Jamul Casino has hired Ram Patrachari as its Chief Information Officer (CIO). He brings to the role a quarter of a century of experience in the field.
The casino was seeking a CIO that would help it seamlessly integrate new technologies for casino guests.
Patrachari’s comes to the post having worked in a diverse range of industries, with a career spanning companies such as Bell Labs, Compaq, Exodus Communications and AT&T Wireless.
More pertinently, he has been at the forefront of managing a Southern California casino, a position he has held for 15 years.
Jamul Casino President and General Manager Mary Cheeks commented on the new appointment, stating: "Ram's experience and expertise will be absolutely invaluable as we continue to develop our property and grow our casino services. As we're planning for the next five to ten years, it became clear that Ram was the perfect fit. We're delighted to welcome him to the team."
Patrachari brings to the role extensive experience from the world of technology. For the past seven years, he has served on the Harvard Business Advisory Council. As well, he has advised at TribalNet for 11 years and worked as the Advisory Board Director for Gaming and Leisure for ten years. Among his accolades, he has won the Third Annual Tribal Technology Leadership Award.
Ram believes that working at Jamul Casino is the ideal next step in his career. He commented: “I joined the Jamul Casino team because of the culture that Mary Cheeks has built, how the team interacts with each other, and how they treat guests on the floor.
“For me, it's less about the technology and more about the people. I aim to cultivate an environment where team members feel free to share their ideas on how to make our workplace even better. This culture is completely aligned with my goals."