Date: 26.01.2024

by Mateusz Mazur

Continent 8 Technologies Welcomes Ex-Google Exec Dave Phillips as VP of Network

Continent 8 Technologies, a leading infrastructure provider to the global gambling industry, is proud to announce the appointment of Dave Phillips, a former Google executive, as Vice President of Network.

With a career spanning 15 years at Google, Dave brings a wealth of experience to the Continent 8 team, having held various leadership roles across Engineering, Operations, Delivery, and Product teams.

Expanding Global Network Operations

As VP of Network, Dave will spearhead the operations, build, development, and engineering teams worldwide, ensuring the seamless performance of Continent 8’s expansive network.

This network, which now extends to over 100 data center locations across four continents, including 30 states in the US, is among the most connected in the world, serving as the backbone of the iGaming industry.

A Team of Global Specialists

Dave will lead a dedicated team of networking specialists stationed across the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Singapore, and India. His role is critical in maintaining Continent 8’s status as the go-to provider of secure, high-speed, and low-latency connectivity for the iGaming sector and beyond.

Edward O’Connor, Chief Technology Officer at Continent 8 Technologies, shared his enthusiasm for Dave’s appointment: “Dave’s extensive experience, gained during Google’s hyper-growth phase, makes him an invaluable asset to our team. Our network’s reputation as one of the industry’s largest and best connected is a testament to our commitment to innovation and customer service. With Dave’s leadership, we’re poised for even greater achievements in the years to come.”

Dave Phillips expressed his excitement about joining Continent 8: “The opportunity to contribute to Continent 8’s dynamic growth and to further enhance our innovative product offerings is truly exhilarating. I’m eager to work alongside our talented team to solidify our position as the preferred infrastructure partner for the world’s leading gaming operators and suppliers.”

Our Comment on the Article

Dave Phillips’ appointment as Vice President of Network at Continent 8 Technologies marks a significant milestone for the company as it continues to expand its global footprint.

With Dave’s rich background and the innovative spirit of the Continent 8 team, we anticipate a new era of growth and technological advancements that will further elevate the iGaming industry’s infrastructure capabilities.

This strategic move underscores Continent 8’s commitment to excellence and its dedication to serving the evolving needs of its clients and partners in the global gaming ecosystem.