by Howard Stutz
Las Vegas Gaming Wire
LAS VEGAS, Nevada –- Reno-based slot machine giant International Game Technology dipped into the ranks of Microsoft Corp. to the company's newly created
Chris Satchell joins IGT as the new CTO chief technology officer.
Chris Satchell will join IGT after 17 years with Microsoft, most recently as the chief technology officer for the Interactive Entertainment Business, with responsibility for technical strategy and execution across the video gaming business including Xbox, Games for Windows, Xbox LIVE and Microsoft Game Studios.
"(Chris) will play an instrumental role in shaping our strategic and tactical technological vision and refocusing our internal technology support on many levels within the organization," IGT CEO Patti Hart said in a statement.
The new position will have direct management responsibility for IGT's Information Systems team, research and development, and the advanced software architecture group.
|The leader in slot machine manufacture, IGT produces hit after hit including popular favorites Megabucks, Wheel of Fortune, Double Diamonds, to the latest innovations. The website features details on the slots, video slots and other products that IGT is famous for. There's also a Gamefinder function which allows you to search for the locations of your favorite games. Financial and technical information for investors and slot directors is also included.|
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