SiGMA 'MANILA' Edition Speakers
CSO - GAMESOURCE
Albert leads Alphaslot’s product development and business strategy as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). With over 10 years of experience in the global gaming industry and over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, operations, and manufacturing. Albert has received special recognition from a selected panel of judges at the Asia Gaming Awards 2016, as one of eight young industry executive and leader with the potential to shape the gaming industry going forward. In 2018, Albert was nominated as one of the best industry rising stars at the G2E Asia Awards.
Albert has recently been appointed as the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of International Alliance Systems (IAS)/GameSource, a Macau based innovative cloud-based gaming technology solutions company. Albert had served as Global Operations Manager for Aruze Gaming, a top-five global technology company in designing, developing and manufacturing gaming devices for casino markets worldwide.
Chairman - Korea eSports Industry Association (Singapore Chapter)
Anndy Lian is an all-rounded business strategist with more than 15 years of experience in Asia. He has provided advisory across a variety of industries for local, international and public listed companies. He currently plays a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region. He advises the Secretariat on the latest concepts and applications of blockchain technologies in cybersecurity and IoT network data integrity across smart factories and upskills the Secretariat staff in blockchain technologies as applicable to productivity. APO members include Bangladesh, Cambodia, Republic of China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.
As VP R&D @ Tomobox Israel, Baruchi is responsible for the development and delivery of the company’s AI based platform. Baruchi brings to Tomobox over 14 years of experience in developing ML, Data analysis, and NLU based systems of both text and voice, and a 25 years experience in coding.
A former Sports Journalist
A former sports journalist in Sydney, Australia, Ben has been Managing Editor of Inside Asian Gaming since early 2016. He played a leading role in developing and launching IAG Breakfast Briefing in April 2017 and oversees as well as being a key contributor to all of IAG’s editorial pursuits.
CEO - Proto
Curtis leads Proto.cx, the market leader in AI Customer Experience (AICX) for multilingual contact centers. Proto boosts customer lifetime value and automation rates across enterprises in emerging markets with novel Natural Language Processing solutions.
CEO - Quanta Group
In 2017 Harmen formed the Global Chain as a vehicle to establish equity projects. its ventures include Dynamic Partners, an Asia-based consultancy providing core services to GC & 3rd party equity projects, Quanta, that will see QuantaPay launched in Africa managing via lotteries a full ecosystem. D-Tech, a Hong Kong-based game Asian game studio, amongst others.
Co-Founder & CEO
Harry is Co-Founder at beBettor; The Gambling Affordability Network which helps gambling companies understand how much their customers can afford to gamble. In founding the company, Harry has become an expert in all things affordability; how it applies to an operators obligations of social responsibility, anti-money laundering and customer interaction
Lloyd Purser, COO of FunFair Technologies has been working in Igaming for over 15 years, leading marketing for B2C brands like Betclic, Expekt & Mecca Bingo and running commercial teams Scientific Games Digital. Lloyd’s most recent role at FunFair focuses on bringing the benefits of blockchain to gaming across both B2B commercial and B2C marketing and operations.
Asia Pacific Director
With over 20 years in the industry and 15 of those years in Asia, Michael is one of the most experienced sportsbetting & lottery operators in the region. He is currently responsible for developing GVC’s interests in Asia and has held various senior management positions within the Group since joining Ladbrokes in 1996.