Stephen comes to GBC with over fifteen years of gaming industry experience and is currently the founder and CEO of Next Level Advisors, a Casino Gaming Consultant specializing in Regulatory Compliance.
Stephen benefits GBC with over a decade of executive experience with GLI™, serving as a global manager and project lead.
Stephen served as an executive at GAN, a leading B2B Supplier of Internet Gambling SaaS Solutions, for over four years . Stephen is assisting GBC in delivering the highest standard of compliant platform certification, managing compliance for asset delivery in multiple markets.
Stephen is a graduate of Clemson University and member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines.
Ali is currently Director of Regulatory Compliance for Odds on Compliance, a technology and consulting firm specializing in sportsbetting, iGaming and gambling compliance and risk management.
Ali has been a leading technical compliance professional since 1991. Ali is former Chief Engineer for the State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement with over a decade of executive experience at GLI™, the leading certifying body for the gaming industry.
Ali’s background in technical and professional consulting for gaming suppliers and regulators, game design analysis, market research and development give GBC an edge in developing the emerging charitable gaming market. A respected regulatory specialist within the gaming industry, Ali brings invaluable insights to GBC.
Vincent Lee Horton
Lee brings 25 years experience in system management, data center operations and emerging technology consulting as CTO and IT Director to GBC.
Recently Lee led the global transformation of Hathlom to adopt big data, advanced analytics and high performance computing. Former director of technology for Bridgepoint Power & Light, the largest pre‐ paid electricity provider in Texas, Lee led his team through successful custom development, implementation and integration of the company’s billing and database management system. Lee served as chief technology officer for the Dallas‐based venture capital firm, MAC Partners.
Lee is ensuring the GBC has the most capable cloud‐based infrastructure in support of scaling the company’s online charitable fundraising platform offering, positively shaping and improving platform application roadmaps, managing developer ecosystem for enhancing the performance and functionality of existing suite of technologies.
bringing over 35 years in a distinguished career in software systems design and development, and artificial intelligence. His vast experience includes data architecture and system architecture for big data, machine learning, blockchain and collective intelligence systems.
Mark is currently CTO of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA), the largest blockchain association in the world where he is responsible for the development and maintenance of all technology solutions serving GBA members and leadership, including overseeing the deployment of the Government Business Blockchain Platform (GBBP).
Mark’s contributions to GBC blockchain strategy has been immeasurable. As GBC CTO, he will lead the technical development ‐ smart contract creation, node deployment and platform integration ‐that provides the foundation for GBC’s regulatory compliant blockchain infrastructure.
Mark has an M.S.E. degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Pennsylvania, and has performed doctoral studies in Machine Learning and Human Decision Making at George Mason University. He frequently engages in public speaking engagements to form consortia and encourage the growth of a common decentralized ecosystem rather than today’s siloed systems.