Inspired brings in industry veteran as technology chief
Inspired Entertainment has named Steve Beason as its new group chief technology operator, effective immediately.
Beason, who has served as an independent consultant to Inspired since 2018, will oversee the supplier’s hardware, software and content development in the role.
An experienced industry executive, Beason spent more than ten years at Scientific Games, serving as enterprise CTO between 2011 to 2016, and managing a group of 1,200 staff in operational, product development and service functions.
He previously worked for the Hong Kong Jockey Club as executive director of information technology, and as vice president of software for Gtech.
“Steve is an innovative and results-driven leader whom I’ve had the pleasure of working with during his tenure at Scientific Games,” Inspired executive chairman Lorne Weil said.
“Given his unparalleled industry knowledge and extensive experience across the lottery, casino, interactive, horse racing and sports betting industries, he is extremely qualified to fill this role,” he explained.
“I’m confident that Steve’s leadership and proven track record are exactly what we need to enter the North American marketplace and take our business to the next level.”