As Chief Executive Officer of International Game Technology since April 2009, Patti S. Hart leads one of the most innovative and profitable gaming companies in the world. With a market capitalization over $4 billion, nearly 5,000 employees, and offices on six continents, IGT is a leader in gaming entertainment around the world. Patti has served on IGT’s Board of Directors since June 2006. Prior to joining IGT, she was the Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle Systems Inc. from 2004 to 2005, and of Excite@Home Inc. from 2001 to 2002. Ms. Hart was previously Chairman and CEO of Telocity, Inc. and held various executive positions at the Sprint Corporation from 1986 to 1999, including President and COO of Sprint’s Long Distance Division. She graced the inaugural Fortune list of “Most Powerful Women” in 1998. Patti currently serves on the Board of Visitors at the Public Policy School at Duke University and on the Board of Directors of the American Gaming Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Economics from Illinois State University. An Illinois native, Patti currently resides in Las Vegas, NV.