Pier Francesco Geraci

Education

Education
1995 - 1996

Postgraduate

London Business School
1994 - 1995

Master

University College London, U. of London
1990 - 1994

B.Sc.

University College London, U. of London

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Present

Head of Online Gaming & Betting (consulting to)

SNAI S.p.A
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013

CEO

888.it
Lanched this Casino Online Operator in the Italian Market.
Jun 2003 - Dec 2010

Director & Founder

Management 2000 srl
Main engagements which laster about 2 years each: MAG Top consulting firm in Europe focused on the gambling sector. Assisted several clients in the Online Gambling segment. MICROGAME (Peoples's Poker/Bingo) Supported the company to launch the leader poker room in Italy, People's Poker, and of the People's Bingo. In Management 2000, I have carried out several other Start-Up projects in the Telecommunications, Media, Food&Beverage, Gaming & Gambling industries.
Jun 2004 - May 2008

Director of Strategy and Business Development

HBG Group
My engagement involved a management position as Business Development Director in one of Italy's leading Gaming Operator called HBG Group. Position: Since start-up, I have been involved in launching the group various Business Units and in the evaluation of business opportunities offered by gaming market and regulatory framework evolution. I report to the President and I am responsible to organise the company activities, to coordinate Strategic Partners and to lobby with AAMS, the Italian gaming regulator. Results: During these years I launched 44 Bingo Clubs throughout Italy, open 25 restaurants using a franchising system. Won the license to operate a telecom network to connect slot machines in 2004 and within a year reached 15000 connected slots. Launched a multimedia betting internet site based on a commercial distribution network troughout the country. Start-Ups: Bingogest srl, Food&Co srl, HBG Connex srl, HBG Intercom srl, HBG Betting srl, HBG Slot (division of HBG Group)

Skills

Skills

Start-up

Marketing online

Business development

Project Management

New Business Development

Strategic Planning

Email Marketing

Due Diligence

Social Media

Strategic Consulting

Competitive Analysis

Social Media Marketing

Digital Strategy

Business Analysis

Product Management

Online Marketing

Digital Marketing

Marketing Strategy

Consulting

E-commerce

Online Advertising

Online Gaming

Leadership

Marketing Communications

Mobile Devices

Organization

Product Development

Business Planning

Management

Digital Media

Management Consulting

Start-ups

Business Development

Mergers & Acquisitions

Strategic Partnerships

Entrepreneurship

Business Strategy

Strategy

Telecommunications

CRM

Web Design

Organisation

Marketing

Corporate Strategy