Date: 07.09.2023

by Mateusz Mazur

OpenBet Appoints Sam Depoortere as Vice President of Platform Products to Drive Innovation

OpenBet, a leading technology, content, and service provider in the sports betting industry, has welcomed Sam Depoortere as its new Vice President of Platform Products.

This strategic appointment aims to further fuel innovation within the company, building on its established reputation as a pioneer in the field.

Sam Depoortere’s Extensive Industry Experience

Sam Depoortere brings a wealth of industry expertise to his new role, having most recently served as Business Director for TOTO (Sportsbook & Casino) at Nederlandse Loterij, the largest gambling operator in the Netherlands. During his tenure, he oversaw the operator’s online sportsbook, casino, and retail sportsbook divisions. Depoortere’s impressive career also includes positions with renowned brands like Betway and Media Odds.

OpenBet is well-positioned to leverage Depoortere’s extensive operator experience, providing a solid foundation for the company’s continued focus on its platform products.

Responsibilities of the New Role

In his new role based in Athens, Sam Depoortere will spearhead the sports betting provider’s platform solutions product strategy. He will play a pivotal role in executing the growth of OpenBet’s solutions in the coming years, taking charge of product lifecycle management.

Sam Depoortere, the newly appointed VP of Platform Products at OpenBet, expressed his enthusiasm for the role, saying, “I am thrilled to step into this role at OpenBet, an industry leader known for its innovation and strong partnerships. Leveraging my experience and insights from the operator side, I am committed to steering OpenBet’s platform products to new heights and ensuring that we remain at the forefront of delivering safe and entertaining betting experiences for players worldwide.”

Nikos Konstakis, Chief Product Officer at OpenBet, added his perspective, saying, “With Sam joining the ranks, we are poised for even greater success. His in-depth understanding of best practices and unparalleled industry experience makes him a valuable addition to the team. As we look to the future, we are confident that with Sam’s extensive experience and leadership qualities, OpenBet will continue to redefine the standards in sports betting entertainment.”

OpenBet’s appointment of Sam Depoortere as Vice President of Platform Products reflects the company’s commitment to innovation and growth in the sports betting industry. With Depoortere’s wealth of experience and leadership, OpenBet is poised to maintain its position as a pioneer in delivering safe and entertaining betting experiences for players worldwide.