As Vice President of West Game Sales, Lauren Bates actively leads Konami’s games product sales strategy in markets across the western United States. She manages, directs, and develops opportunities to achieve company targets, while helping serve the long-term interests of Konami’s diverse casino customers. Lauren has been with Konami Gaming, Inc. since 2006, working in both the games and systems divisions. She was promoted to Director of Regional Sales West in 2019, before being named Vice President of West Game Sales in 2020. Lauren Bates has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and recently completed UCSD’s Mindful Executive graduate program.