SiGMA 'MANILA' Edition Speakers
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.
Inside Asian Gaming
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.
Max Krupyshev is in Bitcoin since 2013. He is a founder of Satoshi Square and Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine. Being a member of the Blockchain Working Group, the organization lobbying crypto in governments of different countries, he also participates in the annual Europol Cryptocurrency Conference. Having a vast experience in working with Cex.io and Ghash.io now Mr. Krupyshev leads the world’s most prosperous cryptocurrency payment service – Cryptoprocessing.com.
Norman’s involvement with blockchain led him to organize Mitoshi CryptoLotto (www.mitoshi.io) in 2017 with the adoption of this technology to online lottery & smart contract based games. He later joined Lucky.io, a blockchain based online casino this May 2019 , and spearheaded its online marketing & community management initiatives.