This includes real-time machine learning models that have run across 35 billion betting transactions, helping operators to reinforce safer play by identifying player risk 72% faster than traditional methods.
Kirk will lead the commercial strategy for Sustain AI, influencing the direction of the product, as well as Future Anthem’s wider approach to safer gambling.
Sustain AI is designed to allow operators to positively comply with regulations in different jurisdictions, including the reforms set out in the recent UK government white paper, through real-time interventions that are designed to reduce player risk with personalised messages.Kirk’s appointment recognises the opportunity for Future Anthem to make AI-led real-time innovations to ensure best practice and set new standards in responsible gambling.
He brings a wealth of experience to the business having been CEO and a co-founder of Mindway AI among a number of sales, marketing and executive roles over more than forty years.
“Future Anthem is the clear market leader when it comes to the development of groundbreaking artificial intelligence and machine learning tools that encourage responsible play,” said Kirk.
“The company has a vision to blend commercial and responsible gambling, offering a one-of-a-kind suite of unmatched personalisation products. I am excited to be a part of Future Anthem’s journey and I am confident my experience can help elevate the company to new heights in this important area of the industry.”
Future Anthem CEO Leigh Nissim, added: “Understandably, to date, most of the industry focus in this area is on compliance, which we plan to build on by extending Future Anthem’s approach from responsible to sustainable gambling, headlining the importance of player health.
“Svend is someone that I have known and admired for several years – he has a first-class track record in both AI and responsible gambling. His appointment is a critical step in our vision that will see Future Anthem lead the charge in this important area of the industry, and the beginning of the next stage in Future Anthem’s journey to measuring and reinforcing sustainable play.”