ABOUT US

The company, which is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, is led by highly seasoned gaming and technology experts and backed by leading media companies, venture capitalists and professional Esports media organizations.

GoodGamer has earned recognition as one of Inc42’s Top 30 Early-Stage Startups and has been featured in publications such as Forbes India, the Esports Observer and CNBC.

Meet The Team

Management

Charlo is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and advisor focusing on tech startups. With 24 years of internet marketing experience, he is considered a pioneer and a legend in the gaming industry after taking Poker.com public 20 years ago.

As the Founder and COO of Native Ads, Charlo has successfully raised $4 million and generated over $100 million in revenue since the company was founded in 2014. Charlo serves as a strategic advisor for several tech companies utilizing his expertise in building platforms and online marketing.

Zara is a founder of Zara Kanji & Associates. (est. 2004). Zara is experienced in financial reporting compliance for venture listed companies, taxation, general accounting, financial reporting and value added advisory services for individuals, private and public companies.

Zara has served as director and officer for venture listed issuers providing reporting compliance services for financing and acquisitions. Zara is a Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC August 2003 (Previously Certified General Accountants).

Kelly Pladson has provided corporate governance and regulatory compliance services to many TSX Venture and CSE listed companies since 2009. She works closely with the company’s CEO and legal counsel in maintaining corporate records, managing the day to day operations of the company and ensuring the company’s filings with the securities commissions and exchanges are accurately filed and in accordance with their deadlines. Prior to 2009, Ms. Pladson was an investment advisor’s assistant for two years.

James Young is a sales and management professional with over 20 years of experience developing and managing sales accelerator programs for publishing houses, digital ad networks, and programmatic ad exchanges. James specializes in designing and maximizing ad revenue models employing header bidding, ad tag waterfall management, open real-time bidding, and direct advertising. He has a proven track record of exceeding targets and expectations and is a highly effective negotiator, communicator, and problem solver with exceptional people skills and decision-making abilities.

Shoukri Kattan is a technology leader with a decade of experience working with startups and large enterprises. He has led engineering teams across four continents and delivered millions of dollars worth of software products to customers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies including household names such as TELUS, Apple, and Ericsson.

Jeremy has over 12 years of product development, marketing and management experience at Native Ads and leads the development of all GoodGamer products.

Jeremy also has extensive experience from his previous position with Full Tilt Poker in marketing and customer insight in the gambling sector.

Amir Abolhasani begun his computer programming career in 2005. He received a Masters of Science in Artificial Intelligence from Sharif University of Technology in Iran in 2014. In 2017, Amir won first place in the RoboNIT national competition for Machine Vision orientation in Artificial Intelligence. He has over a decade of experience as a senior software development manager. Amir served as CTO of Namira Yarsan Vista Company since 2016 until 2021. He is also a senior blockchain programmer and is integral to dozens of past and ongoing projects in this space. Amir has taught computer science in Iran for 7 years.

Mr. Penn brings over 12 years of experience leading investor relations campaigns in the mining and technology sectors. Prior to joining Good Gamer, Mr. Penn worked in investor relations since 2010. He focused on building capital pool companies, IPOs, helping small-cap companies engage new, existing and prospective shareholders and large financings.

DIRECTORS

Howard was formerly CFO & Partner of Vanedge Capital and the Vice-President and CFO of Electronic Arts Canada, prior to which he was VP of Studio Operations at Disney Interactive.

Howard also Co-founded Propaganda Games in 2005, which he later sold to Disney. Howard also served as President of DigiBC, the provincial industry association for Digital Media, from 2011 to 2015 and is a Director of AMPD Ventures (CNSX: AMPD)

Russ has over 25 years of experience in gaming & tech. He's served as President, CEO and a Board Member of Progressive Gaming, a gaming tech company which was the first to be approved in Nevada for mobile & server based sports wagering as well as RFID embedded poker chips for tracking in casinos worldwide.

He also served as a board member of the American Gaming Association and the Canadian Gaming Association. He currently serves as CEO, President & Co-founder of TSXV listed mCloud Technologies Corp. He previously served as the CEO of SCI Energy & Exec Chairman of Yokogawa Venture Group.

Praveen has been a principal of Varshney Capital Corp., a Vancouver based merchant banking, venture capital and corporate advisory services firm since 1991. He's also a Founding Director of Pyfera Growth Capital & a Founding Director of Humanitas Smart Planet Fund, both with a social impact focus. Mr. Varshney obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in 1987 and is a FCPA, FCA.

He has been a Director or Officer of many publicly traded companies over the years including one of Canada's largest fintech companies, Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO & TSX: MOGO) (Co-Founder).

Adam Hudani has spent over 10 years operating at the forefront of online gaming, anti-fraud, and control operations. Prior to joining GoodGamer, Adam oversaw Casino, Sportsbook and Poker verticals for the GreySnow Group.

Previous to this role, Adam held a senior management role for Choxi which was able to grow revenue to over $300M in 4 years’ time. He started his gaming career as Fraud Supervisor for Full Tilt poker before moving into higher management roles with that organization.

Advisors

CEO and co-founder of Adkernel, LLC. Eugene is a seasoned technology entrepreneur, with a strong background in computer science & engineering. He launched the Adkernel brand in 2013 in the USA. Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ and offices in Ukraine and Israel, AdKernel is a leading provider of enterprise level technology for empowering the business of digital advertising with over 300 ad networks and OpenRTB exchanges customers using the platform.

Anthony is the co-founder and CEO AMPD Game Technologies (CNSX: AMPD), a company focused on High Performance Computing (HPC) and Streaming. Anthony is also a founding member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster and also the game publisher of MechWarrior online. Previously Anthony was the Managing Director and President of 7G Entertainment and Seven Group and a tech integrator for Disney, Universal, EA, and Activision.

With 15 years of leadership experience, Jon is focused on building revenue generating businesses focused on advertising and publishing partners. As CEO of Native Ads, Jon built a $30 million/year revenue stream by acquiring and monetizing users. Previous to Native Ads, Jon successfully grew a boutique software startup to earn Profit 100 honors for one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. Jon has served as a director for the American Marketing association, and Acceptable Ads Council, speaking internationally as a thought leader in the Ad Tech industry.

Meet The Team

Management

Charlo is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and advisor focusing on tech startups. With 24 years of internet marketing experience, he is considered a pioneer and a legend in the gaming industry after taking Poker.com public 20 years ago.

As the Founder and COO of Native Ads, Charlo has successfully raised $4 million and generated over $100 million in revenue since the company was founded in 2014. Charlo serves as a strategic advisor for several tech companies utilizing his expertise in building platforms and online marketing.

Zara is a founder of Zara Kanji & Associates. (est. 2004). Zara is experienced in financial reporting compliance for venture listed companies, taxation, general accounting, financial reporting and value added advisory services for individuals, private and public companies.

Zara has served as director and officer for venture listed issuers providing reporting compliance services for financing and acquisitions. Zara is a Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC August 2003 (Previously Certified General Accountants).

Kelly Pladson has provided corporate governance and regulatory compliance services to many TSX Venture and CSE listed companies since 2009. She works closely with the company’s CEO and legal counsel in maintaining corporate records, managing the day to day operations of the company and ensuring the company’s filings with the securities commissions and exchanges are accurately filed and in accordance with their deadlines. Prior to 2009, Ms. Pladson was an investment advisor’s assistant for two years.

James Young is a sales and management professional with over 20 years of experience developing and managing sales accelerator programs for publishing houses, digital ad networks, and programmatic ad exchanges. James specializes in designing and maximizing ad revenue models employing header bidding, ad tag waterfall management, open real-time bidding, and direct advertising. He has a proven track record of exceeding targets and expectations and is a highly effective negotiator, communicator, and problem solver with exceptional people skills and decision-making abilities.

Shoukri Kattan is a technology leader with a decade of experience working with startups and large enterprises. He has led engineering teams across four continents and delivered millions of dollars worth of software products to customers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies including household names such as TELUS, Apple, and Ericsson.

Jeremy has over 12 years of product development, marketing and management experience at Native Ads and leads the development of all GoodGamer products.

Jeremy also has extensive experience from his previous position with Full Tilt Poker in marketing and customer insight in the gambling sector.

Amir Abolhasani begun his computer programming career in 2005. He received a Masters of Science in Artificial Intelligence from Sharif University of Technology in Iran in 2014. In 2017, Amir won first place in the RoboNIT national competition for Machine Vision orientation in Artificial Intelligence. He has over a decade of experience as a senior software development manager. Amir served as CTO of Namira Yarsan Vista Company since 2016 until 2021. He is also a senior blockchain programmer and is integral to dozens of past and ongoing projects in this space. Amir has taught computer science in Iran for 7 years.

Mr. Penn brings over 12 years of experience leading investor relations campaigns in the mining and technology sectors. Prior to joining Good Gamer, Mr. Penn worked in investor relations since 2010. He focused on building capital pool companies, IPOs, helping small-cap companies engage new, existing and prospective shareholders and large financings.

DIRECTORS

Howard was formerly CFO & Partner of Vanedge Capital and the Vice-President and CFO of Electronic Arts Canada, prior to which he was VP of Studio Operations at Disney Interactive.

Howard also Co-founded Propaganda Games in 2005, which he later sold to Disney. Howard also served as President of DigiBC, the provincial industry association for Digital Media, from 2011 to 2015 and is a Director of AMPD Ventures (CNSX: AMPD)

Russ has over 25 years of experience in gaming & tech. He's served as President, CEO and a Board Member of Progressive Gaming, a gaming tech company which was the first to be approved in Nevada for mobile & server based sports wagering as well as RFID embedded poker chips for tracking in casinos worldwide.

He also served as a board member of the American Gaming Association and the Canadian Gaming Association. He currently serves as CEO, President & Co-founder of TSXV listed mCloud Technologies Corp. He previously served as the CEO of SCI Energy & Exec Chairman of Yokogawa Venture Group.

Praveen has been a principal of Varshney Capital Corp., a Vancouver based merchant banking, venture capital and corporate advisory services firm since 1991. He's also a Founding Director of Pyfera Growth Capital & a Founding Director of Humanitas Smart Planet Fund, both with a social impact focus. Mr. Varshney obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in 1987 and is a FCPA, FCA.

He has been a Director or Officer of many publicly traded companies over the years including one of Canada's largest fintech companies, Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO & TSX: MOGO) (Co-Founder).

Adam Hudani has spent over 10 years operating at the forefront of online gaming, anti-fraud, and control operations. Prior to joining GoodGamer, Adam oversaw Casino, Sportsbook and Poker verticals for the GreySnow Group.

Previous to this role, Adam held a senior management role for Choxi which was able to grow revenue to over $300M in 4 years’ time. He started his gaming career as Fraud Supervisor for Full Tilt poker before moving into higher management roles with that organization.

Advisors

CEO and co-founder of Adkernel, LLC. Eugene is a seasoned technology entrepreneur, with a strong background in computer science & engineering. He launched the Adkernel brand in 2013 in the USA. Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ and offices in Ukraine and Israel, AdKernel is a leading provider of enterprise level technology for empowering the business of digital advertising with over 300 ad networks and OpenRTB exchanges customers using the platform.

Anthony is the co-founder and CEO AMPD Game Technologies (CNSX: AMPD), a company focused on High Performance Computing (HPC) and Streaming. Anthony is also a founding member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster and also the game publisher of MechWarrior online. Previously Anthony was the Managing Director and President of 7G Entertainment and Seven Group and a tech integrator for Disney, Universal, EA, and Activision.

With 15 years of leadership experience, Jon is focused on building revenue generating businesses focused on advertising and publishing partners. As CEO of Native Ads, Jon built a $30 million/year revenue stream by acquiring and monetizing users. Previous to Native Ads, Jon successfully grew a boutique software startup to earn Profit 100 honors for one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. Jon has served as a director for the American Marketing association, and Acceptable Ads Council, speaking internationally as a thought leader in the Ad Tech industry.

Meet The Team

Management

Charlo is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and advisor focusing on tech startups. With 24 years of internet marketing experience, he is considered a pioneer and a legend in the gaming industry after taking Poker.com public 20 years ago.

As the Founder and COO of Native Ads, Charlo has successfully raised $4 million and generated over $100 million in revenue since the company was founded in 2014. Charlo serves as a strategic advisor for several tech companies utilizing his expertise in building platforms and online marketing.

Zara is a founder of Zara Kanji & Associates. (est. 2004). Zara is experienced in financial reporting compliance for venture listed companies, taxation, general accounting, financial reporting and value added advisory services for individuals, private and public companies.

Zara has served as director and officer for venture listed issuers providing reporting compliance services for financing and acquisitions. Zara is a Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC August 2003 (Previously Certified General Accountants).

Kelly Pladson has provided corporate governance and regulatory compliance services to many TSX Venture and CSE listed companies since 2009. She works closely with the company’s CEO and legal counsel in maintaining corporate records, managing the day to day operations of the company and ensuring the company’s filings with the securities commissions and exchanges are accurately filed and in accordance with their deadlines. Prior to 2009, Ms. Pladson was an investment advisor’s assistant for two years.

James Young is a sales and management professional with over 20 years of experience developing and managing sales accelerator programs for publishing houses, digital ad networks, and programmatic ad exchanges. James specializes in designing and maximizing ad revenue models employing header bidding, ad tag waterfall management, open real-time bidding, and direct advertising. He has a proven track record of exceeding targets and expectations and is a highly effective negotiator, communicator, and problem solver with exceptional people skills and decision-making abilities.

Shoukri Kattan is a technology leader with a decade of experience working with startups and large enterprises. He has led engineering teams across four continents and delivered millions of dollars worth of software products to customers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies including household names such as TELUS, Apple, and Ericsson.

Jeremy has over 12 years of product development, marketing and management experience at Native Ads and leads the development of all GoodGamer products.

Jeremy also has extensive experience from his previous position with Full Tilt Poker in marketing and customer insight in the gambling sector.

Amir Abolhasani begun his computer programming career in 2005. He received a Masters of Science in Artificial Intelligence from Sharif University of Technology in Iran in 2014. In 2017, Amir won first place in the RoboNIT national competition for Machine Vision orientation in Artificial Intelligence. He has over a decade of experience as a senior software development manager. Amir served as CTO of Namira Yarsan Vista Company since 2016 until 2021. He is also a senior blockchain programmer and is integral to dozens of past and ongoing projects in this space. Amir has taught computer science in Iran for 7 years.

Mr. Penn brings over 12 years of experience leading investor relations campaigns in the mining and technology sectors. Prior to joining Good Gamer, Mr. Penn worked in investor relations since 2010. He focused on building capital pool companies, IPOs, helping small-cap companies engage new, existing and prospective shareholders and large financings.

DIRECTORS

Howard was formerly CFO & Partner of Vanedge Capital and the Vice-President and CFO of Electronic Arts Canada, prior to which he was VP of Studio Operations at Disney Interactive.

Howard also Co-founded Propaganda Games in 2005, which he later sold to Disney. Howard also served as President of DigiBC, the provincial industry association for Digital Media, from 2011 to 2015 and is a Director of AMPD Ventures (CNSX: AMPD)

Russ has over 25 years of experience in gaming & tech. He's served as President, CEO and a Board Member of Progressive Gaming, a gaming tech company which was the first to be approved in Nevada for mobile & server based sports wagering as well as RFID embedded poker chips for tracking in casinos worldwide.

He also served as a board member of the American Gaming Association and the Canadian Gaming Association. He currently serves as CEO, President & Co-founder of TSXV listed mCloud Technologies Corp. He previously served as the CEO of SCI Energy & Exec Chairman of Yokogawa Venture Group.

Praveen has been a principal of Varshney Capital Corp., a Vancouver based merchant banking, venture capital and corporate advisory services firm since 1991. He's also a Founding Director of Pyfera Growth Capital & a Founding Director of Humanitas Smart Planet Fund, both with a social impact focus. Mr. Varshney obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia in 1987 and is a FCPA, FCA.

He has been a Director or Officer of many publicly traded companies over the years including one of Canada's largest fintech companies, Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO & TSX: MOGO) (Co-Founder).

Adam Hudani has spent over 10 years operating at the forefront of online gaming, anti-fraud, and control operations. Prior to joining GoodGamer, Adam oversaw Casino, Sportsbook and Poker verticals for the GreySnow Group.

Previous to this role, Adam held a senior management role for Choxi which was able to grow revenue to over $300M in 4 years’ time. He started his gaming career as Fraud Supervisor for Full Tilt poker before moving into higher management roles with that organization.

Advisors

CEO and co-founder of Adkernel, LLC. Eugene is a seasoned technology entrepreneur, with a strong background in computer science & engineering. He launched the Adkernel brand in 2013 in the USA. Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ and offices in Ukraine and Israel, AdKernel is a leading provider of enterprise level technology for empowering the business of digital advertising with over 300 ad networks and OpenRTB exchanges customers using the platform.

Anthony is the co-founder and CEO AMPD Game Technologies (CNSX: AMPD), a company focused on High Performance Computing (HPC) and Streaming. Anthony is also a founding member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster and also the game publisher of MechWarrior online. Previously Anthony was the Managing Director and President of 7G Entertainment and Seven Group and a tech integrator for Disney, Universal, EA, and Activision.

With 15 years of leadership experience, Jon is focused on building revenue generating businesses focused on advertising and publishing partners. As CEO of Native Ads, Jon built a $30 million/year revenue stream by acquiring and monetizing users. Previous to Native Ads, Jon successfully grew a boutique software startup to earn Profit 100 honors for one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. Jon has served as a director for the American Marketing association, and Acceptable Ads Council, speaking internationally as a thought leader in the Ad Tech industry.