Presentations

Evgeniy Romanenko
Interviewer and host
Moderator
  • #1 moderator of crypto events in the CIS: 80 events in 16 cities, 7 countries;

  • The host at iTuber channel on YouTube;

  • the author of 3000 interviews that gathered 20 mn views on YouTube;

  • has been studying the Austrian school of economics for 10 years;

  • the founder of Digital Georgia, an international initiative aimed at the establishment and development of the digital technologies projects in Georgia.

He will be a moderator at the conference.

Harry Lang
Founder
Brand Architects
  • 13 years of experience in online games segment;

  • from 2012 till 2014, has been the Head of Brand, Casino and Bingo Marketing Department at bwin;

  • has been in charge of Mecca Bingo brand marketing at The Rank Group plc;

  • from 2015 till 2017, has been a CMO at Pinnacle Sports betting operator;

  • held a position of Marketing Director at Genting Casinos UK;

  • co-founder of Brand Architects, a strategic brand and integrated marketing consultancy specializing in online casino, poker, sports betting, bingo and esports betting verticals;

  • provided his marketing services for betting, casino, bingo, poker and esports brands: Pinnacle, bwin, Genting Bet, Party Casino, bwin Casino, WMS Jackpot Party, Pinnacle Casino, Grosvenor Casino, Genting Casino, Absolute Poker, Party Poker, Foxy Bingo, Mecca Bingo, Cheeky Bingo, Pinnacle eSports, CS:GO Empire, Puntt.gg.

Presentation: "Online betting during the pandemic: current market state, alternative betting lines and further development".

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Martin Wachter
CEO & founder
Golden Race
  • founded Golden Race in 2005. The company offers solutions for land based and online gambling shops. Its products portfolio include virtual sports, live casino, keno and lotteries as well as numbers games;

  • has been a CEO at Golden Race since the moment of its establishment.

Presentation: "Earning income on the growing popularity of virtual sports".

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Maria E. Arnidou
Marketing & Communications Management
Fantasy Sports Interactive
  • over 6 years of experience in the iGaming and betting industry, both at the B2C and B2B level;

  • has a solid background in marketing and copywriting;

  • Marketing & Communications Manager of Fantasy Sports Interactive (FSI);

  • responsible for shaping FSI’s public profile by carrying out Marketing Planning, Communication Strategy and Content production.

About the company: Fantasy Sports Interactive (FSI) is an Awarded, Innovative Fantasy Sports Software Provider for the Sports Betting and Gaming Industry.

Presentation: Betting on fantasy sports: Sportsbook prospects and opportunities.

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Mark O'Sullivan
Assistant Manager (gaming industries)
KPMG Malta
  • key competencies: esports, video games, DLT, gaming, iGaming, gambling, e-commerce, process improvement, business analysis, GDPR;

  • from 2018 to 2019, has been an Advisor (gaming) at KPMG Malta;

  • since 2019, has been an Assistant Manager (gaming industries) at KPMG Malta.

About the company: KPMG is a global gaming team helping clients in wide specter of areas, including professional tax and consulting services and audit.

Participant of the panel discussion: “The great battle: traditional sports, esports, fantasy sports. The future of each segment after the quarantine”.

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Tiago Aprigio
CEO
All-in Global
  • since 2016, has been a General Manager at Wild and Scatter Ltd;

  • from 2015 till 2016, has been a Business Development Manager at All-in Global – the first company to offer localization and creating content specifically for the gaming industry;

  • has been an operations manager at All-in Global from 2015 till 2018;

  • since 2018, has been a CEO at All-in Global.

Tiago will become a moderator of the panel discussion “The great battle: traditional sports, esports, fantasy sports. The future of each segment after the quarantine”.

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Ian Smith
Integrity Commissioner
Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC)
  • from 2001 till 2004, has been a partner responsible for sports law at Clarke Willmott;

  • has been a Legal Director at the Federation of International Cricketers Associations and a COO for two years;

  • since 2015, has been an owner of Sports Integrity Matters, providing consulting services to sports organizations in managing and regulating the anti-doping and anti-corruption policies;

  • his clients include: PCA, Masters Champions League, LMA and others;

  • Integrity Commissioner at Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) since 2016.

Presentation: "Esports as the key driving niche of the betting segment".

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Claudine Borg Azzopardi
Associate Director
KPMG Malta
  • psychologist with 17 years of experience;

  • executive coach;

  • her key competencies include: psychological intervention and therapy, leadership development, group activities, team development, personality profiling, psychometric testing, coaching etc.;

  • since 2018, has been an Associate Director at KPMG Malta – a company providing audit, tax and consulting services;

  • has been a teacher of psychology and behavioral leadership at the University of Malta;

  • has been working as a Managing Consultant at Baton & Baton.

Presentation: "Decrease of betting companies’ stock value. How to save them?".

Valentina Franch
Assistant Manager (gaming industries)
KPMG Malta
  • lawyer with 7 years of experience;

  • has been a Legal Officer at ACT Consultus;

  • has been a Legal Manager at DD Consultus Limited;

  • since 2019, has been an Assistant Manager (gaming industries) at KPMG Malta.

About the company: KPMG is a global gaming team helping clients in wide specter of areas, including professional tax and consulting services and audit.

Presentation: “How top betting providers are fighting crisis during the coronavirus outbreak”.

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Rodrigo Yavarone Antelo
Marketing and Commercial Director
Club Nacional de Football (Uruguay)
  • sports management professional with 10 years of experience in different markets;

  • was a project manager of the tennis program for girls and boys at Uruguayan Tennis Association;

  • provided marketing services at Real Madrid FC in 2015;

  • held a position of Business Development & Business Intelligence Executive at Valencia FC in 2015-2017;

  • was a football advisor at Relevance Marketing and Marketing Director at World Football Summit;

  • has been responsible for the Marketing and Commercial department at Club Nacional de Football since April 2019.

Presentation: "Postponing matches and the influence on the industry: forecasts of the international sports associations.".

Stephen A. Crystal
Head
Betfred Sports USA Development
  • attorney;

  • expert with 30 years of gambling experience;

  • has focused on investments and advice on project finance as well as mergers and acquisitions in the gaming technology space;

  • as an attorney, he has represented public and private gaming companies before various state regulatory bodies and jurisdictions;

  • former president of Barrick Gaming Corporation controlling hotels and casinos in Las Vegas;

  • served as CEO and Chairman at Tablemax, Inc. – an electronic table game manufacturer;

  • was a president and one of the board of directors of Las Vegas Gaming, Inc. – a bingo, keno, and slot system software provider;

  • head of SCCG Management, a consulting company providing sports betting, esports, land-based and online casino development services.

Presentation: "Anti-crisis strategy from bookmakers".

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