iGaming NEXT TV

06 Jun 2021

Podcast by Karolina Pelc #3 – Gustaf Hagman, Group CEO, Leo Vegas Group & Robin Ramm-Ericson, Ex CXO and Chairman of the Board, Leo Vegas Group

Gustaf Hagman
Group CEO
Karolina Pelc
Gaming Consultant, Founder and CEO
Robin Ramm-Ericson
Ex CXO and Chairman of the Board
Presented by:

???? Topic: The story of a brand that started the mobile revolution

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This podcast is also sponsored by Kalamba Games and Bitcasino.

????Gustaf Hagman
Birth: 1974
Title: Group CEO and Co-founder
Special areas of expertise: Gaming industry, organisation, entrepreneur
Education: Economics studies at Stockholm University and Södertörn University.

Gustaf has over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship and the online gaming industry and has previously built organizations to over 100 employees. Before he co-founded LeoVegas, Gustaf was CEO of the listed company Net Gaming AB (publ.). He also founded and was CEO of Eurobet Nordic AB. As the group’s CEO Gustaf works with the company’s strategy and planning. It is his duty to lead the company and to handle stock market-related questions and to ensure that LeoVegas achieves the goals that the board and the owners have set up.

Robin Ramm – Ericson
Birth: 1975
Title: Co-founder of LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group. Previous Chairman of the Board and CXO Special areas of expertise: Strategy, product innovation and development, company formations and marketing, entrepreneur.
Education: M.Sc. Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics and Stanford University.

Entrepreneur, free diver and a passionate tech investor. One of the two co-founders of LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group representing a strong strategic vision, operational drive and innovation lead. As Chairman of the Board and CXO, together with his co-founder Gustaf, taking the company on the journey from initial idea to IPO and Sweden’s 8th unicorn company. Prior to LeoVegas Robin held multiple CEO and head of product development positions at gaming and tech companies. His combination of strategic clarity, operational talent and ability to inspire is unique. Robin is also a respected tech investor based in Stockholm, Sweden.

In this podcast we cover:
???? 00:00 – Introduction
???? 00:59 – Introducing Gustaf Hagman and Robin Ramm-Ericson
???? 03:33 – Coming up with the idea of LeoVegas
???? 05:49 – Journey back to the startup days
???? 06:21 – The vision of LeoVegas
???? 09:30 – Bringing third parties into the mobile revolution
???? 12:37 – Developing mobile payment service
???? 15:52 – How LeoVegas grew so fast?
???? 19:08 – Being extremely data-driven
???? 21:08 – Story of giving away the first iPhone 6
???? 24:15 – Focusing on games in commercials
???? 28:04 – The culture of flourishment and growth
???? 29:52 – Reasonings behind some of the key acquisitions
???? 31:24 – On acquiring the Nordic brand Expekt
???? 33:24 – ‘Mobilizing’ Expekt even more
???? 34:18 – Key product developments in the past year
???? 35:03 – Having the ‘technology leadership’
???? 35:54 – The three principles of the mobile world
???? 38:19 – Taking LeoVegas public
???? 43:24 – Creating the culture of togetherness
???? 47:02 – Summits during the pandemic
???? 48:38 – Regulations and the pandemic restrictions
???? 51:37 – Discussion on LeoVentures
???? 54:26 – What elements do you look for when investing?
???? 56:25 – A sneak peek into Robin’s recent ventures
???? 1:00:27 – What’s next for LeoVegas?
???? 1:01:48 – Top advice from the founders
???? 1:03:19 – Closing off

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