Steve Beason was appointed Chief Technology Officer of Scientific Games in August,2005 and later in 2006 was appointed to President of the Lottery Systems Group. In 2014 he was named the Enterprise Chief Technology Officer for Scientific Games Corporation after the purchase and integration of both WMS and Bally Technologies. Scientific Games is the worlds largest gaming product and services provider headquartered in Las Vegas Nevada. Scientific Games employees a total of over 8500 employees and Mr. Beason manages a team of over 1800 technology professionals situated in 5 centers of excellence located in Las Vegas, Chicago, Silicon Valley, Atlanta and India. Yearly revenue for Scientific Games was $2.8 Billion in 2015.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Beason was Executive Director, Information Technology of The Hong Kong Jockey Club. Mr. Beason managed a staff of nearly 400 IT professionals and was responsible for leveraging Information Technology to support the Club;s mission to deliver world-class horseracing and betting services to the Hong Kong public.
Prior to that, Mr. Beason was Vice President, Software Engineering of GTECH, a global supplier of systems and services to the lottery and gaming/entertainment industries. Responsible for building and customizing software for specific clients, he oversaw 20 regional development centers on 5 continents and successfully developed and installed over 40 major gaming systems world-wide. In his 12 years at the company, Mr Beason also held a number of other key technical and managerial positions.
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