Victor Blanco

Victor Blanco, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Victor Blanco is the head tech wizard at Light & Wonder, serving as Chief Technology Officer. Victor’s passion and innovative energy drives the Company’s technology organization and ground-breaking ideas into fruition. In this role, Victor works closely with our corporate and business unit leaders to ensure that L&W is leading the digital transformation across our industry and strategically amplify our great games with the latest tools and technologies.

Victor is a pioneering technology leader who is passionate about delivering products that range from low power embedded devices to scalable services in the cloud. Most recently, Victor served as Chief Technology Officer at Aristocrat where he was instrumental in building the technology strategy and organizations that contributed to a successful turnaround for Aristocrat’s land-based gaming business. He also led Aristocrat’s expansion into social casino and casual games and launched Aristocrat’s office and technology hub in Austin.

Prior to joining Aristocrat, Victor served as the director of software architecture for HTC supporting the launch of the Google’s first Android smartphone. Victor also held multiple software engineering roles at Microsoft where he was part of the team that developed the first Xbox game console and online gaming service.

Victor graduated from Texas A&M University, is an avid traveler and huge fan of classic 80’s arcades and pinball. When he’s not thinking through the latest tech strategy, you might find him at one of our classic pins on campus.