Co-founder Super Afiliados
Alessandro Valente is co-founder of Super Afiliados and an igaming marketing specialist, who has been active in the sector for over a decade. He has acted as consultant to large companies in the industry such as Betsson, Gamesys, Tempobet and Frank&Fred.
Alongside other activities, Alessandro is an investor and board member in several companies in Brazil, including Pipa Games, Esportes Online and Super Afiliados.
Currently, he is a consultant for companies looking to expand their operations in the Latin America region, and speaks at many of the industry’s leading events.
Chief Executive Officer of Maranhão Partnerships -MAPA
Antônio Nunes graduated in Law from UFMA (1993). He holds a Masters in Public Law from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2002). Current CEO of Maranhão Partnerships-MAPA S/A. Lawyer in the Labor Area. Professor at the Law Department at the Federal University of Maranhão. Licensed Professor at the University Ceuma. Former Director General of DETRAN/MA, Former Secretary of State for the Government of Maranhão, Former President GASMAR.
Partner lawyer at BFA
Advogado sócio e fundador do escritório Brasil Fernandes Advogados. Capacitado em Negócios Internacionais e membro efetivo do IAB e da comissão especial de direito dos jogos da OAB Federal. Autor do livro Direito das Loterias no Brasil - Conceitos e Aspectos Jurídicos
CMO at Pay4Fun
CMO at Pay4Fun and Co-Founder of Control F5 Marketing Digital. He has more than 24 years of experience in the field of Marketing, working in advertising agencies and technology companies. With 10 years of experience in the Gaming field, he was a product and affiliate manager at a major operator.
CEO & Co-Founder, Pay4Fun
CEO and Co-Founder of Pay4Fun, Leonardo Baptista participated in the development of the first project of a Bingo on the Internet in Brazil, in 2003. With more than 15 years of experience in the Gaming area, he has in his baggage the entire operation and growth of the ApostouGanhou brand. / Betmotion as former COO of Vision Media Services and e-Lace Media Services. Today he is completely focused on transforming Pay4Fun into the largest entertainment payment method in Brazil, involved in the commercial / new alliances, operational and strategic areas of the company!
SECAP Undersecretary of Prizes and Sweepstakes
Undersecretary of prizes and sweepstakes at SECAP. Graduated in law, certified in essentials of Gaming Law & regulation course, from the University of Las Vegas - unlv, and strategic perspectives in the Gaming industry, from the university of nevada, is a member of the international association of gaming regulators.
Regional Director - Brazil and Latin America at Hero Gaming
Brazilian, executive in the online betting sector with over 12 years of experience. He has launched online betting sites in several countries such as: Mexico, Argentina and Portugal. Career mentor and international speaker, having participated as a speaker at several industry events.
International Igaming consultant
International Igaming consultant
Support manager Poker in Venice 2008-2009
Affiliate manager Poker in Venice 2009-2010
Account Manager Poker in Venice 2010 -2011
Country Manager Poker in venice 2011- 2011
Brazilian country manager 4club poker 2010-2011
Sales director ITechnogaming Malta 2012-2013
Country Manager Itecnhogaming Brazil 2013
Partnership Betconstruct (betmais 2014-2015; loungebet.com 2015-2016;
International Igaming Speaker 2018-2020.
Vice President LATAM at Pragmatic Play
Victor Arias is a leading iGaming expert, who is greatly admired within the industry owing to 20 years’ B2C and B2B experience. His key areas of expertise include Online Poker, Online Casino, Live Casino, Sports betting and Bingo.
His Vice President role for the Latam division of leading technology provider Pragmatic Play has nurtured an unrivalled knowledge of the LATAM iGaming market. This experience has enabled Mr Arias to feature as a guest speaker at many of the world’s most respected iGaming events.
Chief Executive Officer at Salsa Technology
Graduated in International Business & Marketing, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, started in the gaming market in 1993 when he assumed the position of Managing Director for Brazil at CIRSA and then in 1995, at IGT, where he stayed untill; 2000, when he founded LAG Consultants, a consulting company that was the basis of Salsa Technology's DNA, a company that the executive leads from his base in Portugal. Peter Nolte was named one of the five most talented, innovative and inspiring executives in the iGaming industry in the Gaming Intelligence Hot 50 2021 ranking.
Chief Legal Advisor of LOTERJ
Current Chief Legal Advisor of the State of Rio de Janeiro Lottery – LOTERJ (since 2014). Lawyer (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ) and Master in Political Science - Economic Regulation (Fluminense Federal University - UFF).
Collaborator and Instructor of Business Law, Strategy and Negotiation courses at the Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives – IBEF (since 2005); Coordinator and Instructor of the Mergers and Acquisitions course – legal and economic aspects – Fundação MUDES (2003/2005);
Professor of Tax Law at Universidade Santa Úrsula (2004/2005); Professor of the Economic Law module of the MBA in Public Law at Escola Superior de Advocacia – ESA (2004/2005); and author of articles on Lotteries and Regulation.
Professional poker player
professional poker player
Trainer in business administration, with two postgraduate degrees latu senso, finance and an MBA in banking
Former bank manager
Professional player since 2005
- Brazilian individual and team poker champion
- WSOP World Finalist
- Online World Champion WCOOP
Natalia Nogues, Brazilian, I am 35 years old. I have a degree in Graphic and Web Design from the ORT University in Montevideo and I am currently studying an Executive MBA in Strategic and Economic Business Management from the FGV University of São Paulo. I have 12 years of experience in Online Gaming at LATAM, specifically with a focus on Brazil. I dedicated myself to knowing, learning and studying the Brazilian betting market in depth. I have worked with different operators over the years, I have offered consulting services in this area, helping companies to enter, operate and expand in the Brazilian market and currently I have joined as an Investor Partner of Control+F5 that offers 360 solutions for companies that want to start in the industry of games in Brazil.
Founding partner of FYMSA Advogados
Founding partner of FYMSA Advogados, where he leads the Technology and Games Area.
Maia was recognized as the best gaming lawyer in Brazil in 2019, 2020 and 2021 by CorporateINTL and GlobalLawExperts, and awarded for his performance in the sector by Chambers&Partners and by Who's Who Legal in 2021.
COO, Salsa Technology
With a background in communication, the Italian Alberto Alfieri is a senior executive with over 12 years of experience in the online betting and gaming industry. He has held key roles at some of Europe's leading operators such as bet365, Mr Green, Redebet and Bet.pt. He joined Salsa in early 2021 to turbocharge the company's growth strategy.
CEO - apostaonline.com
Bachelor of Laws College Milton Campos /mg
He has been working with sports betting for 17 years, 15 of which in the affiliation area.
Digital Influencer, Instagram Pedraobet
Head of affiliates - superaffiliates
CEO - bettingonline.com
Vibra Gaming CEO
Entrepreneur and entrepreneur specializing in the gaming industry.
With over 20 years in the software industry, the last 15 in the online gambling industry. He co-founded Leander Games (www.leandergames.com) in 2007 and Vibra Gaming (www.vibragaming.com) in 2018.
Founder of the BetConnections firm
Founder of the firm BetConnections, a B2B company in the Latam markets and recently in Africa.
This company develops and supplies companies in the high performance software sector such as live sports betting and horse racing.
CEO na TacTic Sports & Entretenimento
With almost 2 decades in the advertising market, mostly dedicated to sports, Luiz Fiorese was Head of LiveMKT and Director of New Business at Publicis Group, Marketing Director at São Paulo Futebol Clube and currently leads TacTic Sports
LATAM Regional Manager at Skillrock Technologies
Engineer with a post in Business Administration (USP). 22 years of experience in IT projects, the last 5 with Gaming and Lotteries. LATAM Regional Manager at Skilrock, a leader in lottery systems in emerging markets. Present at major events such as CIBELAE Congresses, World Lottery Summit (WLS) and ICE.
MBA in Cybersecurity
Graduated in Computer Engineering with an MBA in Cybersecurity from FIAP with 16 years of experience in technology and cyber security working in transversal projects with Latin, Central America and Europe in large Insurance, Card Payments, Telecom, Bioenergy & Agro companies.
Founder of Zitro
Zitro was founded in 2007 and with its creation a new chapter in the global gaming industry was opened. Johnny Ortiz, founder of Zitro, spread his knowledge and ideas to several countries while gradually expanding the company around the world. Starting with video bingo, the company has been able to continually advance and expand its product range.
At the beginning of 2016, Zitro ushered in a new era with the introduction of the first Video-Slot games, its system for individual BET bingo rooms, as well as its commitment to intensify its focus on the online market. All this allows the company to compete and grow in other market segments, with the vision of becoming a global leader in the gaming industry.
Zitro started its activities in the industry with a strong commitment to innovation, with spectacular and expressive recognition from its customers, as well as from the national and international media. In fact, since its foundation, the company has continuously progressed, sustaining its development by constantly investing in Research, Development and Innovation. This resulted in the profound change that the company brought to the market through its modernization.
Today, Zitro is a world leader in the gaming industry. It has conquered some of the most diverse markets and is recognized as a point of reference in technology, innovation and profitability around the world. Zitro stands out from the competition due to its modernization capacity and the use of cutting-edge technology. Although what really sets Zitro apart from the rest is its team of super talented professionals.
The Zitro team is able to create great ideas and then turn them into great products.
Secretary Ministry of Economy
Economist with a specialization in statistics and a master's degree in economics. She also did her doctorate in economics at the University of Brasília.
– UnB with a doctoral internship at Columbia University (NYC, 2011-2012). He is Secretary for Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery and a former Deputy Special Secretary for Finance, both at the Ministry of Economy. Permanent professor at the Brazilian Institute of Education,
Development and Research (IDP), he was a professor and researcher at the Catholic Universities of Brasília (UCB) and Federal de Goiás (UFG). Former employee of Banco do Brasil with experience in the Risk, Controllership and Strategy and Organization departments.
First place in the Central Bank competition, he was an advisor to three Directors of International Affairs and Corporate Risk Management and to a Director of Regulation. In the federal executive, he was advisor to three Ministers of Finance, Director at the Ministry of Economy and member of Gecex-Camex. He also has experience as a tax advisor to companies in the financial sector and on an audit committee. He has published articles in international journals such as Journal of Development Economics (JDE), Economic Modeling, Economic Systems, among others, as well as national scientific journals.
Among the awards already received are the Febraban Economy Award, the award for the best Selecta ANPEC article and the National Treasury Award (advisor)
Country Manager Brasil at Betcris
Lawyer, with more than 10 years of experience in the world of igaming, advising companies entering the Brazilian market.
Master in Sports Management from the Faculty of Human Motricity of the University of Lisbon, MBA in Sports Management and Marketing from IBMEC and Postgraduate in Football Business from the Johan Cruyff Institute.
Speaker at the main iGaming World Fairs, including SIGMA Americas and ICE London. today is the
Country Manager Brazil at Betcris.
Regional Director, VBET LATAM
Sebastián has +10 years of iGaming experience in Latin America. He is the Latam Regional Director for BetConstruct. He also worked for: WilliamHill, Jackpotjoy, Scientific Games, Betmotion.com, Trillonario.com, PaddyPower.com, Google, among others.
Founder of Grupo Stars, CEO and Founding Partner of EstrelaBet
23 years. Partner and Founder of Grupo Stars, a holding company focused on Gambling and E-sports in Brazil.
CEO and Founding Partner of EstrelaBet, a sports betting site with over 1Million registrations in just 12 months.
Specialist in Digital Marketing.
Federal deputy for Bahia
Bacelar is a federal deputy for Bahia, in his second term, re-elected with almost 150 thousand votes.
He is president of the Tourism Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, where he has worked for the recovery of the sector, promoting meetings, public hearings and articulating with the Ministries of Economy, Tourism and, also, with the Brazilian Federation of Banks, the creation of a package of measures economic measures to save the sector's entrepreneurs.
He is president of the Mixed Parliamentary Front in Defense of the Creation of the Regulatory Framework for Games in Brazil and coordinator of the Games Working Group (PL 442/91). The bill, approved by the special committee in 2016, is ready for a vote in plenary, but the approved text needs updating. The PL creates the Regulatory Framework for Games in Brazil.
In addition, Bacelar presented, together with the members of the commission, a bill that updates the General Tourism Fund (Fungetur). The parliamentarian works for the expansion and updating of credit lines offered by the Federal Government through the National Support Program for Micro and Small Businesses (Pronampe), and is against PL 2337/2, which changes the income tax for companies and individuals.
He is the author of the Moraes Moreira Law (PL 4219/20), which creates emergency aid for carnival and São João workers who were harmed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Leader & Operations
Leader & operations professional with 10+ years in the gaming industry in Latam and one of first person in the Region to develop B2B online gaming business.
Leadership of multi-cultural teams able to get best of each. Results driven to startup companies in the Region.
Cloud Computing Solutions Architect
Gilson Banin is an expert and solutions architect in cloud computing and cybersecurity at Microsoft. He has 22 years of experience in IT projects.
Graduated in Mathematics from UNESP. Author of the book Microsoft Azure - Well Defined Architecture and CCSP certified by ISC2.
BNLData Portal Editor
Journalist specializing in lotteries, games and betting, editor of Portal BNLData, president of Instituto Brasileiro Jogo Legal
– IJL, consultant for the Parliamentary Front of the Regulatory Framework for Games of the Chamber of Deputies and professor of the postgraduate course at Candido Mendes University - UCAM-RJ
Master in Regulation from the University of Brasilia
Master in Law & Technology from the University of California, Berkeley.
Master in Regulation from the University of Brasilia.
Partner in the Technology & Regulation area of ABDALA ADVOGADOS.
President of the OAB/DF Gaming Law Commission
Founder of Hendrich Advogados and ONLINE IPS
Witoldo Hendrich Júnior has a master's degree in Business Administration and is a lawyer.
He has an Extension in Contract Negotiation and Analysis.
Postgraduate in Tax Law, he has taught in numerous postgraduate courses. Currently, he maintains his position in the postgraduate courses of tax law and real estate law at PUC-RJ.
Mr. Hendrich founded and operates Online IPS, a payments company with offices in Rio, Bogotá, Lima, Miami and Los Angeles. He founded a law firm in Rio de Janeiro, currently focused on electronic games and
taxation. He was a member of the OAB's Access to Justice Commission, Advisor to the National School for the Training and Improvement of Magistrates (ENFAM / STJ) and Chief Advisor to COMLURB (Rio de Janeiro).
He was appointed to the Special Commissions on Gambling and Cryptocurrency in the Chamber of Deputies. A frequent speaker at major events related to payment methods and gambling, he founded an association for online gaming operators in Brazil.
Founder of Pipa Games
André Schuartz é um jovem empreendedor serial que criou as iniciativas pioneiras e disruptivas no mercado de jogo no Brasil. Em 2008 criou a Cassinera, empresa já reconhecida nacionalmente que leva jogos de cassino para entreter convidados em eventos, entregando mais de 300 eventos por ano. Em 2011, André fundou a Dealer Pro, primeira escola e único para formação de dealers no país reconhecido pela CBTH (Confederação Brasileira de Poker) e ADTP (Associação de Diretores de Diretores de Poker). Schuartz é fundador e CEO da Pipa Games, primeira no país a criar estúdios de transmissão também empresa com Live Dealers.
Esq. Vice President, GLI
Panamanian attorney with a Master’s in Commercial Law and Public Law. She practiced Law in a prestigious law firm in Panama and was later appointed as Legal Director of the Panama Gaming Control Board. She joined GLI in 2004, developing new gaming jurisdictions throughout the Region while driving GLI’s strategy for regulatory and business development as well as leading GLI ́s service delivery to the region’s operators and suppliers. One of Sierra-Hughes’s main goals is to help regulators in their efforts to improve the regulatory landscape providing valuable advice that will lead to developed their legislation. She is also responsible for all GLI licensing processes as well as the GLI brand in LAC. She holds education certificates from the FBI, UNLV and US Treasury’s OTA. In 2019, Sierra-Hughes received Latin American Gaming Hall of Fame’s prestigious Recognition Award at the 2019 Juegos Miami gaming and was listed in the iGaming Business Magazine ́s 10 Most Influential Women List. In 2020, he was voted Top Leader Lanbase Gaming and iGaming at the Sagse Awards. She is a well- known international speaker, and she is regularly featured in international publications and journals.
Legal executive in large corporations
With more than 25 years of career working as a legal executive in large corporations in the financial system and industry, specialist in the management of relevant legal issues, with an MBA in business law from FGV, Master in Economic Law from Univ. Federal do Paraná and founder of FGo Legal.
Professional Sports Trader
Trader Esportivo Profissional há 09 anos. Advogado há mais de 14 anos. Com mais de 240 mil seguidores e mais de 60 mil pessoas participantes num grupo em Telegram.
Sou hoje um influenciador digital na área de apostas esportivas. Gestor de Novos Negócios da Marjo Sports.
Master's degree in international trade in China with a business focus, I have been working in the games and payment industry for over 8 years. Having lived in China for 5 years, I had the opportunity to connect several businesses between China and Brazil and also to be aware of the news in the technological world.
Sales Manager Evolution
Over 20 year of experience on the gaming industry, including Sports Betting, Online Casino and Live Dealers
A commercial executive with great experience in the gambling industry. Identify, build and develop business relationships in Latin America with more than 15 years of experience in B2C & B2B operations.
Vice President of the Bandeirantes Communication Group
Paulo Saad Jafet. Advertiser. Executive with more than 40 years of experience in the advertising and broadcasting market in Brazil.
He is Vice President of Paid Channels at Grupo Bandeirantes de Comunicação and also the VP responsible for Business Development.
Board member of MASP - Art Museum of SP.CENP
Board Member - Executive Board of Standard Norms
Counselor of CONAR - National Advertising Self-Regulation Council
Cássio Filter is a journalist with over 20 years of experience in TV, radio and press relations. He has worked at RBSTV and the Federation of Industries of Rio Grande do Sul. Since 2019, he has been consulting for the KTO brand in Brazil on the performance of the main KPIs in the sector.
Government Relations Executive
Valter Delfraro Júnior is an experienced executive who will offer his extensive international experience to help GLI's Latin America & Caribbean Team explore new opportunities in Brazil.
As Executive of Government Relations and Business Development at GLI, Brazil, he will support the industry in its certification and consulting needs while exploring new opportunities in Brazil and elsewhere in the world. It will also be a valuable resource for government entities on their way to review the expansion of gaming verticals and their corresponding regulation to ensure industry transparency, integrity and equity for the benefit of Brazilian citizens. He will also support other countries across the region when his area of expertise is needed.
Prior to joining GLI, his experience includes leading teams of programmers, designers, engineers and other members to work on new business development. Among several other assignments, he was also responsible for the
Approval of gaming software by regulatory bodies in the US, Latin America and Spain.
His career also includes a manager role at a cloud-based data management company, where he was responsible for systems development, support, and production teams.
Valter graduated in Data Processing from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. He was a member of the IT Commission of Fenaseg, of the IT Commission of the Union of Private Insurance and Capitalization of the State of São Paulo and of the IT Commission of ConglomeradoAlfa.
Second term. Federal Deputy, 41 years old, is a Business Administrator He is President of the MDB Mineiro. He was President of the Tourism Commission, where he continues as a full member. He is part of the Working Group that analyzes the Draft Law on the Regulatory Framework for Games in Brazil (PL 442/91).
Eightroom Commercial Director
Engineer and Administrator with extensive experience in providing services, he started his career with business risk consulting, where he can diagnose problems and propose solutions for several different types of industry. After this comprehensive period, he specialized in the sports data and technology industry and since 2014 has been providing services to the sports betting sector on several fronts, always aiming to sustainably develop this industry in Brazil and other Latin American countries. He currently serves as Commercial Director of Eightroom, a company dedicated to making the big global brands in the gaming industry have a successful landing in Brazil and Latin America.