January 17, 2023 2 min read


Sports IQ Hires Industry Experts Neale Deeley and Kristjan Tamlak

The leading company that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver leading solutions for online sports gambling businesses, Sports IQ, expanded its C-suite by hiring the services of Kristjan Tamlak and Neale Deeley

As reported by SBC, Tamlak joins SPorts IQ’s team as trading director, while Deeley will serve as the company’s new commercial director.

Tamlak and Deeley Bring Decades of Experience

Before joining Sports IQ, Tamlak was a part of Genius Sports. During his tenure with the company, he held the position of head of risk management for three years. His professional tenure also includes positions with the globally recognized companies Pragmatic Play and GiG.

Speaking about the recent appointment, Tamlak said that he is impressed with Sports IQ. Moreover, he pointed out that he is excited to join the company’s leadership-level team. “Helping shape the strategy and direction of a company like this, in its growth phase, is the perfect challenge for me,” said Tamlak in conclusion.

I have followed Sports IQ for some time and have been very impressed. I really like the leadership team and the data-first approach driven by incredibly experienced tech and data science teams.

Kristjan Tamlak, trading director at Sports IQ

Omer Dor, Sports IQ’s CEO, acknowledged that Tamlak and Deeley have significant experience within the industry and were a part of leading US companies. This key experience, according to him will play a key role in the success of the duo and the future growth of the company. Last but not least, Dor welcomed Tamlak and Deeley to the company’s senior-level team.

I am delighted to welcome two such talented individuals as Neale and Kristjan to the team, and excited to see them playing a part in our growth plans in 2023 and beyond.

Omer Dor, CEO at Sports IQ

On the other hand, Deeley has a successful career within the gaming industry after spending more than two decades with leading companies in the sector. Throughout his career, he was a part of Inspired Gaming, as well as William Hill, where he held strategic roles. Just before joining sports IQ, Deeley was a part of Sportradar. During his eight-year tenure with the company, he held different positions and was most recently managing director.


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