Rich Schneider

Rich Schneider, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer

Rich Schneider is the man behind the curtain at Light & Wonder, serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer. Rich brings his people and product expertise to the Company to push the status quo and lead the product development team on the exciting journey to become the leading, cross-platform games company. In this role, Rich oversees L&W’s land-based gaming product strategy, enhances collaboration across platforms and furthers the Company’s position as the industry’s product and technology leader.

A proven leader in the gaming industry, Rich has 30 years of experience in creating and delivering gaming products. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Product Officer at Aristocrat. He also held executive roles at Walker Digital Table Systems, Acres Gaming and numerous leadership roles at IGT. Rich knows what makes a good game.

An advocate for open standards, he was a founding member of the Gaming Standards Association and served the organization as a Board Member and as its Vice Chairman. Rich is a passionate outdoorsman and lends his time to Save Red Rock Canyon.

Rich graduated from University of Nevada Las Vegas College of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree. If Rich is not thinking of the newest product, he might be casting a line for bonuses in Super Reel ‘Em In.