iGaming NEXT

With more than 25 years combined iGaming industry experience, Pierre & Martin founded iGaming NEXT with the purpose to help connect and push the industry forward by promoting thought leadership and knowledge sharing. These values are infused into the iGaming NEXT organisation with the vision statement to be a positive force for the iGaming industry, and we are proud to be working with some of the most creative and passionate people within the industry to make it happen.

The Team

Pierre Lindh

Co-Founder / Managing Director

+356 7973 3473 pierre@igamingnext.com
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Martin Pettersson

Co-Founder / Head of Sales

+356 7995 9561 martin@igamingnext.com
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Gerda Kacileviciute

Head of Operations

+356 7936 2100 gerda@igamingnext.com
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Anoosha Iftikhar

Account Manager

+356 9957 9244 anoosha@igamingnext.com
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Ana Maria Hitzfitz

Head of Finance & HR

+356 7722 2039 ana@igamingnext.com
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Gabija Jasineviciute

Junior Event Manager

+356 99 350 309 gabi@igamingnext.com
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Heidi Lofthus

Project Director, HR Connect

+356 9977 2162 heidi@igamingnext.com
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David Caddie

Senior Event Manager

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Chris Dahl

Marketing Director

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Rhys Jones

Business Development Manager

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Cezara Iovu

Event Manager

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Advisory Board

Fiona Hickey

Head of Sales at Push Gaming

Fiona Hickey has 10 years in the iGaming space, starting her career in the industry with leading headhunting firm, Bettingjobs before joining slots provider Push Gaming to head up Sales and New Business. Having partnered with the largest and most influential companies in the industry as well as start-ups and service providers, she has gained extensive Commercial knowledge that sees her well placed to drive business growth.

Rebecca Liggero Fontana

Lead Video Interviewer & Media Partnership Manager for CalvinAyre.com

After four and a half years of iGaming industry experience with Casino City, in 2009 Rebecca Liggero joined industry icon and former online gaming executive Calvin Ayre to serve as the Lead On-Site Industry Reporter, Interviewer & Host for CalvinAyre.com. In this capacity Rebecca contributes a popular weekly column “Becky’s Affiliated” and attends industry events to conduct on-camera and Skype Video interviews with senior-level gaming professionals for all to watch and read on CalvinAyre.com.


Sam Brown

Chief Commercial Officer at Hero Gaming

I’ve been in iGaming since 2004, working across numerous verticals on both operator and supplier side. I’ve been involved in start-ups and also held senior roles at major listed companies. I have a passion for gambling both personally and professionally, which today I channel into my role as the Chief Commercial Officer of Hero Gaming.

Shona ODonnell

Head of strategic events at Better Collective

Shona is the Head of Strategic Events for the leading sports betting affiliate Better Collective.  With over a decade of experience in the iGaming sector, much of that focussed on the affiliate market, Shona has been responsible for the creation and development of some of the industry’s biggest events, including iGB Live!, LAC, Sports Betting USA and ICE.
A passionate advocate of the events industry and its ability to bring people and businesses together to make meaningful value-based connections.  The current pandemic has only confirmed the importance of human connections and the importance of face to face meetings.
In her spare time she can be found indulging her biggest love; food, eating it, writing about it, photographing it and planning what to eat next.