Birgitte started her career in the court of Taxation and moved on to a wide range of different positions and tasks in the Ministry of Taxation covering legal advice on corporate tax structures and tax on private companies, projects regarding innovation, development, strategy and change of organization and structures within the Ministry of Taxation.
Birgitte Sand has been in charge of the development of a nationwide IT salary system and head of the central IT department, and has for many years been a member of the board covering the nationwide planning of the tax production (what to focus on in regards to compliance).
For a number of years Birgitte also taught various subjects.
Birgitte Sand took up her current position after several years of work as a member of the Executive Board of the Copenhagen Tax Center. She is a member of the IAGR (International Association of Gaming Regulators), Board of Trustees, since late 2011, former chair of the IAGR Membership Subcommittee and has served as President for the association since October 2014.
Vidushpat is an advocate registered with the Delhi Bar Council. He has been a member of the British Association of Sport and Law, the International Association of Sports Lawyers, Secretary Indian Premier League Probe Committee
Justice RV Easwar enrolled as Advocate on 9th July, 1975 in the Madras High Court and practiced in several branches mainly Income-tax, sales-tax, FERA, revenue laws, matrimonial matters, company law in Tribunals and High Courts.
Joined as Judicial Member, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (“ITAT”), Calcutta Benches. Worked in Calcutta, Bombay, Delhi, Bangalore & Ahmedabad.
Appointed Vice-President of the ITAT
Appointed Senior Vice-President of the ITAT
Appointed President of the ITAT (4-6-2010)
Elevated as Judge of the Delhi High Court (17-10-2011).
While in the Delhi High Court, sat in several jurisdictions including direct and indirect tax appeals & writs, criminal appeals, service matters and functioned as company judge for six months. Functioned both as single judge and as part of Division Bench. Was a member of several committees.
Retired as Judge of the Delhi High Court (28-4-2014).
Designated as Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court (23-4-2015)
At present functioning from Delhi, appearing before Supreme Court & High Courts other than Delhi High Court. Doing arbitration work (both private and also appointed by Delhi High Court/Supreme Court), doing advisory and opinions in tax and other branches. Is a Panelist & Speaker in Seminars and Conferences.
Appointed by the Government of India as Chairman of the 10-Member Committee constituted to make recommendations for Simplification of the Direct Tax Law provisions.
Appointed Chairman, Anti-Doping Appeal Panel (an appellate authority to decide appeals from Disciplinary Panel overseeing doping in sports) functioning under the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.
The hottest startup in India’s real-money online gaming space. 9stacks raised the largest seed round in the history of the Indian gaming sector, from investors including a number of startup founders, professional VC/PE investors, and consumer goods + tech specialists.
Kunal leads the investment initiatives as well as operations at advantEdge Founders- India’s leading seed stage fund focusing on technology and consumers. Kunal has been actively mentoring and investing in startups in his individual capacity as well. He is passionate about partnering with companies across the digital spectrum including mobile commerce, digital media and other technology fields. Kunal is a Director on the Boards of Rapido and Smartivity and an Observer on the Boards of Scoopwoop and Chalo. Kunal is a Charter Member of TiE.
Kunal is a serial entrepreneur and an investor with over 24 years of global experience in varied corporate and entrepreneurial roles. He co-founded Carnation Auto – India’s first and largest independent Multi-Brand Auto Solutions company.
Kunal has global experience of working in companies such as Aptuit, InfoPro Solutions, Vodafone and Razorfish. He previously cofounded SimplyLook.com in Silicon Valley and also led the investment for a US based PE firm into Laurus Labs which is a BSE listed entity.
Kunal has a Bachelors degree in Economics (Honors) from Delhi University, an MBA from FSM, New Delhi and an MS from Kellogg and Medill School, Northwestern University.
Chartered Accountant with 15 years of experience in the areas of indirect taxes (including GST and customs) and allied regulations such as Foreign Trade Policy, Special Economic Zones, State Industrial Incentives
Divya Dwivedi is a graduate from Indian School of Business (ISB) with 17 years of experience in Public Policy and Advocacy, Strategic communications coupled with strong domain expertise in strategic relation management at multi-stakeholder level, Diplomatic Relationship building and International Marketing.
Akshay is CEO and founder of Vinfotech, a global leader in fantasy sports and social networks solutions. Today the company has grown to a team of 200 extremely professionals catering to customers globally. Akshay believes that companies who know how to engage millennials are the ones who have embraced the future. He is steering the efforts with his team to develop solutions for millennial engagement.
Pranav Bagai is one of the early proponents of Poker in India. He is the co-founder of ‘The Shark (estd 2008), a company that supplied customized Poker products, ran India’s first poker magazine and organized High Roller tournament series in Goa, India.
Pranav Bathija, claims to be an entrepreneur but playing the game has always been his first love, having been surrounded by the game and its nuances from his early days at Monash University where he managed to complete his Master’s in Applied Information Technology and nurture a love for this game. (Andno, the Casino being 10 min away had nothing to do with it)
Christina is a resourceful, enthusiastic individual with over 20 years’ experience (15+ at senior level) in all aspects of betting and gaming operations, including customer service, payments, fraud and security. Key areas of expertise include: operation set-up; business strategy; licensing and compliance, project, change and team management; blending strategic thinking and commercial acumen with fresh thinking; and passion, who, combines effective communication and interpersonal and motivational skills, with operational knowledge and experience, to deliver immediate and tangible results. An inspirational leader with an open, proactive, ‘hands-on’ approach.
Principal Consultant – 1710 Gaming Ltd.
Providing boutique consultant and advisory services to the gaming and gambling industry, including operators, regulators and associated organisations.
Operators: Virgin Games | Gamesys | William Hill plc | Paddy Power | Discount IF | Bet Sure | Ladbrokes plc |
Gambit Research | Winlogic plc | Coral UK | PKR | Bet Fred | LVS | Lean Forward TV | Lindar Media | Fan Duel | Sports Trading Network | SENET | The Ritz Club | Aspers | Video Slots | The Games Company | RISQ Capital | iGaming Academy
Projects include platform migrations (Playtech, Microgaming, Open Bet); full start-up operations; business restructure and re-engineering; national self-exclusion scheme (UK retail sector); Compliance and MLRO services;