Robert DowlingChief Commercial Officer at Singular
Zoltán TűndikCo-Founder at HIPTHER Agency
Lazar MiučinVP of Strategic Partnerships at NSoft
Domenico MazzolaCommercial Director at Altenar
Emily HelmerHead of Compliance and E-Merchant Services at Tal Ron, Drihem & Co.
Tal Itzhak RonChairman & CEO at Tal Ron, Drihem & Co.
Marius GaldikasChief Executive Officer at ConnectPay
Ariel ReemCEO at Genesis Global
Tsachi MaimonCEO Aspire Global
Ondrej LapidesCEO at Tom Horn Gaming
Rūta GiedrienėCompliance and Regulatory Officer at the Gaming Control Authority of Lithuania
Gustaf HoffstedtSecretary-General at the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling
Karolis GogaitisGeneral Manager at CBet.lt
Kaido UlejevCommercial Director CEECA at Betsson Group
Nadiya AttardDirector of Sales at Relax Gaming
Morten RondeCEO at Danish Online Gambling Association and Managing Partner at Nordic Gambling
Dainis NiedraManaging Director Central & Eastern Europe at Enlabs
Sören MeiusEstonian Ministry of Finance
Signe BirneDirector of Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection of the Republic of Latvia
Robert Dowling is the Chief Commercial Officer at Singular, an established iGaming software supplier focusing on bespoke solutions in all verticals, including outstanding Platform, Sportsbook, Casino Games, Live Dealer, and Payment solutions. Singular’s differentiating factor is their tailored approach. They address each requirement, each client in a bespoke, boutique fashion. There is no one-size-fits-all. The modular architecture enables a personalized experience and generates added value for each operator.
Robert has more than 10 years of experience in the iGaming industry. He started his career as a consultant aiming to deliver excellence to customers in gaming and the payment industries. He has driven significant business growth and market share for the companies he has been engaged with. Dowling has a deep understanding of the iGaming industry and knowledge to create cohesion among marketing, sales, product development, and customer service to bring value for the company and build strong relationships with the clients.
Zoltán is a self-taught online publisher and events organizer who has developed several brands and services that have increased the notoriety of his company within a multi-billion euro industry.
Among the developed brands and services you can find online news portals, a tri-annually printed magazine, an online radio and regulatory briefing conferences that are annually organized in Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Riga, Tallin, Milan, Athens, Vilnius, and Ljubljana. Additionally, the virtual events portfolio covers 3 continents.
All the events organized by his company also focus on bringing a wealth of information about the latest innovation in several industries such as Entertainment, Technology, Gaming and Gambling, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Quantum Technology, Legal Cannabis, Health and Lifestyle, VR/AR, eSports and many more.
I have been working within the industry for 11 years already. I have started from being System Administrator and went through all high-level positions during my gambling & casinos career. During my career, I was mostly responsible for operations and product development with extreme passion, drive, and vision that I have for igaming industry. On top of all, I am a mobile-oriented and addicted person.
Experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working within the gambling industry. Skilled in negotiation, strong operations professional and results-focused executive. During my 11 years of experience in a number of senior positions. These positions were covering areas such as Business Development, Operations, and Development from B2C and B2B levels.
iGaming industry is with one word just life, way to live. It is super dynamic, fast, and technology-oriented. In this industry there are no boundaries, it is full of networking and it is multicultural which allows you to gain a different perspective offering valuable insights, so you can adjust your product and company while you are entering specific markets.
Domenico Mazzola is Commercial Director of Altenar, a leading sports betting software provider based in Malta. Altenar works collaboratively with licensed operators, combining proven stability with a flexible and personalized service to offer clients the highest quality online sportsbook solutions.
With a strong background in sales strategy and software development combined with rich experience working across international and European markets, Domenico is an expert in developing successful commercial strategies and establishing and maintaining long-term business relationships.
Domenico previously held the position of Head of Sales at iGamingPlatform.com, where he was responsible for developing and executing strategic plans to achieve and maximize sales targets, solidifying the company’s reputation as a leading gaming solutions provider. Prior to this, Domenico worked as Account Manager at World Match Ltd, spearheading the company’s successful long and short-term sales strategies. Domenico’s professional background also includes over eight years of working as a software developer, honing his technical expertise.
A highly recognized industry figure, Domenico’s in-depth experience in both the business and technical side of the gaming industry places him in the unique position of being able to advise clients on all aspects of their gambling operations, taking into account their wider business objectives.
Ms. Emily Helmer, Head of Compliance and e-Merchant Services, moved alone to Israel from the USA to pursue her dream of establishing a career in the legal, compliance and payment aspects of digital marketing and online projects. So far she has worked with some of the best known digital marketing agencies before joining the award-winning team of Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., Law Firm.
Advocate and Notary Tal Itzhak Ron, Chairman & CEO at Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., Law Firm
Tal holds an LL.B (Law and Computer Science), BSc (Computer Science and Mathematics) and MSc (Computer Science); Master of Financial and Gaming Law; an online gaming, digital entertainment, EdTech and financial technology veteran working with the biggest names in the online industry since 2003. As the Chairman and CEO of Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., the award winning technology law firm which he founded in the early 2000’s, he became the first Israeli lawyer to practice these areas of law exclusively and one of the best known names on the international market.
Business and Technology executive with 15+ years of proven track record in developing digital products and technologies. Proficient at delivering highly scalable and reliable systems and platforms for 24×7 businesses. Well versed in digital technology, architecture, business, and engineering frameworks as well as organizational development.
Mr Ariel Reem, the CEO & Co-Founder of Genesis Global Limited, comes with a 2nd Degree in Statistics & Mathematics. He has worked in the industry for 12 years, establishing Genesis Global Limited in 2014 where he was appointed CEO from the very first day. Formely served in senior roles in veteran UK-Gibraltar Operator Mansion Group. He has a broad knowledge of online and offline customer relations strategies and is passionate about business development of marketing strategies. Mr Reem is an entrepreneur who loves to build things up from scratch.
Tsachi Maimon has been prevalent in the iGaming industry since 2008, having previously worked at Playtech before joining Aspire Global as a board member and CEO in 2013.
Bringing with him a wealth of industry knowledge, Tsachi has played a key role in the major developments the company has seen. Some of these include listing the company on the Nasdaq stock exchange, as well as the acquisition of games aggregator Pariplay and sportsbook supplier BtoBet. His leadership largely contributed to Aspire Global’s solid positioning as one of today’s most prominent iGaming B2B suppliers.
Tsachi holds an M.A in Business Studies from the College of Management (COMAS) in Israel and is an all-round sports fan with a penchant for tennis.
Rūta Giedrienė is the Compliance and Regulatory Officer at the Gaming Control Authority of Lithuania and works for Lithuanian Government for more than 10 years. During the last 4 years, Rūta has been specializing in the AML/CFT field.
She has a Master’s degree in Finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration. After finalizing her studies, Rūta was appointed as a lecturer at the Economics and Finance Faculty (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania).
Between 2017 and 2018, Rūta received an International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering issued by the International Compliance Association, Alliance Manchester Business School.
Since 2014, she became a member of a Working Group for the Prevention of ML/TF and works closely with different stakeholders such as Lithuanian FIU, Bank of Lithuania, State Security Department, Ministry of Justice, Law Enforcement Authorities, etc. to ensure that Lithuania meets the EU requirements in combatting ML/TF.
In 2018, Rūta became one of Lithuania’s Delegation member to lead the country through the MONEYVAL 5th Round Evaluation. It was intense and constant work with the assessors and lasted more than a year. The Report was adopted at the FATF Plenary December 2018 in Strasbourg France.
Gustaf Hoffstedt is the Secretary-General of BOS, the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling since January 2015. Among the association’s members are all major operators and suppliers that operate with a license inside the European Union, but outside of Sweden. Prior to joining BOS, Gustaf served as a Member of the Swedish Parliament for the Moderate party, and as vice mayor and chairman of the Social board in his constituency Gotland before that.
Gustaf has fought for the abolition of the Swedish gambling monopoly and the implementation of a licensing system for more than a decade. He is pleased to see that things currently appear to be moving in the right direction.
Gustaf resides in Uppsala with his wife Caroline, who serves as vice mayor in the municipality for the Social Democratic party – the traditional rival of Gustaf’s own party. In their leisure time, they enjoy hiking in the mountains of northern Scandinavia.
Karolis Gogaitis is an experienced gambling expert with a result-driven approach that allows creating additional value to B2C/B2B business. Karolis was nominated as one of the best In-House Counsels/Legal consultants in this field (GamblingCompliance Global Regulatory Awards 2018).
At the moment Karolis works as a general manager at CBet and is driving one of the top-performing B2C online gambling platforms in Lithuania by taking care of all business activities.
Karolis is also advising the National Gambling and Gaming Business Association on various regulatory initiatives that take place in the Lithuanian gambling industry.
CBet is a betting portal managed by Tete-a-Tete, UAB casino, and its betting offers to include thousands of sports events that happen every day around the world and even more different betting outcomes.
Karolis has many skills and his experience is very extensive. He is also AML and Data Protection Officer at one of the leading land-based and online gambling company in Lithuania
Nadiya Attard is Director of Sales at Relax Gaming and has well over 13 years of experience in B2B and B2C, entering the gambling industry via land-based bookmaker Pari Match while juggling studies in programming.
She continued her career at Betfair and later at NetEnt. Nadiya holds a Masters degree in Programming, thus fully understands the commitment of Relax Gaming as a leading supplier of the gambling industry.
Morten Ronde has 20 years of experience from working in the gambling industry.
His background is in gambling regulation. He started his career in the Danish State Lottery and worked later 12 years as legal counsel for the Danish Gambling Authority. During his time as a regulator, he drafted the Danish online gambling reform that allowed for open licensing of betting and online casino operators in Denmark. The Danish gambling model is still considered one of the best gambling regimes in the world and has inspired many countries to adopt similar regulations.
Morten received the ”European Regulator of the Year Award” in 2010 from the International Masters of Gaming Law.
Since 2012 Morten has been working in the private sector of the gambling industry and has been advising clients in all sectors of the industry on regulatory affairs issues.
Morten acts as CEO of the Danish Online Gambling Association (DOGA), a trade association for online gambling operators in Denmark and as Director of Education and Association Development of the International Masters of Gaming (IMGL), the pre-eminent global gambling law network.
15 years of international experience in the B2C gambling/gaming in Baltics and CIS countries. Now is a Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe for the Baltics’ biggest online gaming operator Enlabs.
Sören Meius has been working for the Estonian Ministry of Finance for 15 years, drafting laws and regulations and being in charge of the policy development in the gambling and AML/CFT areas.
While she was the leading lawyer responsible for the drafting and implementation of Estonian Gambling Act (2008), her current role is more focussed on the AML/CFT issues, having drafted also the Estonian Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act (both 2007 and 2017 versions) and chairing the EU council working group that concluded the agreement on AMLD 5 during Estonian Presidency of the EU in 2017.
Since 1993, Mrs.Birne has worked as Director of Securities department and Financial Market Policy department of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia.
With the establishing of Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection in 1998, Mrs.Birne starts her career as Director of Inspection.
Mrs.Birne has been graduated from the University of Latvia, Finance and trade faculty – Master’s Degree in Economics and in 2001 she earned the Master’s degree in Social science.
Signe Birne has an in-depth understanding of organizational practice and theory as well as experience within the regulation of the Latvian gaming market – land-based and online, illegal online gambling and payment blocking.
Signe Birne is very active with her country point of view on developments of gaming business all around Europe since 2001 till 2009 she held a position as a member of the Executive Board of GREF, Gaming Regulators European Forum, and 2009 – 2012 she was a Chairman of the Executive Board of GREF.
Since 2012 Mrs.Birne participated as the Latvian representative in the European Commission’s Expert Group on Gambling Services, which provides the Commission with advice and expertise in relation to the preparation of policy initiatives and facilitates the exchange of regulatory experience and good practices between EU and the EEA Member States.