leading international B2B developer and provider of products for the online gaming industry, had
recently announced the opening of a broadcasting studio in Yerevan. In our interview with Jacob
Claesson we discovered the history of Evolution as well as the plans they have for Armenia.
Q: Tell us about the history of Evolution. How did it start and what are the key corporate milestones?
JC: Evolution is a Swedish company founded in 2006 on the notion to bring the experience from a land-based casino to an online environment. Evolution operates solely as a supplier to the online casino operators, the company does not sell anything directly to customers/players, all monetary transactions goes via the operators. This year, we celebrate 15 years of operation, recognizing our track record of ground-breaking news and industry leadership, including the establishment of a brand new product category with the Game Shows in 2012 and multiple examples of successful introduction of new combinations of game technology.
During its 1,5 decade of operation, Evolution has become leading international B2B developer and provider of products for the online gaming industry with over 10,000 employees across 20+ locations working in the fields of product innovation, software development, game presenters and host as well as a range of support functions. Since 2010 Evolution has won the Best Live Casino Supplier of the Year at the EGR B2B Awards on an annual basis, which means Evolution has won that award EVERY year since it was initiated.
Q: What makes Evolution stand out among its competitors? What makes Evolution special as an employer?
JC: We are recognized for providing an unparallel player experience through our advanced product innovation and technical solutions. We are a software company with A-Z product development in-house, including design, software and technical development. Evolution is also an equipment company: most of our games are innovated by us. It means that the physical equipment required to bring them to life often does not exist. So, we invent and build them ourselves. But first and foremost, EVO is a people company. Our people drive our innovation. Today we operate in more than 20 locations, with 10,000+ employers of about 80 nationalities. Our corporate culture with its strong and rooted values is what defines us as an employer.Evolution is an embodiment of ALIVE, an active, young organization, which is always looking for new opportunities and hungry for new things. We always go for 1st We opt to do RIGHT – we aim to lead the way in fair gaming and contribute to the communities that we operate from. We work TOGETHER - our business model is based on teamwork, every part of the chain counts as our product is 50% IT and 50% human. We reward EVOlutioneers who step up for fellow colleagues and we strive to apply the human angle and support our people to grow and take on challenges.
Q: What benefits do you offer to your employees?
JC: Most importantly, we offer an opportunity to take the first career step without any specific work experience. We offer an international and people-oriented atmosphere, an attract...