Francesco Rodano

Chief Policy Officer Playtech, Former Online Gaming Regulator

Francesco, born in Rome, is Playtechís Chief Policy Officer. He engages with policy-makers and stakeholders in both regulated and emerging markets. He advises the company on governmental policies at local, state, national and EU levels, with a strong focus on responsible gambling. From 2007 to 2016 Francesco worked for the Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency as the online gambling regulator, helping build from scratch the national regulatory framework and leading the growth of the legal market from zero to over Ä1bn ñ making it the second largest in Europe. He alaso represented Italy at the Expert Group on Gambling Services established by the European Commission. Francesco has more than 20 yearsí experience in e-business related jobs. He began his career in IT, then worked in a variety of B2B roles for private companies, eventually specialising in international public affairs.


Main Stage

IV TAVOLA ROTONDA: Per un gioco davvero sicuro: la scienza comportamentale

  • Sonia Biondi, Partner, BVA Doxa
  • Elisabetta Poso, Direttore Ufficio Apparecchi da intrattenimento, Agenzia Dogane e Monopoli
  • Emmanuele Cangianelli, Presidente, EGP - Fipe Confcommercio

MODERA: Francesco Rodano, Chief Policy Officer, Playtech

14:30 - 15:00

Future Room

IV TAVOLA ROTONDA: Dal gioco responsabile al gioco sostenibile – evoluzione verso un approccio integrato al giocatore

  • Francesco Gaziano, Chief Marketing Officer and CCO DigitalEjis
  • Pieter Remmers, CEO, Assissa Consultancy Europe
  • Stefano Fregoni, Managing Director, FilsGame
  • Francesco Rodano, Chief Policy Officier Playtech

MODERA: Ewa Bakun, Director of Industry Insight and Engagement, Clarion Gaming