October 27, 2021 3 min read


Interactive Gaming Group Appoints Alex Haywood CTO

Interactive Gaming Group, a media technology company operating out of Malta and Spain, announced today the appointment of Alex Haywood as its new chief technology officer.

Focus on Video Streaming

Former head of engineering at Evolution Gaming Alex Haywood is joining streaming-focused iGaming business Interactive Gaming Group (IGG) as CTO, to leverage two decades of experience gained at hyper-growth companies and help create streaming success stories for the media technology company.

We are delighted to have Alex joining us to lead our technology department, bringing to Interactive Gaming Group a wealth of experience. His knowledge building a world-class live streaming service that has placed Evolution Gaming at the top of the immersive market will be hugely valuable for IGG in the coming months and years.”

Cristina Niculae, CEO, IGG

Cristina Niculae, the company’s CEO, outlined the hard efforts put in by IGG’s team to “bring to life more interactive experiences driven by creators via live streaming,” hinting that a new product is set to launch by the end of the year.

“Interactive Gaming Group has experienced rapid growth driven by the immense demand in the recently developing streaming ecosystem and by our strategy of connecting creators, viewers and brands on a global scale,” the business is “perfectly positioned to capitalize on the growth opportunities available,” Niculae concluded.

Streaming Brings Hyper-Growth Potential

Responsible for IGG’s technology development strategy, Haywood will look to drive growth and further develop the company’s technological capabilities by focusing on video streaming, the area of IGG’s expertise.

Streaming is going to be one of, if not, the hyper-growth market for some time in technology – and we will be on the cutting edge of that. The opportunity to work with Cristina, a key player in this space meant this was a chance too good to turn down.”

Alex Haywood, CTO, IGG

Haywood highlighted his experience “working with major streaming success stories including Evolution Gaming,” singling out streaming as a passion of his and outlining the “incredibly exciting opportunity in front of us as we strive to maintain our position as leaders in the streaming space while implementing our tech roadmap over the coming months and years.”

Founded in 2017, IGG connects online gaming businesses with their consumers by leveraging the power of popular iGaming video streamers and their content that has already earned the trust of the audiences, looking to “inspire the world to play” by bringing streaming entertainment to people around the globe.

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