Vice President, Innovation & Application Development , Affinity gaming
Member of the Gaming & Leisure Board
Serkan Gecmen has begun his career in the technology field with notable accomplishments in architecture and implementation of enterprise level technology solutions in educational software and game development.His focus shifted to gaming, hospitality and various types of entertainment industries with direct responsibility for key technology functions of gaming, hotel, iGaming/online betting, player development, loyalty programs, e-commerce and digital marketing impacting operational perspective and fostering success in sixteen world-renowned casino/hotel/resorts throughout the nation.Serkan joined the Affinity Gaming team in March 2015 as a technology consultant where he currently serves as the Vice President of Innovation & Application Development responsible from defining and executing the enterprise-focused technology vision. His efforts have been maximizing cutting-edge research insights, data-informed strategies, inspired innovations and scalable solutions that create potent transformation of business and EBITDA, and the human-impact that arise from the new experiences people "love."Serkan earned his bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Information and Computer Sciences with interdisciplinary coeducation in psychology and economics that enables him to create exponentially more efficient and engaging technology utilizing the philosophy of human-mind and behavior, and an excelled leader predisposition to establish motivation, successful interpersonal relations as well as effective selection of personnel and team formations.Serkan was honored with the Gaming Voice Award at the 11th Annual AGA Digital Communication Awards.