect can expect success and growth.

Rico Pang

Founder & CEO

Sanctum Global Ventures

Rico Pang is a Multi-Family Office Advisor, Venture Partner, Futurist, Serial Entrepreneur and active advocate that believes in giving back to the society. He founded SANCTUM with Dunstan Teo with the vision of creating a holy place that empowers people towards their freedom in sovereign wealth.

Rikard Vikstrom


Internet Vikings

Robert Brassai

Principle Consultant/Owner


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…

Robert Edward Grant

Founder, CEO

Crown Sterling

Robert E. Grant is the Founder, Chairman, and Managing Partner of Strathspey Crown LLC, a growth equity holding company based in Newport Beach, CA with a broad portfolio of company and asset holdings spanning healthcare, clean energy, social media, and financial technology. In addition, he is the Founder, Chairman and CEO…

Robert Montgomery


First Maximilian Associates

Robert Zammit


WH Partners

Robert Zammit is a regulatory, licensing and litigation lawyer and practices in the Gaming and Transport industries.   His principal areas of expertise are licensing of gambling businesses and regulatory compliance in the area of gambling, intellectual property, information security, privacy and data protection. He assists clients with the preparation…

Roberta Genovese

SEO Manager


Robin Eirik Reed



15 Years of experience from senior management in private and listed entities within digital entertainment and Sports. Strong experience with Strategy, M&A, Marketing and Product Development. Passion for culture, innovation and execution models.

Ron Millow



Ron Segev

Founding Partner

Segev LLP

Ron Segev is a Founding Partner of Segev LLP, a full-solutions business firm recognized worldwide as a leading gaming and betting law firm having expertise in technology, commercial, regulatory, compliance, M&A, finance and securities law. Segev LLP’s gaming practice is part of its larger interactive entertainment practice group which assists…

Rone De Beauvoir

Founder & CEO

XCEL Crypto Partners

Rostislav Kishenkov



CEO Melbet Africa (Nigeria, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia, Angola, DRC) Rostislav Kishenkov

Russell Wain

Sales Manager

Tola Mobile Ltd

Sadie Hutton

Founder & co-CEO


The Freeway Platform by AuBit is the first in the world where investments grow from the redistribution of revenues,meaning 10 shares can become 11, 12, 13 — no matter what happens to asset price. The AuBit team hails from Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Credit Suisse, IBM, Google, and more.

Santiago Asensi

Asensi Abogados

Sarunas Legeckas


Connect Pay

Experienced business executive with a demonstrated history of building and growing businesses. A wide range of experience working with an incumbent Barclays bank, a digital N26 bank as well as advisory of disruptive fintechs. Named one of the TOP100 digital challengers (NEWEUROPE100) in the CEE region by Google and Financial…

Savak Limbuwala



Scott Trowbridge


BlockSwap Network

Scott has supported technology companies in diverse areas of growth for over a decade. He entered the blockchain scene in 2014. Prior to co-founding BlockSwap he was leading WeWorks Fintech and Blockchain focused incubator launching Labs into 86 locations across 19 countries. Before this he held the role of Director…

Sean Mac



Sean Salloux



Sergey Bidzan


Eden Esports

Sergey Portnov



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…

Shay Shany



Sheraz Ahmed

Managing Partner

STORM Partners

Shirly Valge



Simon Burell


Over 25 years in sports data, media, gaming and sports betting - a proven product, business & strategic developer, he has extensive experience working across established and emerging markets with brands, rights holders, gaming operators and media companies. From launching the first ever pan-European live score service in the late…

Simon Planzer


Planzer Law

Simon Planzer has specialised in EU/EEA and Swiss gaming law for approximately 15 years. Through his legal practice, publications, teaching and work with regulators and the media, Simon has substantially contributed to the cause of empirical-based and sound gaming regulation. He has been recognised by the gaming industry, colleagues and…

Šimon Vincze

Projects Manager

Casino Guru

Šimon Vincze Responsible Gambling & Sustainability Lead Šimon leads the responsible gambling and sustainability program of Casino Guru. He oversees all activities related to these areas and runs the company’s social responsibility projects. Šimon’s agenda and activities include communicating with industry professionals and vulnerable players, as well as advocating for…

Simon Wrightson


GreenUp Malta

Simon is a production engineer, expert project manager and sustainability leader with nearly thirty years delivering major projects and sustainable programmes in: Africa; EU; Middle East; United States; and, United Kingdom. With GreenUp he is committed to removing the barriers to sustainability and sustainable investment in Malta and this region.

Sir. Verlin Sanciangco


Ruby Family Office

Sir. Verlin Sanciangco worked as Real Estate Specialist at California Department of Real Estate. The regulation of licenses is an important function of the California Department of Real Estate. The DRE was established in 1917 with the formation of the first-ever Real Estate Law in the country. With this law,…

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…

Stanislav Silin



Stanislav Silin is highly skilled in software development and online games. Stanislav is the CEO of Altenar, a provider of sportsbook services to licensed gaming operators. Ranging from "software-only" product offers to the provision of a fully managed sports betting platform stack, Altenar offers proven stability coupled with flexible and…

Stefan Beyer


Oak Security

Stefan Beyer is a member of the European Union (EU) Blockchain Observatory and Forum Policy and Framework Conditions Working Group, working on blockchain innovation and the development of the blockchain ecosystem within the EU. He advises and consults to numerous blockchain and DLT projects throughout Europe and the rest of…

Stefan Haenel



Stefan Haenel is the co-founder and CFO of FinXP. FinXP Limited, an E-Money Institution, licensed in Malta and passported within the EU/EEA, was founded by Jens Podweski, Michael Kramer and Stefan Haenel. They hold their shares thru Paymentworld GmbH, Germany, the group's holding company.Join FinXP, a strong growing, highly profitable…

Stefania Barbaglio

Director & Founder

Cassionpeia Services

Stefania Barbaglio is a London-based entrepreneur, business strategist and PR expert focused on new technologies and high-impact projects. As the founder and CEO of the boutique Investor & Public Relations agency Cassiopeia Services, she has worked with a range of private and listed companies across numerous sectors, and facilitated multiple deals globally. In the technology space, she has advised a variety of international blockchain application…

Stephan Schmidt



Stephan Schmidt is the CCO of SALAMANTEX since September 2021. SALAMANTEX is an Austrian FinTech company pioneering a new era of payment with digital assets. With smart, trusted and secure software solutions, SALAMANTEX enables merchants to accept cryptocurrencies, loyalty points and other digital or tokenized items as alternative forms of…

Stephen Aupy

VP of Strategic Partnerships


Stephen Aupy is Vice President of strategic partnerships at Gamban. Gamban blocks access to online gambling across Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android devices. Since 2015, Gamban has gone from strength to strength, setting the standard in gambling blocking software. Gamban is the smartest and most effective software for…

Stephen Ketteley


Wiggin LLP

Steve Ketteleyis a partner and the co-head of the Betting & Gaming Practice at Wiggin. Steve is a commercial, regulatory and technology lawyer and he concentrates on advising clients on all operational and regulatory aspects of their businesses, with a particular expertise in the infrastructure of on-line gambling and gaming…

Stephen Shoemaker


Win Group

Stephen Shoemaker is the CEO of WIN Group. He is an accomplished senior executive with over 35 years of global financial and operations management experience. He has experience building and leading finance teams in global companies with high growth profiles and significant operating scale and complexity. Steve was most recently…

Steve Good

Business Development Executive and Bestselling Author


Steve is a digital and business growth strategist, entrepreneur, public speaker and Bestselling Author, Be Left Behind. He has been featured in CNBC, Buzzfeed and How-To Geek and has spent 20 years in Fintech providing IT services to Tier 1 banks and been working with disruptive technology start-ups to help…

Steve Tendon



Steve Tendon is the Managing Director of ChainStrategies, a consulting firm providing strategic blockchain advisory services. Steve is a world class blockchain strategist. In 2016 he was the Strategic Advisor for the Maltese Ministry of Economy, developed the vision of “The Blockchain Island” and designed Malta’s National Blockchain Strategy. In…

Susan Breen


Mishcon de Reya

Susan Breen is a Partner in Mishcon de Reya's top-ranked Betting & Gaming Group within the Innovation Department. Susan's practice spans both corporate and M&A, as well as regulatory and commercial advice with over 20 years' experience acting for gambling industry clients. A particular strength of Susan's practice is her…

Susan Hensel


Hensel Grad P.C

Susan Hensel was named one of the Ten Most Influential Women in gaming by iGaming Business in 2020. She is Past President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators having served in that position for two terms. Susan is co-founder of Hensel Grad P.C.,  a gaming law and advisory firm…

Tal Itzhak Ron

Chairman & CEO

Tal Ron Drihem & Co.

Tal Itzhak Ron graduated from the University of Haifa Law School and was awarded the Aladdin Prize for Best Paper in Law and Technology by the Faculty of Law (2000). The University of Haifa and Bar Ilan University both awarded him a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in computer science, respectively.…

Tania Marinich

Founder and CEO

Imaguru Ventures

Tania Marinich is TechMinsk fund general partner, and IMAGURU founder. Imaguru is a Pan European startup hub with headquarters in Madrid, Spain. Imaguru is one of the few Google for Startups partners in Europe. Tania is one of the most connected tech entrepreneurial influencers and female fund managers. She graduated from…

Tayo Atoloye

Country Manager Nigeria


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…

Theodor Kristensen

Head of Finance

Betpoint Group Ltd

Theodor Kristensen is currently Head of Finance at PressEnter Group since almost three years. Headquartered in Malta, PressEnter Group is a company that specializes in the online casino industry by providing entertainment through its gaming products. PressEnter Group takes a mobile first approach, targeting the .com market while investing significantly…

Thierry Arys Ruiz

Chairman & CEO


Mr. Thierry Arys Ruiz is a Mexican, Belgian and French national. He spent most of his career in Consulting, Banking, and Commodity Trading. His finance experience ranges from private banks, interdealer brokers, and investment banks such as Scotiabank (Mexico), TP ICAP (London/Geneva) and Credit Suisse (Zurich). His passion for commodity…

Thomas Rosander


Real Luck Group Limited

Thomas Rosander is an experienced igaming executive with +20 years of successful user experience focused deliveries including digital transformations, various startups, building new payment solutions, games, gaming platforms and global launches. He has +17 years as a digital leader specialised in building, operating and optimising 24/7 online services and +12…

Thomas Vermeulen

Affiliate & Internationalisation Manager


Tiffany Xingyu Wang


Spectrum Labs

Tiffany Xingyu Wang is Venture Partner at Tribe Accelerator, the first Singapore government-backed blockchain accelerator, and leads Tribe’s US operations. Recently she led and successfully closed the first round of fundraising from strategics institutional investors and family offices. Currently based in San Francisco, she is also a private investor in…

Tim Heath

General Partner

Yolo Investments

Tim Heath launched Vereeni in 2017 with the purpose of leveraging his experience in the gaming, blockchain, and technology sectors. He is also the founder of Heathmont.net, a Software Development and eCommerce solutions. Tim Heath was an early adopter of Bitcoin and is also the founder of the Coingaming Group,…

Tony Evans


FGC Group

Trevor Sammut

Chief Regulatory Officer


Trevor Sammut worked during nine years and half as Police Inspector at Malta Police Force. “I Spent the majority of my career in the Malta Police Force handling Police/EU/Europol ICT Projects, ICT Department and IT team management within a high-security ICT Infrastructure and environment” . He also drove and guided…

Tsachi Maimon


Aspire Global

Tsachi Maimon is a professional adviser. He certainly thinks very methodic and works with his process in so many ways. He has a master’s degree in Marketing from The College of Management Academic Studies and an undergraduate degree from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Tsachi worked as Internet and Customer…

Tuomas Kanervala



Tuomas Kanervala is an experienced management consultant with a burning passion for sports. His likes to figuring out how the digital revolution can help different stakeholders in sports and other parts of entertainment industry and during the evenings ensuring sports predictions are used for a good purpose. His specialties are…

Umberto Corridori

SVP Sales EU


Mr. Umberto Corridori is the Senior Vice President of Sales at SafeCharge, a Nuvei company. Umberto has professional experience in both continents USA and Europe where he held senior roles with global IT companies such as Pitney Bowes, Dell and eBay. Umberto’s comprehensive knowledge of the Italian and European markets,…

Valentyn Kyrylenko

Business Consultant


Born in Kyiv, Ukraine, on January 21st, 1979, Valentyn Kyrylenko became involved in international finance and technology as a university student in the United Kingdom, helping to build various successful startup projects. Since that time, Valentyn has served as CBDO and business consultant to a number of international companies by…

Vasilije Lekovic

Director of Gaming


Vasilije Lekovic is a payments and fin-tech expert with significant experience in business and product development, sales and account management across multiple industries (Gambling, Gaming, eCommerce), with a strategic mindset and proven track record of successfully helping companies grow by optimising the way their consumers pay. He studied at The…

Venus Brown


Brown began working in the music industry in the late 1980s, hosting his own radio show on Washington D.C. station WKYS. Brown's radio show later led to an internship at D.C.'s Black Entertainment Television (BET) headquarters working in the fields of television production and talent coordination. The internship allowed Brown…

Vlad Mercori

Co-founder Stakeborg & Jack of all trades


Vlad Mercori is the Co-Founder of SkateBorg for one year and eight months. StakeBorg is the perfect place for crypto asset investors who are looking to participate in emerging digital economies. We provides an enterprise-level Proof-of-Stake infrastructure that aims to create a powerful bridge between investors and the best blockchain-based…

Vladimir Malakchi



Vladimir Malakchi has grown a number of early-stage tech companies, including one of the top five blockchain developers in the world. He has been a big reason why Evoplay has done so well in the past two years and continues to expand as one of the most innovative suppliers in…

Vlastimil Venclik



Vlastimil Venclik started his career as IOS, Android programmer at KSWR, KAKTUS Software (KSWR) is a dynamic and technically advanced Czech based software company founded in 1997. It’s focused creating custom solutions combining internet, enterprise, and mobile applications to fill the customers’ requirements. His job was to create business applications…

Vyacheslav Ermakov



Vyacheslav Ermakov has many years of experience in investment attraction and consulting both in public and private sector. Attracted more than $200M of capital investments to Tatarstan in one year. He is a Project Manager of 15 successfully implemented investment projects and start-ups. Worked with large IT companies (Facebook, NNG,…

Vytautas Karalevičius



Vytautas Karalevičius is a science-driven entrepreneur with a strong financial background. He is currently working on Bitcoin and virtual payment card ventures, also interested in academic projects. Vytautas studied at University of Durham, obtained a bachelor’s degree of Arts with honors in Business Finance. He holds a master’s degree of…

Warren Russell

CEO & Founder

W2 Global Data Solutions Ltd.

For ten years, Warren Russell has been the founder and CEO of W2 Global Data. He currently continues to coordinate the development and design of the multi-level screening and monitoring solutions, oversee the sourcing, direction, and security of technology partners and resellers, and successfully bring other service improvements to market,…

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…

Yael Tamar

CEO & Co-founder


Yael works to make property investing accessible, transparent and streamlined with SolidBlock, where she is the Co-CEO and Co-founder. Prior to that, Yael has spent almost two decades in the financial markets. She started at a Wall Street broker-dealer as an analyst, moving to M&A and private equity, as well…

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…

Yahya Mohamed Mao



Yahya Mohamed Mao is a Marketing Specialist, Author, Advisor and Startup Mentor. As a techthusiast, he loves reading and writing about the latest tech trends in different sectors (marketing, fintech, healthcare, IT etc.). His techthusiasm enabled him to establish myself as an expert member and author on various platforms. Extremely…

Yanica Sant

General Counsel


Yanica Sant is a General Consil for Malta Gaming Authority. Since 7 years she works for MGA. She worked as Legal Trainee - Family Law at Sciriha, Attard Montalto, Galea & Associates - SAGA Juris. SAGA JURIS is a set of chambers, bringing together Advocates from diverse fields and expertise.…