Enterprise Chief Technology Officer
Served as Enterprise CTO overseeing the research and development for Bally , WMS brands and and CIO for 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 (CIO/CTO)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 1400+ 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 business mergers , acquisitions and joint ventures for companies such as Bally Technologies, WMS, Playtech, Barcrest, The Global Draw, Games Media and Oberthur Gaming Technologies.