FEATURED SPEAKERS

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Conor O'Donovan
Head of Parimatch Africa, Parimatch International

Commercially driven Gambling Consultant with extensive Go-to-Market and Market Entry expertise iin SportsBetting & lotteries across Africa.

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Devon Dalbock
General Manager, GLI Africa

Mr. Devon Dalbock joined GLI Africa in 2016 as General Manager where he is responsible for the operations of GLI's African test laboratory as well as working with clients and regulators across the continent. Mr. Dalbock has over 30 years of business development and management-level experience with organizations ranging from entrepreneurial ventures to multi-national companies, the past 10 years of which have been in the gaming industry. He has held various management roles during his professional career, including Account Manager, Business Unit Manager, Sales Director, Country Manager and Chief Executive Officer. He holds an MBA from Milpark Business School.

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Dolan Beuthin
CEO | Co-Founder, BetMonsta

As an owner/CEO/developer, I understand management, marketing and best business practices. I have a wide understanding of the synergy required in our industry in order to merge online, retail & software assets. I have been hands-on throughout the entire process of design, development and implementation of extremely specialised Africa centric software. I am presently CEO and co-founder of BetMonsta. I was the co-founder of BestBest360 and PlayKwik, being an aggregation of various African sports betting businesses.
I have had expansive dealings assisting tax authorities in understanding the tax and regulatory issues regarding the modus operandi of the iGaming Industry.


I understand the complexities of launching betting products in emerging markets and have the first-hand experience in navigating complex financial and regulatory requirements and logistical challenges to create a successful business.


I have invaluable insight into working in various cultures beyond the borders of South Africa. I understand the intricacies of local strategy and execution. This has allowed me to create a network of valuable contacts.
I have been licensed with multiple Gambling Boards in regulated jurisdictions. At present my most exciting venture is as co-developer and co-founder of BetMonsta.

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Edwin Tarus
Director Strategic & Business Development, TABRO Solutions

Professional commercialised Gaming and Financial consultant who is highly tactical and able to design and execute new profit-yielding products in the gaming and lottery businesses with an amazing track record in Operations Management, Marketing, Financial Management, Strategic & Product Development, and lastly Customer Experience success.

I have a rich background in Sports betting, Retail Shop, Number Games and lotteries in Africa, online gaming experience – mobile (mobile money integration, network knowledge, USSD, and Web), SACCOS and Banking Industry, information systems and Content Service Provider (CSP) through mobile Telcos networks. 
 
Possessing glorious customer acquisition and retention techniques and extremely fortunate in serving to outline company direction, achieving goals, optimising business, and Marketing strategies. Interest in iGaming, Fintech and Financial Services, and Agribusiness.

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Garron Whitesman
Owner, Whitesmans Attorneys

Garron Whitesman is the Owner at Whitesman Attorneys. Garron has accomplished many monumental achievements during his career. He was admitted as Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1996, is an active member of the Cape Law Society, the Cape Law Society Cyberlaw Committee, International Masters of Gaming Law, and a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law International Membership & Interactive Gaming Committees. As well as being a member of the most prestigious legal committees worldwide, Whitesman Attorneys was ranked band 1 Gambling and Gaming 2008-2013 by Chambers Global, received the 2010 South African Gaming Law Firm of the Year Award at the Global Law Experts Awards and the Global Award for Gaming Law Firm of the Year in South Africa by Corporate Intl Magazine 2011.

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John Wright
Head of New Business Development, Integral Sports Management Limited

John Wright is a Business Owner. Previously he was a Senior Compiler/Trader, with 30years experience across all sports in the bookmaking arena. Highly tactical and able to develop and execute innovative profit generating sales and product development. Internationally experienced, with a high level of territorial and cultural awareness and the ability to build, manage and develop remote, multi-disciplinary teams across the world.

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Keith Hathaway
Founder & CEO, Af Gam Elite

Af Gam Elite was formed in 2019 by Founder & CEO, Keith Hathaway with the aim of being Africa’s first full-service consultancy, with a sole focus on all areas of the gambling industry in Africa.

Every member of the team has vast experience in not just the Online Gambling sphere, but also retail and brick and mortar casino operations. The whole team at Af Gam Elite has extensive experience within and are specialists in African markets.

So maybe you need some research or a feasibility report to see if Africa is right for your company? Do you need some help with Marketing, of any kind? Do you need some Project Management help? You want to work on Business Development in Africa and need someone with contacts or who is on the ground? Help Recruiting or Headhunting your own African Dream Team?

These are just some of the ways Af Gam Elite can help you, as African’s true full-service Online Gambling Consulatncy.

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Martin Sack
Director, Brainstorm Online (Pty) Ltd

Martin Sack. A technology enthusiast with over many years of experience in global online marketing. Martin Sack has worked both in senior management and consulting roles to various groups in the online gaming industry. With an extensive IT background Martin moved into online poker, in which he managed a well-received poker brand from start-up to exit. He then moved into online casinos, where he was the head of marketing for a group that had multiple global brands. Following a successful stint as General Manager: Sport betting at Sunbet, Martin became the Group Manager: Online Business Development Manager for Sun International. Martin is currently the Director at Brainstorm Online (Pty) Ltd.

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William Scott
Director, Warrenside Limited

Over 18 years of experience in the Gaming Industry. A track record of building and developing businesses in over 20 countries. Overseen the profitable deployment of significant capital in M&A, JVs and organic corporate start-ups.

Extensive experience in Strategy, M&A, Corporate Finance, Business Development and Commercial Operations.

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Zu Tohtayeva
CEO,  SteelRose Legal Ltd

Zu Tohtayeva is the CEO at SteelRose Legal Ltd. SteelRose provides a range of corporate and commercial legal services, both domestically and internationally, with a particular focus on technology.

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