Light & Wonder
Robert J. Parente is the Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Gaming, for Light & Wonder. In this role, Mr. Parente oversees sales management and revenue across all product lines and leads its Enterprise Accounts.
A respected industry veteran, Mr. Parente joined Bally Technologies in 2009 and previously held the position of Senior Vice President of North American Sales and Corporate Marketing for Bally Technologies which was acquired by Scientific Games (now Light & Wonder) in 2014.
Prior to joining Bally Technologies, Mr. Parente held many senior leadership roles in both the gaming and tech industries. Mr. Parente held the position of Executive Vice President, Sales/Marketing and Business Development at Progressive Gaming International, Corp. in Las Vegas, Nevada and several senior management roles for three high-tech companies based in California.
Mr. Parente is a Board Member for the Canadian Gaming Association, the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers and the Boy Scouts of America, Las Vegas Council. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Nevada, Reno; and completed the Enrichment Seminars Business Program at Brown University in Providence, R.I. He also holds a U.S. patent in the gaming field for configurable gaming devices with player selectable award profiles.