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Chief Executive Officer
Scott has been a pioneer in the esports wagering industry since its inception, presenting at keynotes, panels, and seminars at betting conferences around the world. In 2012, he co-founded Tedbets.com, an award winning peer-to-peer wagering platform (2014 ‘Game to Watch’ – ICE). As CEO of Askott Entertainment, Scott has successfully secured and controlled multiple gaming licences in several jurisdictions. He is a designated accountant with 20+ years of operational experience.
A Chartered Accountant by trade, Darius has been involved in the sports betting industry since 2009. Darius previously founded and/or led successful businesses in digital, data analytics and consumer internet. Darius has extensive experience managing start-ups, raising capital, developing overall vision and business framework. Darius is currently the CEO of FansUnite Entertainment Inc and was recently named Canada’s Next 150 Top Entrepreneurs by the TMX Group.
Chief Technical Officer
Jeremy is a Co-Founder of Askott Entertainment. A veteran CTO, product owner and proven solutions architect who has continuously strived for growth and learning. He brings over 25 years of experience in leadership, systems architecture, software & product development and process improvement to Askott. Jeremy has held leaderships and senior roles at both large multinational organizations and successful startups including Lockheed Martin, Cable & Wireless, CBS and MetroLyrics.
Chief Operating Office
After managing a corporate banking technology portfolio at Scotia Capital, Ian served as COO of Yummy Interactive, a Vancouver-based developer and aggregator of solutions for the secure deployment of PC games. In 2007, he was one of the co-founders of MMX Software, the backbone of one of the world’s leading online poker networks. In 2012, Ian became the CEO at Jetpack Interactive, building long-term relationships with EA, Amazon, and Sony. Ian joined Askott in 2019 to bolster the management team and help position the company for growth. He holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia.
Chief Financial Officer
Graeme is a Chartered Accountant and Masters of Professional Accounting. He has experience transforming and scaling finance departments to full-cycle accounting, financial analysis, financial reporting, and internal controls. Graeme is a business- oriented financial partner to the CEO, providing leadership and strategic guidance to translate corporate vision into business success. At his previous position, he was instrumental in scaling the company to 3x revenues and a 300% growth in headcount.
Head of Growth
Saxon has over 25 years’ experience in the gaming and marketing industry, and has served as an online gambling executive for the last 14 of those years where he has worked on consumer hardware/software, enterprise software, infrastructure, product strategy and delivery. Saxon brings diverse experience to the team, having worked and lived in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America and having worked with global gaming brands.
Harish has extensive experience in the gaming industry, highlighted by his previous role as President of Paddy Power Betfair Asia, one of the largest gaming companies in the world. In addition, Harish has served as a key consultant to numerous gaming industry leaders expanding their global operations through B2B partnerships with regulated and state owned operators in Asia, establishing government relationships, and attracting licensed B2C operators. As a specialist in strategic M&A, he structured, advised, and facilitated the global strategy and direction on numerous M&A transactions in the online gaming market.
Chris is a Managing Partner at the Sports Gaming Investment Fund and Partner at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming. He is a nationally-recognized gambling industry expert focused on market and policy forecasting. His insights are regularly cited by lawmakers, analysts, and mainstream media including ESPN, Bloomberg, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Chris has also founded and sold multiple online gambling affiliate networks, including the largest known exit in the regulated U.S. market.
James is a pioneer in the online gaming space holding senior executive roles for the past 20 years. As a founding member of the ParadisePoker.com team, he helped it grow into one of the top 3 poker sites in the world. He oversaw the acquisition of Paradise to Sportingbet in 2005 and remained with them as a Managing Director focused on emerging markets. James is currently the CEO of a social casino games developer.