om has more than 20 years of experience in executive level sales and marketing related positions with large corporations operating in the US, Europe and Asia. He was most recently VP of Strategic Channels, Corporate & Business Development of Force10 Networks, a us$ 200 million network equipment manufacturer.
He was CEO for Broadband Interactive TV. He was VP of Sales for Qwest's sales and marketing organization of 1,000 people and us$ 1.5 billion in revenue in 2004. Prior to Qwest, he operated extensively throughout Asia as Pihana Pacific's EVP of Product and Channel Development. He was also President of Sprint's Hospitality Market Group where he worked closely with many Las Vegas hotels and casinos.
"Eric's vast experience managing varied and complex product distribution and marketing models will add a new dimension to our management team with an eye toward providing a more effective, responsive and relationship-focused customer experience," said Patti S. Hart, IGT CEO and president.
Tom received a master's in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley with emphasis in corporate finance and entrepreneurship. He has a bachelor's in business administration from the University of Hawaii.