IGT Appoints VP
IGT today announced the appointment of Jon Wade as its new Executive Vice President of Engineering, overseeing the management and deployment of the Company's various engineering and systems development groups. Wade is the former President of AgilePower Systems. As a founder of that company, he was responsible for its technology development strategy, product marketing and finances. He also spent 10 years with Sun Microsystems, Inc., during which time he managed the hardware development of the UltraSPARC V(TM)-based Enterprise Server family and served as product manager for high-performance interconnects.
Wade earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has many patents and published articles to his credit.
International Game Technology is a global company specializing in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and sales of computerized gaming machines and systems products.