In her role as CEO at Tech.mt, Dana Farrugia and her team are trusted with promoting the national strategy for technology and innovation. Having worked in the telecoms industry for 14 years, she now works in the areas of AI, software development, robotics, and cyber security – among many others.
What has been the most important moment in your career so far?
Being appointed CEO of Tech.mt. It is something that I worked hard for throughout my career and being entrusted to drive Malta’s momentum in the tech sector was such a proud moment.
How do you hope your work will influence iGaming?
My mission is to ensure economic prosperity and growth for the technology sector in Malta. As the digital revolution accelerates, we aim to position the country as an attractive working destination within the European tech industry. Tech.mt also aims to grow local tech companies that want to expand their business in the country.
What is your prediction for the future of iGaming in Malta?
Looking ahead, we must develop and use digital solutions to thrive in key digital infrastructures. The Government has invested over €3 million to position Malta as a global technology hub of excellence. Further investment will doubtlessly position the island as a digital powerhouse within Europe.
This is the second part of an eight-part feature first carried in the Winter 2021/2022 edition of iGaming Capital magazine, the sister publication to iGamingCapital.mt, on the eight most influential women in Malta’s iGaming sector
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