Michael’s career spans thirty years in the gaming and hospitality technology industry. He currently works with Oracle in the independent hotels division driving sales for their industry incumbent software products. Michael spent the foundation of his career with the company that eventually became Agilysys beginning his term with the LMS product, highly successful in the gaming industry, where he was the Product Manager and also Installation Manager.
He then formally joined Agilysys where he dedicated almost 20 years to the growth and success of their products, locating himself in Las Vegas and and overseeing the sales operations of the company’s hospitality product set. Through his tenure the Agilysys became a global player and saw significant success in the Gaming and Casino industry around the world.
Departing Agilysys he then joined software vendor Infor and oversaw the sales function introducing their new product set to the hospitality industry. He then joined customer facing technology vendor, Intelity leading their global sales function before assuming his current role with Oracle. Michael also established Caruso Partners, a consultancy focusing on sales services for technology solutions and also was involved in the establishment of Gaming & Leisure magazine and the gaming industry G&L Roundtable Summit held adjacent to G2E each year, drawing the technology leadership of the gaming industry.
He enjoys the strategic aspects of bringing hospitality technology solutions to market and counts one his most significant achievements as the market growth of the Agilysys product globally, achieving a state of vendor of choice with their products for Casino operators.
Originally from New York Michael relocated to Las Vegas more than 25 years ago. He studied Hospitality at the Rochester Institute of Technology and also at Paul Smith College. He is a regular contributor to industry technology publications and a member of the Testbed Vegas community.
Michael has developed relations and provided technology solutions to many of the Gaming industries leading corporations, while watching an industry grow and change in Las Vegas. His background provides unique insight on the subject of gaming and the future experience. Testbed Vegas is eagerly anticipating Michael’s contribution to the dialogue.
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