Casumo appoints former Kindred Chief Architect and Head of R&D as new CTO

MALTA (March 28, 2019) — Jahan Jahanshahi joins Casumo as CTO, spearheading strategy for the company’s gaming platform ambitions in 2019 and beyond.

Jahan Jahanshahi joined Casumo in January as a consultant and was soon after appointed the role of CTO, leading the thriving tech discipline.

“Jahan comes with a wealth of experience in and outside the industry. Whilst working with Jahan on our gaming platform ambitions, both him, the team and all of us immediately felt that it was a great fit,” says Oscar Simonsson, CEO of Casumo.

Apart from running his own consultancy, Mr. Jahanshahi has worked within Kindred Group for the past 8 years holding roles such as Head of R&D and Chief Architect. Prior to that, he worked with BWIN for 4 years building his extensive experience in leading tech teams within our industry.

“Being a company sprung out of the belief that technology is what will enable us to shape the future of gaming through operational and product excellence, this is an important appointment for which we’ve spent 9 months looking,” Simonsson says.

“Casumo is a great company and has achieved more than many of the actors within this industry during its short lifetime. I found myself in the company of highly skilled people who put their heart and souls into delivering great products and fantastic customer experiences. It felt natural to be part of it,” says Jahan Jahanshahi.   

Jahan Jahanshahi will take over from CPO, Mark Busuttil, who has served as the company’s interim CTO for the past 9 months. Forming part of Casumo’s management team, he will be leading the tech discipline, driving its strategy and direction.

Karin Thunholm takes on CFO role at Casumo

MALTA (March 28, 2019) — Karin Thunholm, with industry experience from Kindred, ComeOn!/Cherry, and Dunder, steps into the role of CFO for Casumo, bringing vast experience in both finance and the gaming industry.

“We’re excited to welcome Karin as a part of the senior management team driving Casumo on its continued, ambitious growth journey,”  says Oscar Simonsson, CEO of Casumo.

“I am very excited to work with Casumo. A fantastic company, both in relation to culture as well as accomplishments. I find myself surrounded by highly-skilled, passionate and friendly people who walk the extra mile to deliver. It’s an amazing situation to find yourself in. I am looking forward to being part of taking Casumo to the next level,” says Karin Thunholm

Thunholm started in iGaming in 2006 and has vast experience from the industry after holding previous roles such as CFO at ComeOn, Head of Finance at Unibet, and most recently, CFO for Dunder. She is taking over from Matthew Borg Manche, who has been with Casumo since the start. Borg Manche is moving into a business development role and remains a company director.