Victor Blanco will become the new chief technology officer at Scientific Games from 2022, it has been announced.
Blanco will oversee SG’s technology strategy to support to the company’s work in gaming, lotteries, sports betting and igaming.
Barry Cottle, CEO, said: “Victor’s innovative and strategic approach to both software and hardware design is a great fit for our SG team. We know that his leadership will ensure we are providing the most innovative games, systems and products for our partners and players.”
Blanco was most recently chief technology officer at Aristocrat, where he was instrumental in building the technologies and teams that contributed to a successful about-turn in Aristocrat’s land-based gaming business.
Before that he was director of software architecture for HTC and served in multiple software engineering roles at Microsoft, where he was part of the team that developed the first Xbox game console and online service.