New Hire at Continent 8 Technologies

By Dave Sawyer, Last updated May 2, 2024

Continent 8 Technologies continues to strengthen its position as the leading compliant global managed hosting, connectivity, cloud and cybersecurity solutions provider with the appointment of Jamie Garcia as Regional Sales Director. In her new role, Jamie will be responsible for driving critical infrastructure growth and cybersecurity opportunities in the rapidly expanding iGaming and online sports betting market.

Jamie is a highly experienced industry specialist. Over her 10-plus-year career in the sector, she has held senior positions at some of the most renowned organizations, including Scientific Games and Williams (WMS) Gaming. She joins Continent 8 from Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), where she was a Senior Account Executive.

At Continent 8, Jamie will support new strategic sales initiatives to address the growing demand for the company’s comprehensive service portfolio. These offerings include hyperscale, hybrid/public/private cloud and physical infrastructure.

Continent 8’s lineup also boasts a full suite of cybersecurity solutions to safeguard critical infrastructure against ever-evolving cyber threats. These include DDoS and WAF/WAAP protection, backup solutions, MDR/EDR services, VAPT assessments, mobile device and phishing defense, SIEM & SOC resources, and more.

Jamie Garcia, Regional Sales Director at Continent 8 Technologies, added: “My skillset is ideally suited to the role of Regional Sales Director. I’m looking forward to using the experience and expertise I have built over my career to provide even more support and value to our customers.”

“North America is an incredibly exciting market with big opportunities for operators and suppliers to explore, but they need the regulatory guidance and technical infrastructure and cybersecurity creativity for their iGaming and online sports betting requirements, and that’s exactly what Continent 8 provides.”

Brian Koh, Chief Commercial Officer at Continent 8 Technologies, said: “Jamie has a proven track record at high-caliber organizations such as GLI and Scientific Games.”

“This is just the sort of expertise we want to bring to our organization and US sales team. This is a market that has shown tremendous growth potential, and we want to continue to support our customers in the new and upcoming regulated states in which they operate.”

“With Jamie on board, we can deepen the relationships we have with our customers and ensure they are getting the most out of the infrastructure and cybersecurity solutions and services we provide.”

Dave Sawyer

Dave has been involved in the Online Gambling industry for 20 odd years now. With experience working for an operator based in Gibraltar, where he headed up the IT team at Ladbrokes, to running his own iGaming affiliate websites until 2019.

Dave now writes for Casinomeister and sister site Casino Gazette. You may also see him on the forum from time to time, where he goes by the handle Webzcas.

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