Patrik Österåker
Patrik Österåker
Co-Founder & Chairman

Patrick spent 7 years working in telecoms as a Software Developer/Project Manager, followed by a move into gaming, when he joined what was to become iGame as their Chief Technology Officer. He founded Relax Gaming in 2010, along with Jani Tekoniemi.

Patrik Österåker
Patrik Österåker
Co-Founder & Chairman

Patrick spent 7 years working in telecoms as a Software Developer/Project Manager, followed by a move into gaming, when he joined what was to become iGame as their Chief Technology Officer. He founded Relax Gaming in 2010, along with Jani Tekoniemi.

Tommi Maijala
Tommi Maijala
Chief Executive Officer

Tommi previously served as Chief Executive at iGame Group, which was acquired by Kindred Group in 2015. Following this, he formed part of Kindred Malta as Chief Commercial Officer before joining Relax Gaming late in 2019.

Daniel Eskola
Daniel Eskola
Chief Commercial Officer

Daniel has worked in the online gaming industry since 2005, with experience in a range of strategic areas in both B2B and B2C operations. Prior to joining Relax in Spring 2018, Daniel served as CPO of Kindred Group.

Markus Kruk
Markus Kruk
Chief Financial Officer

Markus spent 9 years at a BIG4 accounting firm, working as an auditor for 5 years and in capital markets while accounting consulting for an additional 4. He joined Relax Gaming in summer 2015, following a 2-year secondment in Amsterdam.

Simon Hammon
Simon Hammon
Chief Product Officer

Simon spent nearly 7 years at NetEnt where he also held the position of Chief Product Officer. Prior to that, Simon was a Freelance Consultant focused on affiliates, bingo, and casino. He joined Relax Gaming at the start of 2018 to drive the casino vertical.

Martin Stålros
Martin Stålros
Chief Operating Officer

Martin entered the industry through the foundation of a consultancy, where Ladbrokes spotted and employed him. He then joined Unibet, rising to Head of Poker & Bingo, where he started working closely with Relax until he joined the company as COO in 2015.

James Chernikov
James Chernikov
Chief Information Officer

James has 20 strong years of IT experience under his belt, ranging from system administration and software development, processes and compliance, all the way to team and company management. He joined Relax Gaming as Chief Information Officer in 2018.

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