Is a corporate CEO with extensive experience in tech, government contracting and regulated industries operating on all six continents. Over more than 20 years he has led more than 50 M&A and JV transactions in more than 25 countries and both managed and served on the boards of several highly regulated businesses. Currently he serves as a consultant to several technology companies and as Chairman of Meridian Gaming, regulated and operating in more than 30 countries, with a large footprint in Africa, Central and South America and Central and Eastern Europe. He has previously held divisional CEO or President positions with IGT (NYSE), Aristocrat (ASX), and Real Networks (NASDAQ), as well as a venture capital firm. He previously trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in the UK.