Proven leader and innovative business executive focused on technology based concepts, products, services and solutions for profitable business ventures. Proficient at running and managing P&L based business units and technology product  development groups,including support and manufacturing departments of a company.

Served a number of roles in my career in the Gaming and Wagering business with the most recent role as Enterprise Chief Technology Officer since January 2011 at Scientific Games. 

Work History

Work History
Aug 2005 - Present

Enterprise Chief Technology Officer

Scientific Games

Currently serve as Enterprise CTO overseeing the research and development  for Bally ,  WMS brands  and Scientific Games. Previously served as both the CTO and President of the Lottery Systems group where I report to the CEO. Managed a group of 1200+ employees in both operational ,product development and service roles for an international market of over 50+ state and government sanctioned lottery and gaming operators. Revenue streams for this organization were in the 180 million USD range which represents approximately 25% of the Scientific Games yearly corporate income. During my tenure at Scientific Games I have continually implemented cost saving measures and which have resulted in a total of 25 million dollars in savings while improving the quality and timeliness of our service and delivery streams.

My roles have also included the responsibilities for our MIS area for the company including LAN, WAN , eMail ,Financial and Operational Systems support, and desktop support for over 9000 employees. Recent implementations of a new ERP system and employees expense reporting system were completed on time and on budget to internal customers satisfaction.

Managed both the manufacturing and software development organizations consisting of approximately 1200+ employees with centers in US, Europe, India and China. Development products have included a number of new and innovative award winning Point of Sales devices and electronic game machines, and the launch of a new internet based suite of products and services for both the US and International markets, mobile phone applications and new methods of Wide Area Network communication offerings for the retail environment.

Managed and headed the technical due diligence in gaming business mergers , acquisitions and joint ventures for companies such as Bally Technologies, WMS, Playtech, Barcrest, The Global Draw, Games Media and Oberthur Gaming Technologies.

Aug 1998 - Aug 2005

Executive Director, Information Technology

Hong Kong Jockey Club

Oversaw the entire IT and MIS organization consisting of approximately 400+ professionals with development centers in India, Australia, Hong Kong and Mainland China. During this time I was responsible for developing and rolling out the following new systems and services for HKJC:

  • Internet, Mobile and POS based Sports betting system and services.
  • Manufacturing and rollout of purpose built handheld terminals, player operated kiosks and clerk operated  point of sales devices.
  • Corporate wide Oracle ERP , Exchange Servers and software systems on budget and on time.
  • Mobile agreements and required software and backend systems with all Hong Kong carriers for SMS / WAP based wagering on horse racing, sports betting and lottery products.

These new channels and services resulted in over 2 Billion HKD of revenue on a yearly basis.

Managed data center operations for racetrack and internet systems with an uptime percentage of over 99.99% for the duration of my employ with the company.

1986 - 1998

Vice President of Software


Managed the software service , support and development departments which consisted of approximately 350+ developers and professionals across over 20 international support and R&D centers. Responsible for the installtion and development of over 40 state and government licensed gaming system installations.

Developed the first plug and play gaming system where new lottery games could be added "on the fly" with no new code required before launch.

Managed a yearly budget of approximately 36 million USD plus capital expediture of upto 100 million USD on a yearly basis.

Responsible for 98% ontime delivery schedules which resulted in the company developing the tag line "Online Ontime" for all sales collateral that was presented to customers. GTECH won 80% of all bids based on their technical evaluation scores during this period.

Technical Project Manager

AB Trav och Gallop

Led the implementation and roll out of the first nationwide system that was designed to run multiple tracks across the entire country of Sweden from the Stockholm data center. Previously each track had their own system and datacenter and support personnel. Yearly operating cost savings of 90% were realized with the implementation of this system to over 30 Harness and Thoroughbred race tracks in Sweden.

System Programmer

International Lottery and Totalizator Systems

Responsible for designing and developing real time mission critical online transaction processing systems and programs for the electronic commerce business. Proficient in Fortran,C and C++ programming languages.