Benjamin Föckersperger

Benjamin Föckersperger (30) is a serial entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in establishing profitable businesses. His major areas of expertise lay in Business Development, Fundraising, and Entrepreneurship with a focus on internet businesses, (i)gaming, crypto currency, and emerging technologies. He is currently involved in Business Development and Consultancy Roles in several of his ventures, such as esports.com,jackpot.demyjackpot.comfantasysport.com and privately doing angel investments, coaching as well as M&A consulting through his Foeckersperger Ventures and Blue Terra Ventures. He has founded and sold several companies since the age of 17 with Whow Games GmbH / Jackpot.de being the recent-most company he has successfully sold.

 

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Kasper Nemeth

Kasper Nemeth, eSports Manager at Danske Spil has more than 10 years’ experience with betting on eSports. Kasper is mainly working as product developer and stands for Danske Spil development in the field of esport.

Danske Licens Spil has maintained a leading position in the Danish market even since the liberalisation of the market in 2012.

Kasper has a demonstrated history of working in the gambling industry.

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Jeffrey Haas

Jeffrey Haas is the Chief International Officer of DraftKings, a leading Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) destination that is the fastest-growing company in the industry since its launch in 2012.

Haas oversees DraftKings’ business expansion into new markets outside the United States and manages the International operations team in the United Kingdom.

Haas is a business development veteran with more than twelve years’ experience opening markets for new gaming products around the world. Before joining DraftKings, he worked in international gaming where he gained extensive knowledge in international business development, commercial law, regulatory compliance, game design and public affairs efforts around the world. He led award-winning online and mobile product innovation teams and oversaw live games operations in more than 40 jurisdictions.

Haas previously managed the Discovery Channel’s Interactive Group in Canada and worked as an independent consultant for numerous technology, financial, media, and gaming companies.

Haas resides in London, England with his wife and children.

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Alessandro Fried

Alessandro Fried is the chairman of BtoBet. Being an entrepreneur, he designed, developed and launched many successful products in the international market. He was instrumental to create the first search engines for the Italian market, having immediate success.
Due to his expertise in iGaming, Alessandro saw the birth of the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), obtaining the first European license in remote gaming. This served as a catalyst to expand the iGaming industry in Europe. Alessandro is widely recognized as a visionary in the iGaming sector and he is frequently invited to speak at national and international iGaming forms.

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John Barnes

John Barnes is a former football player of Watford, Liverpool and England national team. In a Liverpool fans’ favourite players poll, Barnes took the fifth place and he was named the best Liverpool’s player of all time by FourFourTwo magazine.

The Anfield’s legend was also involved in football management as head coach of Celtic and manager of Jamaica national team and the English club Tranmere Rovers.

Currently, John is a commentator and pundit for ESPN and SuperSport. He’s also been active in media, both as a host and guest in number of TV shows.

 

Johan Styren

Johan Styren’s main experience comes from the online and mobile gaming industry. He has a wide experience in building and managing the complete sales funnel for online and mobile including marketing, payments and conversion. With over six years mid-high level management experience and two years at C-level management, Johan Styren’s specialities include:

Online Marketing
Business Development
Mobile
Payments
Betting and Casino
Telecommunications

LeoVegas has quickly come to be market leader in mobile casino for the Swedish market and is now expanding across Europe. There are currently more than 20 employees and growing fast.

As CEO of LeoVegas, Johan Styren’s mission is to create and increase growth in line with aggressive targets set up by the board. This includes managing and overseeing all parts of the business including marketing, business development, customer support, VIP management, customer loyalty and fraud management.

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Dr Joseph Borg

Dr. Joseph F. Borg is an advocate, acting currently a Senior Advisor to WH Partners, practicing mainly on Gaming, Blockchain, Esports, Corporate, IT, Telecoms and Intellectual Property Law. He also lectures Gaming Law at the University of Malta. Joe occupied the role of Secretary General of the Malta IT Law Association (MITLA) for over 3 years and is currently the Vice-President and Co-Founder of Bitmalta, which is a non-profit organisation with a mission to promoting and stimulating discussion about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies in Malta. Before joining WH Partners he occupied the post of Chief Regulatory Officer of the Lotteries and Gaming Authority – Malta. Joe was also an elected Member on the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR), a position which he held throughout 2012. He had originally joined the Authority in March 2007 as Director Legal and Enforcement and has occupied this position for almost 4 years. Before joining the Authority, Joseph, acted as a Legal Counsel to Vodafone Malta Limited for three years.

Joseph was conferred with an LL.M. in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow), with Distinction. Earlier, he was awarded the LL.D. from the University of Malta, after writing and successfully defending a thesis entitled, ‘Protection of Trademarks Against Domain Names’. In November 2000, Joseph graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Legal and Humanistic Studies. Joseph went on an Erasmus Exchange in 2002 at the Facolta di Giurisprudenza of the Universita’ degli Studi di Bologna. In 2009 he completed a Regulator Development Program organized by the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV). In 2012 he was awarded a certificate in Casino Management by the UNLV.

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Gérard El-Allaf

Gérard El Allaf combines technical know-how from his studies of civil engineer and business skills from his studies at Solvay Business School.

In 2009, he has been elected “Entrepreneur of the year” in Wallonia for having created in 2003 ProduWeb SA, a group active in e-marketing and television advertising.

After 10 years of experience in the internet and marketing sector, his career evolved towards the gaming industry in 2010 with the creation of ProduWeb Gaming (today named GAMING1), a joint venture with Circus Group, the main casino and gambling hall operator in Belgium.

He took part to the launch and growth of www.circus.be, today the most important online casino and sportsbetting platform in Belgium.

As International Development Director of GAMING1, his role is to develop partnerships with landbased casinos and gaming operators willing to develop their business online.

GAMING1 can provide them with a set of usefull tools to achieve this goal, including:

– Technology : online casino & sports betting platform
– Games : with international games and tailor made games adapted to local markets
– Consulting : online casino strategy advisory, support regarding the requests of regulators
– Marketing : deep experience in online casino marketing

Simon Planzer

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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 work with the legal service of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and the EFTA Court, Simon Planzer has a strong background in EU and EEA law as well as the agreements between the EU and Switzerland. He practises in English, German and French. Simon wrote his PhD on the regulation of gaming in the European Internal Market; he is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and the International Association of Gaming Advisors. Simon did studies and research inter alia at the universities of Harvard, College of Europe, St.Gallen and the European University Institute.

 

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Nikkos J. Frangos

An incurable visionary, Nikkos J. Frangos is an entrepreneur and investor. His investment activities range from the fields of renewable energy, environmental protection, betting and shipping to the IT industry, where he has funded and is continuing to advise more than 18 companies in the sector. With a strong experience and track record in setting up funds, fund-raising and fund management, Nikkos is a partner and co-founder of numerous companies, supporting entrepreneurship and startup ideas.