Gaming Analytics Team

MEET THE GAMING ANALYTICS TEAM

Kiran Brahmandam

Kiran Brahmandam

Founder & CEO

CEO of Gaming Analytics, Kiran is an 18-year veteran in the gaming industry. While spearheading innovation and systems R&D in the brick and mortar sector, his products generated over 1B in revenue. In 2017, he founded Gaming Analytics — his mission — improve the casino floor and maximize profits by using artificial intelligence.

Josh Ford

Josh Ford

SVP of Technology

Josh Ford, SVP of Technology at GamingAnalytics.ai since April 2022, has over a decade of industry experience. With deep knowledge of the casino gaming sector, he excels at integrating technology to boost customer experiences and operational efficiency. Prior roles include Associate VP of Omnichannel Experience at Rush Street Interactive, and CIO and VP of Business Intelligence & Analytics at Jamul Casino, San Diego, California.

John McColl

John McColl

VP Of Sales – USA

Experienced Gaming Executive with 16+ years in the Casino Gaming Industry, specializing in Slot Operations, Database Marketing, and Slot Machine Sales. Spent 12 years at Bally/Scientific Games as a Sr. Account Executive in Slot Machine Sales, managing a $20-25M annual portfolio, selling to competitive Northeast region casinos. Began career at Caesars Entertainment, advancing from management intern to Department Manager, leading initiatives in Marketing (Total Rewards) and Slot Operations.

Krishnan Srinivasan

Krishnan Srinivasan

VP of Engineering

A well-rounded technology professional with 17+ years of experience in architecting, developing, deploying and performance tuning software products and applications. Experience working with CTO & Senior Management to understand, formulate & realise technical strategies. Customer interfacing experience with proven track record in managing teams and product delivery lines with strong customer focus. Blends well in start-up modes and large, established setups.

Ashley Unga

Ashley Unga

Director of Customer Success & Marketing

Ashley Skeen Unga, Director of Customer Success & Marketing at Gaming Analytics Inc., brings extensive experience from the gaming and hospitality industry. Former roles include Director of Marketing and Special Events at Tropicana Las Vegas. Ashley began her career at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino, developing her expertise as a Special Events Manager and Coordinator. Known for her leadership, she excels in driving customer engagement and executing effective marketing strategies.

Steven Lambert

Steven Lambert

Business Development Executive

With over 40 years of diverse experience in the casino and gaming industry, Steven Lambert is a seasoned professional known for his expertise in both operations and business development. A Las Vegas, Nevada resident, Steven is currently a Business Development Executive at Gaming Analytics, a position he has held since September 2022.

Troy D. Hall

Troy D. Hall

Senior Director of Slot Optimization 
and Strategy

Troy D. Hall, a 25-year gaming industry veteran, has diverse leadership experience across multiple jurisdictions. He’s managed operations from small Mississippi Delta gaming floors to the largest slot operations in Maryland and Arizona. In his corporate role, Troy oversees 17,000 slot machines across five jurisdictions and has made significant contributions to revenue management. A community leader, Troy initiated a Retention Task Force to combat attrition, showcasing his innovative strategies and commitment to nurturing industry talent.

Michael Crooks

Michael Crooks

Director, Business Development

Michael Crooks, with over 25 years of experience in the Canadian gaming industry, has recently joined Gaming Analytics as the Director of Business Development Canada. Previously, he spent fourteen years at Light & Wonder, leading their sales across Canada. In his new role, Michael is set to bridge the gap between traditional casino operations and innovative A.I. solutions, a move reflecting the growing trend of A.I. integration in the casino industry. His expertise and leadership are expected to significantly contribute to Gaming Analytics’ expansion in the Canadian market.

Lisa Siples

Lisa Siples

Account Manager

Lisa Siples, a passionate advocate for the application of A.I. in the gaming industry, has recently joined Gaming Analytics as a key figure in their customer success team. With a background marked by extensive experience in gaming and a deep understanding of Gaming Analytics’ platform, Lisa’s role is pivotal in ensuring the continued satisfaction and success of strategic accounts. Her commitment to providing exceptional support reflects her personal journey with the company, transitioning from a satisfied customer to a dedicated team member. Lisa’s move also aligns with her personal goals, including a love for the Western environment and the well-being of her family, signifying her belief in the company’s mission to revolutionize casino operations through A.I. technology.

Advisors

 Richard Haddrill

Richard Haddrill

Investor/Advisor

CEO of three successful technology oriented public companies and Vice Chairman of one, with a combined share price increase over that 20 year period of over 1200x ($10,000 grows to $12 million). Currently founder of The Groop (investment and advisory company), and Board member of Blackhawk Network, DecisionLink, Goettl and Longbranch Healthcare. Also, an investor and advisor to other companies. Recently Executive Vice Chairman of Scientific Games and CEO of Bally Technologies, Inc.

Lauralyn Sandoval

Lauralyn Sandoval

Advisor

Never have had a boring day, love what I do and who I work with makes every day a pleasure. I’ve led creation of or helped create new revenue and business lines for multi-billion dollar corporations and young and startup companies. I’ve made a positive impact in the communities I live and for the non-profit organizations I serve.

Todd Eilers

Todd Eilers

Advisor

Todd Eilers is the Principal at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming and a Partner at EKG Ventures. He serves on the board of The EKG Slot Awards and is widely recognized for his expertise in the gaming industry.