President,Richard Weil, Inc.
Mr. Weil has 25 years of experience in the regulated lottery/gaming and interactive industries. Mr. Weil's experience in these sectors include operational and strategic management, M&A, content and technology development as well as public company governance.
Most recently Mr. Weil was Chairman and CEO of INNOVA Gaming Group a company he led the C$50 million TSX IPO of in May 2015. He coordinated the successful sale of INNOVA to Pollard Banknote in late 2017.
Previously Mr. Weil held several senior positions over a ten-year period at Scientific Games Corporation. As Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, he assisted in the US$1.5 billion acquisition of WMS (one of the world’s leading gaming companies).
In 2010, after serving several years as a gaming business consultant, Mr. Weil, as CEO and Managing Director, launched Sciplay™ a business focused on providing interactive solutions to regulated operators, like lotteries and casinos (ie., New Jersey and Delaware).
Prior to Sciplay™, Mr. Weil was President of FUN Technologies, Inc., a TSX-AIM dual listed online social and sports gaming company.
Before joining FUN in August 2004, Mr. Weil was the Corporate Vice President of International Business Development for Scientific Games (formerly known as Autotote Corporation). During his time (1994 – 2004) with the company, he collaborated on the acquisitions of Scientific Games, MDI, and IGT On-line Systems and contributed to major international growth and business development in Lottery, Gaming and Racing.
Mr. Weil holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Ryerson University in Toronto, and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business. He has been featured in EGR Magazine and as a speaker at various international gaming conferences, including the Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GIGSE) and the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries Conference (NASPL).