Jim Ryan

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Pala Interactive Canada Ltd.

Jim Ryan

Jim Ryan

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Pala Interactive Canada Ltd.

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CryptoLogic, Inc.
Procuron, Inc.
Motus GI Holdings, Inc.

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870

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1962

Age

59

Number of Awards

1

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Executive Chairman at Gaming Realms Plc

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Director at Ayima Group AB

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Executive Director, Chairman at Gamesys Group Plc

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director at Gamesys Group Plc

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Gaming Realms Plc

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director at Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment Plc

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Former Executive Director at Gaming Realms Plc

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Former Secretary & General Counsel at Churchill Downs, Inc.

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Deputy Executive Chairman at Gaming Realms Plc

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Former Group Director-Mergers & Acquisitions at PartyGaming Plc

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Jim Ryan
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Pala Interactive Canada Ltd.
Education
Bachelor of Administration Degree

Brock University is a public research university St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Brock University is designed to provide students and staff with an outstanding education and relevant employment-related experience.

Memberships
Member
Current

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants engages in the provision of accounting, auditing, tax, advisory, and professional services. The institute is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2013 - Current

Pala Interactive LLC is an American private company located in Pala, CA. The firm operates an online real money and social gaming B2B platform. James Alan Ryan is the CEO, in this role since 2013.The company says this about itself: Founded in 2013, Pala Interactive LLC anticipated the growth of online gaming opportunities in the United States and now provides its proprietary Online Gaming Platform for real money and social gaming. The Pala Interactive Online Gaming Platform consists of proprietary technology which includes player account management system, online casino and poker products complimented by our integrated sports platform, relevant marketing tool integrations and optional customer and marketing support services.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Current
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director
2008 - 2013

we are bwin.party was formed from the merger of bwin Interactive Entertainment AG and PartyGaming Plc in March 2011 to create the world’s largest listed online gaming company. Incorporated and licensed in Gibraltar, the Group has over 2,700 employees across Europe, India, Israel and the US and generated pro forma net revenues in 2011 of €816.0m and pro forma Clean EBITDA of €199.3m We command leading market positions in each of our four product verticals: online sports betting, poker, casino and bingo with some of the world’s biggest online gaming brands including bwin, PartyPoker, PartyCasino and Foxy Bingo. At the heart of our business model, our own proprietary gaming software and associated platforms allow us to differentiate our offer from competitors that is supplemented by some of the world’s best games from third party suppliers. Our customer base is truly international although heavily weighted towards Europe and we offer and support our products in multiple languages and customers can choose to transact with us in a broad range of currencies. Our poker networks are among the world’s largest in terms of player liquidity and we plan to combine them in due course to improve liquidity further that will also enhance the player experience, enabling customers to find the right game at the right stakes for them, whatever the time of day or night. Our casino and bingo customers benefit from some of the largest progressive jackpots in the industry while our large sports betting customer base ensures we can offer competitive odds with a well-balanced portfolio of risk. Focused on the Business-to-Consumer (‘B2C’) market in regulated and to-be-regulated markets, we also have a significant Business-to-Business (‘B2B’) offer for international corporate customers and governments through the licensing of our software and the provision of associated customer and technical service support. Our business is organised along four product verticals: sports betting, poker, casino and bingo. Each of which is supported by a number of key business activities: marketing, technology and product and customer services. Our revenue is driven by the number of players and how much they spend. The diagram below highlights the key drivers to our revenue model

Boards & Committees
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director
2011 - 2013

we are bwin.party was formed from the merger of bwin Interactive Entertainment AG and PartyGaming Plc in March 2011 to create the world’s largest listed online gaming company. Incorporated and licensed in Gibraltar, the Group has over 2,700 employees across Europe, India, Israel and the US and generated pro forma net revenues in 2011 of €816.0m and pro forma Clean EBITDA of €199.3m We command leading market positions in each of our four product verticals: online sports betting, poker, casino and bingo with some of the world’s biggest online gaming brands including bwin, PartyPoker, PartyCasino and Foxy Bingo. At the heart of our business model, our own proprietary gaming software and associated platforms allow us to differentiate our offer from competitors that is supplemented by some of the world’s best games from third party suppliers. Our customer base is truly international although heavily weighted towards Europe and we offer and support our products in multiple languages and customers can choose to transact with us in a broad range of currencies. Our poker networks are among the world’s largest in terms of player liquidity and we plan to combine them in due course to improve liquidity further that will also enhance the player experience, enabling customers to find the right game at the right stakes for them, whatever the time of day or night. Our casino and bingo customers benefit from some of the largest progressive jackpots in the industry while our large sports betting customer base ensures we can offer competitive odds with a well-balanced portfolio of risk. Focused on the Business-to-Consumer (‘B2C’) market in regulated and to-be-regulated markets, we also have a significant Business-to-Business (‘B2B’) offer for international corporate customers and governments through the licensing of our software and the provision of associated customer and technical service support. Our business is organised along four product verticals: sports betting, poker, casino and bingo. Each of which is supported by a number of key business activities: marketing, technology and product and customer services. Our revenue is driven by the number of players and how much they spend. The diagram below highlights the key drivers to our revenue model

Director
2000 - Prior

Catamaran specializes in emerging markets and prides itself on being a high quality Research provider. Catamaran has built an extensive infrastructure to provide the best capabilities and service for its clients. Additionally, Catamaran has developed a very strong relationship ecosystem that includes brokers, analysts and fund managers, all of whom are invaluable in assisting us to identify, source, and analyze opportunities. This infrastructure and ecosystem has been built over the foundation of several decades of experience of its management team. Catamaran continues to be trusted to several entities in the financial community. A combination of unique insight, application of sound ideas, and a high degree of ethics makes Catamaran an ideal partner for those interested in capitalizing upon the explosive growth in the emerging markets. Catamaran supports Research and Advisory, Execution management, Position tracking, Fund evaluation, Fund monitoring, Fund accounting, Compliance monitoring, NAV Reporting, Financial reporting. Catamaran Product and Service offerings include Portfolio Management and Reporting Services, Designing of Trading & Monitoring Models and also provide IT Solutions for Capital Market and other Financial Sectors.

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2015

Brock University is a public research university St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Brock University is designed to provide students and staff with an outstanding education and relevant employment-related experience.

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CA (Chartered Accountant)
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