Since 2001, Gerard Crosby has been active in leading games R&D for Konami, in areas including hardware and software engineering, product strategy, and business operations management. Backed by nearly three decades of experience creating and delivering casino games entertainment to diverse global markets, he brings a depth of expertise to his role as Senior Vice President & Chief Games Product Officer for Konami Gaming, Inc. and its sister company Konami Australia Pty Ltd. He is responsible for leading the company’s global games R&D, including vision, conceptualization, strategy, and execution. In addition to his role as SVP & Chief Games Product Officer, Mr. Crosby serves as Konami Australia’s General Manager of Product Development, Director, Office Holder, and Secretary. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Australia-based not-for-profit Gaming Technologies Association (GTA), where he chairs the association’s Technical Committee. Gerard Crosby has a Bachelor of Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Technology, Sydney.