Gambling Summit Profile: Akamons Alex Cohen

alex-cohenAs we approach our Mobile Gambling Summit, well be looking at some of the speakers, sponsors and events that delegates can expect to enjoy on the day.

Returning for its second year, the event is taking place at Londons One America Square, near Tower Hill, on Thursday 18 September. It will explore how brands can deliver a consistent mobile experience, while at the same time ensuring your products are relevant for each channel, convening some of the brightest minds working across numerous game types to give brands the context they need to understand this fast-changing landscape.

Alex Cohen from Akamon

Alex Cohen is chief product officer at Akamon Entertainment and he is responsible for optimising Akamons portfolio of 40 games, as well as new game development, with a clear focus on mobile platforms.

Alex is an experienced casino games designer who came to Akamon with a track record of success in the online real-money and social casino markets. For two years immediately prior to joining Akamon, Alex was head of game design at Quickspin, an award-winning slots supplied based in Stockholm. His games from Quickspin are featured on Mirrorball Slots, as well as in many online casinos.

Earlier in his career, Alex worked with IGT for six years as a game designer on premium titles, including The Hangover, Wheel of Fortune: Triple Extreme Spin, and Treasures of Troy. Several of Alexs titles from early in his career are still among the most popular themes on IGTs DoubleDown Casino.

On the day, Alex will be talking about the wide array of challenges facing social casino games attempting to transition to mobile, and addressing how important it is for game design, development, marketing and pricing to work in concert. Alex will explore the tactics behind successful monetisation, pricing, acquisition strategies, market personalisation, and platform diversity in the mobile scenario.

Tickets for the event are still available, and cost £395. As well as access to the conference and Innovation Lab, tickets entitle each delegate to five 15-minute consultations with experts from the mobile industry who are poised to help your address their marketing challenges. To book tickets, just click here or contact Gemma Foxall on +44 (0) 207 183 4679 or via email.