Since joining Konami Gaming, Inc. in 2006, Jay Bertsch has provided key support in growing strategic partnerships for the organization across global markets. First hired as Corporate Development Manager, Jay was promoted to Director of Business Development in 2011 before transitioning to a similar post overseas with Konami Gaming’s sister company Konami Australia Pty Ltd. By 2015 he returned to Konami’s Las Vegas headquarters, and was later promoted to Senior Director of Systems Sales in 2017 and Vice President of Global Systems Sales in 2018. Jay was appointed to his current role as Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer in 2020, where he is responsible for leading Konami’s North American game sales team and global SYNKROS® systems team. As a key member of executive management, Bertsch is central in identifying and executing strategic sales plans and initiatives in support of Konami’s market prospects. He is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.