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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.
Founder of Bluesea Gaming, entrepreneurial, hands-on, and goal-oriented individual, with a knack for deal-making. Problem solver, and comfortable in complex business scenarios.
Alexandre Dreyfus is the CEO and owner of the privately held Mediarex Sports & Entertainment which, in 2012, acquired the GlobalPokerIndex (GPI) and in 2013 TheHendonMob.com. With these acquisitions, the company became a leading digital hub for the poker industry with more than 4 million poker players per year making use of our services. It owns and operates the 12 year old largest live poker database with more than 270,000 events covered and 450,000 player profiles.
Alexandre runs the Global Poker League (GPL) a new sport property with 400 hours of broadcast distributed by Twitch.tv, USA Today, Sina.com.cn and a few other digital outlets. GPL is a single-league entity with 12 franchises (New York Rounders, Hong Kong Stars, Las Vegas Moneymakers, etc.), contracting 72 of the best poker players in the world ($350mm of winnings) in a 20 week season, with a live final @ Wembley Arena in London.
Director & Co-founder
Chairwoman & CEO
Andrew is the Co-founder of Beatdapp. Previously, Andrew helped launch and promote multiple top 10 (iTunes & Billboard chart) musicians, major brands, and successful web properties. Andrew has served as an executive at various global technology companies including Head of Growth at EasyMarkit and CMO at Spinlister.
As Umnai’s Chief Executive Officer, Angelo is responsible for leading the company’s commercial, product and technology strategy. Umnai was founded as an innovative AI focused solutions provider that is creating new AI technology that can explain itself and its decisions while helping to assist people rather than replacing them, with an emphasis on achieving a positive social impact.Angelo has published over 23 scientific publications in Europe and the US and has over twenty years of experience in various executive positions in technology, entertainment and fintech companies. Angelo has also represented Malta in various international events and one of his first international achievements was to win a bronze medal at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in 1995. As a serial entrepreneur, Angelo was involved in four IPOs and invested in more than 40 successful companies. This long track record was recognised in 2014, when he was awarded with Malta’s Top Entrepreneur of the Year award. Angelo’s profile is a realization of the mantra he works by ‘To create scaleable, repeatable technology businesses that lead by innovation’.
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.