Aaron Speach


Esports Technologies

Aaron Speach, a highly accomplished Sports Betting Operations thought leader with several years of management experience in delivering business development and customer acquisition goals for multiple start-ups and high-growth companies across the online betting, electronics retail, and automotive industries. Every day, I lead a talented team of brilliant individuals committed…

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…

Alexander Tomic



Founder and CEO of Alea.com, Alexandre 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…

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,…

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

Entrepreneur & Speaker

Unlimited Success

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



Soft2Bet is a rapidly growing and dynamic casino and sportsbook platform provider and operator group offering first-class games from the world’s top game-makers, including jackpot slots, branded video slots, tournaments, live casino, and sports betting. With MGA and SGA licenses, Soft2bet supports over 10 projects, including CampoBet, YoyoCasino, LightCasino, and…

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


Hexopay is a global online payment and risk management company specialising in the gaming sector.  Our focus is to ensure operators are able to connect into a global network of payment solutions via one api and one application process, all managed by one dedicated relationship management team. Bryan Blake is…

Carl Brincat



He spoke at the SIGMA conference about Malta 2022 and ahead: Why is Malta still an optimal gaming destination? (Day 1)

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…

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 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 & Risk…

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



He 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 fee…

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 - Cooper

Head of People

KaFe Rocks

Head of People at KaFe Rocks ·     Education: Degree in Philosophical Sciences from Newcastle University ·     Background/Experience  10 years experience working within Recruitment and Talent Acquisition before moving into a People-centric role covering Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding, Recruitment and learning and development ·    About Kafe Rocks "We’re KaFe Rocks: the lighthouse for reputable iGaming.…

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.…

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

With 20 years’ experience in the Sports Industry, Daniel’s career spans the media and broadcast, analytics and betting sectors. Having founded major data analysis and integration operations, he has had extensive experience in Sports Betting, delivering product and platforms to emerging markets. Daniel is currently an active investor into sports…

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

Berlin International Gaming (bigleet GmbH) is a premier, world-class esport organization founded and based in Berlin, Germany. Our professional teams and players compete in the most prestigious leagues worldwide. We use our reach to get customers in front of your brands, products, and services. We craft campaigns, structure promotions, and…

Daniel Lipman



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

Daniel Thompson-Yvetot


The Tauri Programme

Daniel helps teams streamline workflows by architecting for security, energy efficiency, and utility. The Tauri Programme is poised to take the App Development ecosystem by storm, and together with his cofounder, he is currently authoring several books about building next-gen applications for everything from password managers to cryptocurrency wallets. He…

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

A BBC trained journalist and presenter; Dave Crane is an international speaking and presentation expert, working with directors, c-suite executives, celebrities, and public sectors officials. Specializes in grooming government decision-makers to become great communicators whilst building their brand, message, and impact. He's been a United Nations ECOSOC representative for Vienna,…

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



I am a 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…

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



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

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…

Diane Abela

Head of Security


She spoke at the SIGMA conference about : Keeping your player community happy with business continuity (Ikigai Day 2)

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

Chief Executive Officer

EvenBet Gaming

Dmitry Starostenkov has been managing EvenBet Gaming since the company foundation in 2001 and acquired an excellent expertise in launching and running the iGaming projects in both established and emerging markets. Now the company works from three offices in Malta, Russia, and the USA. Under Dmitry’s leadership, in 2019 EvenBet…

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 & Regulated Industries

CSB Group

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. Franklin is an experienced tax and accounting lecturer and skilled in Transfer Pricing, Managed Funds,…

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…

Dragos Rizescu



He spoke at the workshop about : DAOs - The next sexy thing in Crypto (Day 2)

Dunstan Teo

Co-Founder & President


Dunstan Teo is a polymath that was self-taught and later mentored in economics, business strategies, game theories, sociology, behavioural 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


He spoke at the AIBC conference about : Smart City fireside chat (Day 2)

Eduardo Gracia

Head of Tax EMEA

US Ashurst

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

Edward Cachia



He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : The Malta Experience and Ecosystem (Ikigai Day 3)

Efrem Borg

Chief Technology Officer


He spoke at the AIBC conference about : Assurances in Technology (Day 2)

Eirik Kristiansen


Pixel Digital

Eirik Kristiansen 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 level,…

Elton Dimech

Managing Director


He spoke at the SIGMA conference about Payments: Payment method innovation in the gaming industry (Day 1)

Emil Anton



He spoke at the workshop about : DAOs - The next sexy thing in Crypto (Day 2)

Emily Helmer

Head of Compliance & eMerchant Services

Tal Ron Drihem & Co.

She spoke at the SIGMA conference about : CEOs at the top of the GAME (Ikigai Day 1)

Eneko Knörr

Senior Partner


He spoke at the AIBC conference about : The future of DeFi and NFts is Regulation (Day 3)

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

She spoke at the workshop about : Affiliate Marketing in the US (Day 3)

Erika Federis


She spoke at the SIGMA conference about Payments: Payment method innovation in the gaming industry (Day 1)

Evan Singh Luthra

Investor and Consultant


He spoke at the AIBC conference about : The future that we are living in (Day 3)

Felix Mago

Co-Founder of DASH


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



He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : Keeping your player community happy with business continuity (Ikigai Day 2)

Fiona Hickey

Head of Sales

Push Gaming

Fiona 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 gives…

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


He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : From player protection, to advertising, is responsibility the new key word for a successful long term gambling business? (Day 1)

Frank Herlod

Business Development Manager


Frank Herold joined the Management Board of EMIRAT AG in 2018 and is responsible for Business Development. Before that the 50-year-old sales professional worked as Managing Director and Sales Director for several global and local media companies. EMIRAT AG, founded in 2004 and headquartered in Munich/Germany is an internationally active…

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. He spoke at the AIBC conference about : Legal compliance with Identification regulations (Day 2)

Frieder Backu


Witzel Erb Backu & Partner

He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : Regulatory update (I) Germany & Netherlands (Day 1)

Garth Howat

Founder & CEO


He spoke at the workshop about : Akon’s Vision and Roadmap for Crypto Adoption in Africa (Day 1)

Genia Gurevitz

Head of Banking & Payment Services

Tal Ron Drihem & Co.

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, crypto and financial services industries. He spoke at…

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

Founder of one of Israel’s leading tech, blockchain, and cryptocurrency law firms. 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 initial coin…

Gil White

Managing Parner


He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : Market consolidation: Is there any room left for start-ups and a mid-market? (Day 1)

Gordon Einstein

Founding Partner

CryptoLaw Partners

Grant Johnson


Esports Entertainment Group

He spoke at the SIGMA conference about Player influx: will esports grow or consolidate? (Ikigai Day 2)

Gulsum Ciraci



She spoke at the SIGMA conference about Fireside Chat: Golden AI: Future of Automotive (Ikigai Day 1)

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


He spoke at the SIGMA conference about Malta 2022 and ahead: Why is Malta still an optimal gaming destination? (Day 1)

Henrik Norsk Hoffmann


Nordic Gambling

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

Ido Hachmon


Greenhouz Apps

He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : Payments, Management & Legal - How To Run Your Online Business Properly (Day 3)

Ievgeniia Derbal

Chief Legal Officer


Itsik Akiva

Gaming & New Technology Consultant


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

Ivan Filletti


Gaming Malta

Ivan Filletti is the Head of Operations and Business Development for the Gaming Malta Foundation. 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 for the advertising agency,…

Jaap Visser

Managing Director

ESL Benelux

He spoke at the SIGMA conference about : Maximising Branding Opportunities in Esports (Ikigai 3)

Jaguar-Adva Gal



She spoke at the AIBC conference about : The evolution of Token offerings and regulation across Europe (Day 2)

James Bowater

Founder & Editor-at-large

Crypto AM

James is the founder of the London Blockchain Forum, the Global Ambassador for World Mobile, an advisor & Foundation board member at MELD, an advisor to Boson Protocol, an advisor to CUDOS, an investor & advisor to Cornucopias “The Island”, ambassador for BEQUANT and an advisor to Sheesha.Finance He spoke at the AIBC…

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…

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



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 CTO with a demonstrated history of working in the gaming industry. Skilled in Software development, Project and Team Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Security and a Block Chain Enthusiast. Strong IT professional with a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) warrant focused in Information Systems Auditing from ISACA and a Master…

Jason Foster

Head of iGaming

Chalkline Sports

Head of iGaming and African markets at Chalkline Sports, a sports betting game platform that powers Free-to-Play, Insured and Real-Money games at scale and on demand. I have more than 20 years experience in sports betting operations and online sports betting technology and have worked with sports betting operators around…

Jaydeep Chakravartty

Vice President Commercials


I am a Techno, Marketing and Gaming Evangelist with 12 years of Business Development, Marketing & Product Development experience across Online Gaming, E-commerce, Social Media, Internet & mobile applications etc. I have also been very enthusiastic about gaming industry in India, which is at its nascent stage. I have professional…

Jeremy Kleiman

Gaming Attorney

Saiber LLC

Jeremy P. Kleiman is the Chair of Saiber LLC’s Gaming Law practice group. Jeremy focuses his practice on gaming, regulatory and business law, representing casino operators, gaming equipment suppliers, technology providers and financial institutions involved in the gaming and lottery industries. He specializes in gaming-related corporate, regulatory, licensing and compliance…

Jerry Lopez



A 20yr veteran in Network Marketing, 6yrs in Blockchain and Crypto Currency. Jerry Lopez 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 = Reciprocal…

Jesper Kärrbrink

Executive Chairman

Green Jade Games

Jesper Kärrbrink, Chairman in Green Jade Games, Pariplay, Internet Vikings and CEGO A/S and former CEO of Mr Green and Svenska Spel. Jesper also has a background in media and e-commerce. Jesper Kärrbrink is today Chairman and Creative Director of the game developer Green Jade Games. He left Mr Green…

Jesper Svensson


Betsson Group

Jesus Rodriguez



Jesus Rodriguez is a technology expert, executive investor and startup advisor. Jesus founded Tellago, an award winning software development firm focused helping companies become great software organizations by leveraging new enterprise software trends. Under his leadership, Tellago has been recognized as an enterprise software innovator earning Inc. 500 and Stevie…

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 industry. He co-founded Quickspin in September 2011 and was the Swedish slot supplier’s Chief Product Officer. Before that he spent nearly six years as Head of Casino…

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 Bamidele


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 Karony



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


Jose Antonio Zapatero

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

Draper 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 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 disruptive…

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 a co-Founding Partner of Seed Consultancy, a purpose-driven boutique business advisory firm. An economist by profession, JP has amassed local and international experience both in the private and public sector. JP formed part of the private office of the former Prime Minister of Malta and Governor of…

Julian Goffin

CEO & Director


 A commercially minded Payment expert experienced in Business Development (B2B & B2C), Solution Orientated Sales, High Risk Markets - including igaming and affiliates. With his knowledge and expertise, he inspires and encourages his team, whilst leading by example. A true leader in every sense.

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 Goldston, PhD

Professor, Founding Member

SydTek DAO and The Guild DAO

Dr. Justin Goldston is a Professor, as well as a founding member of SydTek DAO and The Guild DAO. As his research is focused on sustainability and social impact, Goldston looks to leverage blockchain, the metaverse, and the emergence of gaming to make positive global change.

Justin Mifsud

Founder & CEO

World Pro Racing

Justine Scerri Herrera


MK Fintech Partners

Dr.Justine Scerri Herrera is a Managing Partner at MK Fintech Partners which entity forms part of the ‘Michael Kyprianou’ Group (an International Top Tier legal and consultancy firm). Her areas of expertise include; advising, researching and licensing in Fintech, Investment Services, Financial Services, Blockchain & cryptocurrencies. Her previous work experience…

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 spent 10 years working for a reputable audit firm in various audit roles before joining JP Morgan Chase in London in 2005, where he worked in Credit Hybrid 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 joined Bank of Valletta plc (BOV), Malta’s largest banking group, in 1985 and has occupied various positions within the Bank. Kenneth currently holds the post of Chief Business Development Officer at Bank of Valletta plc and sits on the Management Board. Kenneth is responsible for the improvement of the…

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


A thought leader in FX, Crypto, and Financial Regulation focusing on bringing real change to capital markets globally. Kevin 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 related topics.

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

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

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

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

Maksym Liashko



Maksym Liashko has responsibility for the legal, financial, and communications functions of Parimatch. His professional experience in law, media relations, and business consultancy have helped him to successfully build these teams, and deliver on Parimatch's wider corporate strategy. Since April 2016 Maksym has been head of the legal team and…

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

Marcello Mari

Chief Executive Officer


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



Online gaming executive with 5+ years of experience delivering innovative betting products to the iGaming industry. Contributing to UltraPlay’s firm positioning on the global gaming market as the leading eSports betting data and platform provider. UltraPlay is a modern technological company, founded in 2010, with the core ambition to offer…

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 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 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 software…

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

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. Leading Initial Public Offering…

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

We build and monetize digital assets. Our venture division is a hive of activity where we create, partner, self-fund, or develop, network, and/or time-based business opportunities. With a portfolio of pre and post-revenue businesses at varying stages of growth, we aim to monetize niche opportunities within our area of expertise.…

Nick Nocton


Mishcon de Reya

Nick Spanos



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 CEO & Founder Blockchain Valley A born leader and visionary. After envisioning and successfully scaling countless companies, the culmination of his experience and vision brought him to identifying his most impressive creation to date – Blockchain Valley. An early adopter of Blockchain Technology (2010) and an active cryptocurrency investor, Niko could…

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.

Ms. 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 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 Niner

Head of Sales

Panda Score

Ollie Ring


Regulus Partners

Ollie is a market data analyst and esports specialist. Ollie has experience across several different fields – from large data through to the intersection of esports and gambling. He obtained a BSc in Economics from the University of Birmingham before starting his working life at KPMG working in Transfer Pricing.…

Oscar Chambers

Co-founder & Co-lead developer


Oscar 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 and…

Ozge Oz


QNBeyond Ventures

Paris Smith


Pinnacle Gaming

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 Dolman


G Games

Pavel Prigolovko

TON Labs

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

Founder & CCO

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


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



Robert Montgomery is an investor and entrepreneur focused on the gaming, experience economy, media and technology industries. Robert is CEO of First Maximilian Associates, Chairman of GameCo, and has invested in and served as a director of public and private companies. Robert has held leadership roles in multiple operating companies…

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 the Founding Partner at Segev LLP, a full solutions law firm with a specialization in interactive entertainment including online gaming and esports. Ron has assisted operators, platforms, data companies, marketing companies and other businesses in the industry on regulatory and compliance, M&A, commercial, capital finance and other…

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

Dr. Simon Planzer is founding partner at PLANZER LAW, a Zurich-based gaming law boutique. PLANZER LAW’s team provides highly specialised services on all matters relating to Swiss and European gaming law, compliance (e.g., AML) and general business law (e.g., establishment). An alumnus of the College of Europe who used to…

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.

Solomon Godwin

Africa Continent Manager

Pragmatic Play

Solomon Godwin is Africa's leading gaming consultant with vast experience that cuts across B2B and B2C operations, marketing, sales and agent recruitment and management. He is currently the Africa Continent Manager for Pragmatic Play.

Stanislav Silin



Stanislav is CEO of Altenar. He is highly skilled in software development and online gaming. He had been working within Technology in Amaya gaming and later as NYX acquired the Casino business (where Stas headed operations) from Amaya. Stanislav always wants to gather a deep understanding of the situation and…

Stefan Beyer


Oak Security

Stefan Haenel



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



Stephen Aupy

VP of Strategic Partnerships


Stephen Ketteley


Wiggin LLP

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 is a winner of the Faculty of Law Aladdin Prize for Best Paper in Law and Technology (2000). He also holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Haifa and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from…

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


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 at Panserve Limited…

Theodor Kristensen

Head of Finance

Betpoint Group Ltd

Thierry Arys Ruiz

Chairman & CEO


Thomas Rosander


Real Luck Group Limited

Thomas is an experienced igaming executive whose former positions include Chief Executive Officer of Dunder Casino, Chief Product Officer at Mr Green Online Casino (LSE: WMH), and Section Head Business Intelligence at bwin (LSE: ENT). Mr. Rosander was also Engagement Director and Business Intelligence Director at game developer Electronic Arts…

Thomas Vermeulen

Affiliate & Internationalisation Manager


Tiffany Xingyu Wang


Spectrum Labs

Tiffany 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 blockchain, AI…

Tim Heath

General Partner

Yolo Investments

Tim founded Vereeni that was a first name for Yolo Investments in 2017 with the intention of drawing on his experience across the gaming, blockchain and technology spaces.   He was an early adopter of Bitcoin and is also the founder of the Coingaming Group, which operates gaming brands Bitcasino.io,…

Tony Evans


FGC Group

Trevor Sammut

Chief Regulatory Officer


Tsachi Maimon


Aspire Global

Tsachi has been the CEO of Aspire Global since 2013 and led the company’s listing on the Swedish stock exchange in 2017. He was born in 1978 and holds an M.A. in Business Management. In addition to his role as the group CEO, he is currently involved in multiple different…

Tuomas Kanervala



Umberto Corridori

SVP Sales EU


Mr. Umberto Corridori is the SVP 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, mixed with fintech…

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


Payments and fintech specialist with expertise in account-to-account (direct bank payments), Open Banking, carrier billing payments and user verification (KYC) across different industries (online gambling, video gaming, eCommerce) gained in various management and commercial roles. For the last 5 years, Vasilije has been leading the gaming commercial department of Trustly,…

Venus Brown


Verlin Sanciangco


Ruby Family Office

Vlad Mercori

Co-founder Stakeborg & Jack of all trades


Vladimir Malakchi

Chief Business Development Officer


Vladimir Malakchi has successfully scaled multiple early-stage companies across the tech space, including one of the world’s top five blockchain developers. He has been key to Evoplay's outstanding success in the past two years as it continues to go from strength to strength as one of the industry’s most revolutionary…

Vlastimil Venclik



Vyacheslav Ermakov



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.  Project manager of 15 successfully implemented investment projects and start-ups. Worked with large IT companies (Facebook, NNG, Hikvision, Schreder, Huawei, Ericsson).

Vytautas Karalevičius

Bankera and SpectroCoin Co-founder


Warren Russell

CEO & Founder

W2 Global Data Solutions Ltd.

In 2011 Warren founded W2, now building it into a dynamic platform provider offering a simple plug-in solution to facilitate digital onboarding and ongoing risk management. The proprietary software W2 offer simplifies the process of due diligence incorporating all elements of KYC, AML and Anti-Fraud required to maximise customer conversion.

William Scott

Executive Director

Warrenside Limited

William has over 20 years’ experience in the regulated gaming industry. He currently works as an advisor and consultant in the international gaming industry with a focus on lottery and online gaming. In the role as advisor and consultant, William provides strategic advice, mentoring and contacts to both operators 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 is the founding partner of Law Allianz - a law firm with core expertise in gaming, media and technology. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Law Society of England & Wales. As one of Africa’s leading gaming lawyers, he has advised some of the…

Yahya Mohamed Mao

Founder & Editor-in-Chief


Yanica Sant

General Counsel


Yuri Titkov


Mr. Fish

mr.fish is a martech holding, whose units provide performance-based, 360° marketing services to the clients’ businesses all over the world. mr.fish holding includes Digital Chain (DC) marketing agency, SEO agency Netcraft Global, CPM network Vadideo, CPA network Papa Karlo, and freelance copywriting website Copylancer.