Eric Schultz was appointed Vice President of Studio Operations at Konami Gaming, Inc. in 2023, backed by more than 20 years’ experience in casino games engineering. In this role, Schultz is responsible for the leadership and direction of Konami’s overall game development operations, including new product development, future product enhancements, and existing product lifecycle support. He oversees skilled engineering and design teams spanning game software development, art design, sound design, math design, and project management. Eric Schultz first joined Konami in 2004 as Software Engineer, and advanced to Game Software Development Manager in 2006, Director Of Game Software Engineering in 2011, and Senior Director of Game Software Engineering in 2014. Schultz’s professional background includes the leadership and development of a variety of technical applications including medical, transportation, and enterprise software specialties. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois at Chicago.