Speakers

The Budapest Affiliate Conference is set to bring you another knowledge packed programme of discussion panels and presentations with insights from the industry's expert speakers.

Managing Associate, Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
Ana-Maria Baciu

Ana-Maria Baciu is Managing Associate at the law firm of Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP), coordinating the firm's Trademark practice group. Her main area of expertise includes Intellectual Property law, but she also specializes in gambling legislation, heading an experienced team that provides legal guidance to on-site and online casinos, as well as to other companies acting in the virtual gaming industry.

Ana...

VP Marketing, Plaza Win / Pure Convert
Assaf Allony

Assaf Allony, 32, has more than 5 years experience in the mobile industry. In his last role, he was in charge of the marketing Development and launch strategy for the Mobile Casino games Division at several companies. Prior to that he was the Mobile Director of EuroPartners, managing the mobile strategies, developing and launching new games and technologies, recruiting of new partnerships and affiliates, and taking the mobile gaming...

Co-Owner/Founder, Streak Gaming Forum
Christine Marrah

Christine is the Co-Owner and Founder of Streak Gaming Forum. Christine began working in the iGaming industry since 2002 specializing in marketing and SEO. Christine has been advocating important player and affiliate issues for several years. She has an active presence in major industry forums, where she goes by Bonustreak, and is a moderator for both Affiliate Guard Dog and CAP...

Founder, Cemper.com
Christoph C. Cemper

Christoph C. Cemper has been building links and affiliate sites since 2003 and is a well respected guru in the SEO industry, especially when it comes to getting real juicy links on trusted domains. Providing these advanced link building techniques to over 400 clients worldwide are the main focus of his company, in addition to selected consulting gigs for premium clients.

Before starting his own business...

Senior Consultant, Explido WebMarketing
Dominik Johnson

Dominik Johnson is Senior Consultant at Explido WebMarketing. Explido is a full-service agency for international performance marketing. The beginnings of the firm reach back to the year 1999. In 2002, Explido WebMarketing GmbH & Co. KG was founded in its present form, and now has more than 85 full-time employees.

In recent months, Dominik has built up the Social Media Marketing department at Explido and is now responsible for...

Chairman, Conversion Rate Experts
Dr Karl Blanks

Karl is a former rocket scientist, with a PhD from Cambridge University, England. He co-founded Conversion Rate Experts (CRE) to show businesses how they can profit by applying scientific techniques to web marketing.CRE is an international consultancy that has worked with companies including Sony, Vodafone, Google, 888, BT (British Telecom), SEO Book and SEOmoz, frequently generating multimillion-pound increases.

CRE has pioneered...

Co-founder, Evosoft Media
E.C. Voica

E.C.  is a co-founder of Evosoft Media, an international SEO and e-marketing agency. For six years, he acted as Head of the SEO department in the company, conducting SEO research & implementation. E.C. is also a certified SEO trainer and delivers regular courses for his clients. His passion has always been in the online industry, though he also enjoys working in different fields and exploring new opportunities.

He is the...

Director, Lady Luck Media Ltd
Edward Yu

Since graduating from Leeds University in 1997, Eddie Yu has been involved in various Entrepreneurial activities throughout his career, and eventually setting up Lady Luck Media Ltd officially in 2004.Before then, he has worked for British Aerospace, FNX Ltd and Derivatech Ltd, where he consulted for top tier banks such as Bank of America, ABM Amro and Bank of China. At the beginning, the company was creating websites for various small...

Business Development Director, PureContent
Evan Shein

Evan Shein has over 10 years experience in sales and Business Development.  He has a record of building strong customer relationships, expanding distribution networks and identifying opportunities for accelerated revenue growth.  He has been involved in affiliate marketing for over 5 years and runs Toptieraffiliates.com. For the last 4 years he has focused his attention on providing a very niche service in helping affiliates of...

Attorney-at-law, Forgó, Damjanovic and Partners Law Firm
Gábor Helembai

Gábor Helembai graduated from the Faculty of Law of Károli Gáspár Protestant University, Budapest in 2005. Currently, he is finishing his post-graduate legal studies in real estate law at Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest. Gábor started his career at Mura Law Firm and joined to Forgó, Varga and Partners Law Firm (predecessor of Forgó, Damjanovic and Partners Law Firm...

Head of Affiliate Management, Bwin Group
Gerhard Falb

Gerhard Falb is Head of Affiliate Management at the bwin group. After completing his masters degree in economic science at the Vienna School of Economics he worked for an Austrian mobile phone provider, leading the B2B-Sales and CRM department. He joined bwin in autumn 2006.

Since then he has been building up the affiliate department at the bwin group, working closely with 25 affiliate managers in charge of a significant number of...

Director, Net Trekker Ltd
Ian Sims

Ian came into the affiliate industry as a casino player back in 2005. With a strong background in programming and web development and an (un)healthy interest in slots and video poker, the idea was to combine the two interests and develop a series of web sites in niche areas.

Having sold a few portals, he has a portfolio of niche sites concentrated mainly on the casino sector and is also a moderator at the popular player forum...

Founding Partner, The Ifrah Law Firm
Jeff Ifrah

Jeff Ifrah is the founding partner of Ifrah PLLC, a law firm in downtown Washington, D.C. that focuses on counseling clients and representing them in litigation at the intersection of white-collar crime and the Internet.

Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Ifrah was a partner at Greenberg Traurig and of counsel at Paul Hastings. In nearly 17 years of practice, he has represented clients in the defense contracting, health care,...

Senior Account Manager, OBAN Multilingual
Jon Murphy

Jon is a senior account manager at OBAN Multilingual and has a very strong background in international media and advertising – with a particular focus around search. At OBAN Jon is responsible for consulting on global search campaigns and strategising across various forms of search marketing and conversion applications such as PPC, SEO, Social Media and Cultural Multivariate testing.

This includes management and consultancy...

Head of Search, Beyond
Judith Lewis

Judith comes from a very technical background, having taken programming courses in high school in her home town of Toronto, Canada in 1986.  Her Lab time via the school mainframe got her onto the dial-in network and what was then social networking (MUCKs).  With moving to the UK in 1996 and the advent of broadband, she has barely logged off since.  She has been working in search and online marketing since 1996, when she...

Managing Director, Founder of www.tweetmyevents.com
Logan Nathan

An authority on using Social Media for Business, Logan Nathan has used the very strategies that you will be taught to build an impressive list of followers on a number of Social Media sites such as Twitter, Linkedin and FaceBook, most of which are targeted leads for his businesses.

With over 28 years of Information, Communication & Technology experience, Logan has been running his own company, trading as ICT Internet Presence (...

Founder & CEO, Offsidegaming
Matt Jellicoe

Matt Jellicoe is founder and CEO of Offsidegaming – the company runs a number of brands including www.offsidebet.com, www.yogano.com and www.miljugadas.com.  Previously Marketing Director of Sportingbet – Matt has had lots of direct experience in working with affiliates across most of the markets in Europe...

Editor-in-Chief, Lyceum Publishing
Michael Caselli

Michael Caselli has been involved in the gaming industry since 1996 when he completed his MBA thesis analysing the viability of gaming on the Internet. Since then, Michael has helped to successfully launch several online and print gaming publications, consulted on numerous iGaming projects, and unites industry executives at the many iGaming Social events his company organises.

Current publications in which Michael actively...

CEO, Casino City
Michael Corfman

Michael Corfman, CEO of Casino City and Executive Director of the GPWA (Gambling Portal Webmasters Association), is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Before co-founding Casino City’s parent company in 1990 he worked for fifteen years in a variety of software development and management roles.

The http://www.casinocity.com/ website was launched in 1995 and...

CEO, The Media Flow
Nichola Stott

Nichola is CEO of theMediaFlow, a new search and social media agency and has over a decade of experience in online communications. Prior to founding theMediaFlow in 2009, Nichola spent four years at Yahoo! as head of UK commercial search partners.

Nichola is extremely passionate about search and social media, and is a well-respected industry writer, contributing regularly to SearchEngineWatch, State of Search, Econsultancy and SEO-...

Head of Search and Social Media Acquisition, Unibet
Nick Garner

Nick Garner is the head of SEO and SMO (social media optimisation) for Unibet, the large European bookmakers. He is a recognised expert in SEO within the gaming industry, having had several commercial successes at Betfair where he was SEO manager. Nick has ranked for many important trophy phrases in his SEO career to date, with ‘World Cup Betting’ being his most recent home run.

An internet marketing veteran, Nick has...

CEO, Income Access
Nicky Senyard

As Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Income Access, Nicky has proven herself to be a visionary entrepreneur and distinguished corporate leader.  A pioneer of the iGaming affiliate marketing industry, Nicky has driven notable enterprise growth and unparalleled expansion every year since 2001.

An instantly recognizable and respected member of the iGaming community, Nicky often attends and actively participates at...

Chief Business Development Officer, Tradologic
Odelia Lahajani

Odelia Lahajani, has over 8 years experience in the on – line industry.  She has held a technological and marketing position within the gaming industry (888) as well as in the financial and trade industry (Super Derivatives). She currently serves as director of business development with Tradologic.

Tradologic develops and markets a binary option trading platform. Beyond the software and websites, the company also...

Head of Search, Stickyeyes.com
Paul Reilly

Paul Reilly is arguably the UK’s top gaming SEO and link strategist, with 11 years experience, multiple SEO awards and honors and a proven track record in the most competitive markets which also include financial services and travel.

Paul joined Stickyeyes as Head of Search to scale & apply his proven approach to the super-competitive online gaming sector. Today, Stickyeyes is synonymous with gaming SEO, with a client...

Research Director, Experian Hitwise
Robin Goad

Robin Goad is Director of Research for Hitwise UK. In this role, Robin analyses the trends affecting businesses online and works with Hitwise clients to identify opportunities and threats to online business growth. Robin writes regular Insight Reports on a range of industries, covering affiliate marketing, search, and audience profiling.Robin is a regular speaker at industry events in Europe, North America and Asia, and has been widely...

Director of Affiliate Marketing, Income Access
Sarafina Wolde Gabriel

One of the most well-known and widely respected affiliate marketers in the entire iGaming space, Sarafina has a passion for life, business and fun. Working from the UK, Sarafina works hard to provide incomparable marketing support to Income Access’ partners. A seven-year veteran of the iGaming industry, Sarafina has made herself a name by fostering relationships and supporting the Income Access vision of success, honesty and...

Vice President, Business Development, Casino Affiliate Programs
Wade Schlosser

Wade Schlosser is VP of Business Development at CasinoAffiliatePrograms.com, which specializes in helping companies maximize their affiliate programs and educates consumers on how to legitimately become successful affiliate marketers. For more than a decade, Wade has passionately studied the evolution of affiliate marketing and how it applies to an average consumer on the internet.

Through his research and experience,...

CEO, eToro
Yoni Assia

Mr. Jonathan Assia together with his brother, Ronen Assia and an additional partner, David Ring founded eToro over 3 years ago. Mr. Assia began trading when he was just 16 years old. From his trading experience came the idea of eToro- opening the global market to everyone to trade in a simple, transparent and enjoyable way.

Mr. Assia drives the strategic goals of the company and oversees all the business units of eToro. Mr. Assia...