|[October 22, 2013]
Gaming Industry Veteran Chris Korpi Joins BIS� as Head of Native American Relations
SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)--
BIS� has named Chris Korpi, a gaming industry veteran, as the head of
the newly created Native American Division of�BIS�'s�Gaming Operations.
Korpi will be based at the multi-award-winning business-intelligence
software maker's San Diego headquarters. He will focus on the sale and
placement of BIS�'s expanding gaming product solutions and strengthening
relationships with tribal customers.
"We are extremely pleased to have Chris join�BIS��to lead our efforts in
working with�Native American tribes�and their gaming
businesses,"�said�BIS� President Mukesh�Gordhan.�"Over the past 14 years
Chris has developed strong ties with tribal governments and casino
executives across the country, and has demonstrated his talent for
creating and expanding gaming sales and service teams."
Added Korpi: "I'm very excited to be working with President Mukesh
Gordhan, CTO Andrew Cardno, VP of Sales Garrett Stolle and the rest of
the amazing BIS� team. They are truly leading the way in terms of
delivering powerful, intuitive and easy-to-use analytics solutions that
give casino operators the knowledge they need to increase profits from
both gaming and non-gaming operations as well as improving the overall
property-wde customer experience."
Since 1999 Korpi has worked for companies that supply gaming devices to
casinos, specializing in tribal customers. He spent seven years at Sodak
Gaming (which was purchased by International Gaming Technology) before
joining Aruze Gaming as Native American Sales Manager in the U.S. He was
named VP of Sales for Cadillac Jack in 2007.
Prior to his gaming industry career, Korpi was a lobbyist and political
consultant. He is also well-known mineral specimen collector and serves
on the Board of Directors of the Indigenous Educational Foundation of
Tanzania (IEFT), which operates a secondary school for Masai youth.
BIS�'s gaming industry solution, gameViz™, enables casino operators to
gain a competitive advantage by viewing and analyzing gaming-floor data.
BIS� uses innovative visual data representations known as Super
Graphics™ to provide sophisticated business insights, allowing casinos
to rapidly adapt to changes in customer behavior. BIS� is an innovative
leader in enterprise-ready, standards-based, visually enabled analytics
solutions that reveal the trends and patterns in operational data so
organizations can identify what actions are required today and in the
future. BIS� software products have been recognized with multiple awards
including the Data Warehousing Institute's Advanced Analytics Best
Practices Award,�Gaming & Leisure Magazine's�Technology
Impact Award and Product Interoperability Award, and�Casino
Enterprise Management's�Top-10 Slot Floor products, among others.
Other industry-specific solutions available from BIS� include for the
airline industry (airViz™); for clubs and hospitality (clubViz™); for
resorts (resortViz™); for telecommunications (telViz™); for insurance
(insuranceViz™); for retail (retailViz™); for entertainment
(entertainmentViz™); for manufacturing (makeViz™) and for financial
For more information, please call�1-877-592-2472�or visit:�www.bis2.net.
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