Public Gaming International Magazine May June 2023

40 PUBLIC GAMING INTERNATIONAL • MAY/JUNE 2023 Keith’s role in several Lottery start-ups, as well as his thoughtful stewardship of IGT’s many long-term customers, have contributed to the success of instant product programs around the world. Keith recently worked closely with Tom Shaheen, the startup President of the Mississippi Lottery, to lead the IGT instant product implementation awlessly and with great success. His dedication to the success of each individual customer engages him at all levels of service, from being a member of the “account team” to managing production, logistics, delivery, game design, and all aspects of IGTs Global Instant Ticket Operation. In addition to his responsibilities as Vice President and General Manager, Global Instant Tickets, Keith serves as the Executive Sponsor of WIN-Lakeland (Women’s Inclusion Network). Keith is also a Mentor in the IGT Mentorship Program and serves on the IGT Responsible Gaming Advisory Group. Keith is a well-known and respected leader in the industry, with a distinctive career path and a vision for contributing to the ongoing success of the Lottery industry and service to good causes. n development of INTRALOT’s innovative solutions, the company expanded to 55 countries worldwide, with more than 5,000 highly skilled employees and an annual turnover of approximately 2 billion euros. 2015, he was a nalist for the Manager of the Year award in Greece. From 2023 he holds the role of Group CTO of INTRALOT and active member of the Board of Directors. 2017 to 2019: Konstantinos held the role of CEO of Quanta Technologies, an Isle of Man-based blockchain start-up, and led the development and promotion of innovative blockchain-based products, guiding the company to become the rst licensed operator Blockchain Lottery in the World. 2020 to 2022: he also served as COO of OKTOPAY, an Athens-based Fintech, and led corporate governance and product development according to modern and highly regulated standards, and actively participate in the company's business development in many countries in Europe. n “Chamber of Commerce and Industry” in Münster. In April 2016, Andreas was elected as Chairman of the pan-European Lottery EUROJACKPOT, which was founded in 2012 and currently comprises 33 lottery companies from 18 nations throughout Europe. After more than 10 years, EUROJACKPOT is still growing, both in terms of stakes and the number of member lotteries. Andreas initiated several developments in the Eurojackpot Cooperation, including the integration of more countries and most recently the successful Eurojackpot product change with an increased jackpot cap and a second weekly draw on Tuesday. Andreas has been a member of the WLA Executive Committee since 2017 and has chaired the WLA´s Illegal Lotteries and Betting Committee (ILBC) since its establishment in 2019. The ILBC is dedicated to the task of reviewing the tools and resources available to help member lotteries uphold the principle of territorial integrity with stakeholders in each region. Most recently, in October 2022, Andreas was elected Senior Vice President of the WLA. Andreas Kötter is married and has two adult children. n Sarah M. Taylor - continued During her two-year stint as MUSL president, Sarah worked with executive leadership on an updated strategic plan, adding a third draw day for Powerball, launched a Powerball pilot in Australia and co-founded the National Games Strategy Group. In addition to her MUSL and NASPL activities, she serves as Chair of the World Lottery Association (WLA) Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee. Prior to her lottery industry experience, Sarah held various positions in Indiana city and county government, including eight years as the elected Clerk of the Courts for Marion County (Indianapolis) and ve years as a cabinet member for the Mayor of Indianapolis. Taylor earned her bachelor's degree from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs where she sits on the Distinguished Alumni Council. A lifelong learner, Sarah has earned a Certi cate in Public Management from Ball State University. n Arjan van’t Veer - continued In addition to the current EL Executive Committee members, Arjan has been inspired by the opportunity to work together with several of the industry leaders such as Tjeerd Veenstra, Philippe Vlaemminck, Ray Bates, Guy Simonis, Rebecca Paul, David Gale, Luca Esposito. n Jennifer Welshons - continued research studies and developed unique analytics platforms to provide insights on player motivations and behavior, game performance, prize structure, payout, theme, play action and more. These insights are translated into actionable marketing plans to help lotteries generate maximum retail and digital sales. As a member of Scienti c Games’ Executive Leadership Team, Jennifer takes part in all major business operational and organizational decision-making and is involved in corporate social responsibility, including responsible gaming. Her impact on the culture of intellectual curiosity and integrity at Scienti c Games has helped create a generation of young leaders committed to responsible growth. She is active in Women’s Initiative in Lottery Leadership and serves as a mentor to local students through Tech Alpharetta’s Women's Forum STEAM Mentoring program. Jennifer holds a Master of Arts in Mass Communication and a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Florida. She is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Columbia University in New York City. n PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame continued from page 10 PGRI Lottery Industry Hall of Fame continued from page 11 Keith Cash - continued Konstantinos Farris - continued Andreas Kötter - continued