Light & Wonder appoints Kelsy Foster to Reno Game Design Studio

October 12, 2023

Foster will begin her new role in 2024.

Light & Wonder has announced the appointment of Kelsy Foster to the Reno Game Design Studio.

Foster will begin her new role as Studio Lead in 2024 and will be in charge of the game designers at the company's offices in Reno, Nevada.

Foster began her career in the gaming industry and at IGT as a game designer from 2002-2009.

The new Studio Lead brings over two decades worth of experience from her time at IGT where she most recently served as VP of Vibe Studio.

Other IGT roles Foster has undertaken during her time there are: Director of Game Design from 2002-2023, Game Producer from 2009-2017 and Senior Director of Creative Design, Premium Products from 2019-2023.

Siobhan Lane, Light & Wonder CEO of Gaming, commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Kelsy to the Light & Wonder team.

"Her 20-year journey in the gaming industry speaks to her unparalleled expertise and we look forward to her leadership as we continue to shape the future of gaming and deliver the best games.”

Meanwhile, Foster added, “I am thrilled to begin this new journey with Light & Wonder. It’s an exciting time to join the organization, given its unwavering commitment to talent and investment in R&D. I look forward to collaborating with the team to bring cutting-edge games to players.”

Last week, Light & Wonder appointed the former Chairman and CEO of Shuffle Master, Mark Yoseloff, to be a Table Games Consultant at the company.


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