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Louie Velocci - KPMG. Halifax, NS, CA

Louie Velocci

Partner, Advisory | KPMG

Halifax, NS, CANADA

Seasoned and accomplished IT professional who has spearheaded forensic reviews of online gaming for both public and private sector clients





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President of KPMG Forensic Inc. and a Partner with KPMG’s Advisory Services practice in Atlantic Canada. He brings over 16 years of overall experience and 13 years experience in public practice in IT security and attestation and forensic investigations, and has worked extensively with global gaming organizations.

Louie has led IT security reviews of online gaming and gaming back-end processes for Canadian lottery corporations, performed attack and penetration testing, application stress testing, and firewall vulnerability reviews within global gaming environments. He has also led a forensic investigation around lottery processes for customer complaints and internal winning files, investigated online gaming discrepancies, and provided attestation services under Inter-provincial Lottery (ILC) minimum control standards.

Most recently, Louie led the World Lottery Association (WLA) responsible gaming certification for an Atlantic Canadian-based gaming corporation, assisted as a subject matter expert on the WLA submissions for four additional Canadian jurisdictions, and worked on the European Lottery TOTO responsible gaming submission for a gaming corporation in Israel.

Louie has a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia. He is a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Assurance Advisor (CAA), a GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), is certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and holds a Government of Canada Level II Security Clearance.

Industry Expertise (9)

Computer Software

IT Services/Consulting


Gambling and Casinos

Information Technology and Services

Computer Gaming

Computer/Network Security

Business Services

Market Research

Areas of Expertise (6)

Cloud Computing

Regulatory Compliance Assessment

Green IT

Operations Risk Management

It Due Diligence and Integration/Separation

It Cost Optimization

Accomplishments (4)

Member, Industry Canada (professional)

Industry Canada's mission is to foster a growing, competitive, knowledge-based Canadian economy. The Department works with Canadians throughout the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, improve Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.

President, Dartmouth Minor Football Association (personal)

The Dartmouth Minor Football Association is a non-profit organization that has teams playing football during the months of August through November. We welcome both male and female players and feature student athletes who are 8 - 20 years old. Our program is not about winning games, but about developing football skills, teaching commitment, fair play and team spirit.

Director and Treasurer, National Congress of Italian Canadians (personal)

The National Congress of Italian Canadians (NCIC) is a nationwide umbrella organization whose objectives are, to promote, represent, defend and safeguard the interests of the 1.45 million Canadians of Italian heritage it represents. Italian Canadians are proud of their contributions to Canada and will continue their commitment to making Canada a rich and diverse cultural mosaic for the benefit of all its citizens.

President, Italian Canadian Cultural Association of Nova Scotia (personal)

At the Italian Canadian Cultural Association of Nova Scotia (ICCA NS) our mission is to enrich, share and reflect Italian Canadian culture through social, cultural, recreational and educational services. The association provides instruction in the Italian language and culture, organizes social events on Italian cultural themes, and provides a forum where its members and the community-at-large can share experiences and mix socially.

Education (2)

Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants: CA

St. Francis Xavier University: Bachelor of Business Administration

Event Appearances (2)

Playing Smart! Strategies for Mitigating Online Risk

Canadian Gaming Summit  Vancouver, British Columbia


Refining Organization and Technology for Better Cyber Security

Global Approaches to Security and Technology Strategies  TBD

Sample Talks (1)

Playing Smart! Strategies for Mitigating Online Risk

Learn how to play smart and strategically manage the challenges presented by online web and mobile gaming applications. This session provides a comprehensive approach to mitigating risks by taking a holistic view to risk thereby enhancing your understanding of the legal, regulatory, social, technological, and operational considerations of online gaming.


  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC


*Will consider certain engagements for no fee