Contributor Profile

Tim Bucher

Job TitleExecutive Vice President & Chief Product Officer

Company NameScientific Games

Tim Bucher joined Scientific Games in May 2018 as Chief Product Officer across all areas of hte business. His focus will be developing an enterprise-wide product strategy, defining R & D roadmaps and driving innovation to help strengthen Scientific Games' position as the industry's technology leader. Mr. Bucher brings over 30 years of innovative technology leadership with him to Scientific Games and has been issued over 40 patents in networking technology, user interface design, computer and processor design, as well as graphics and multimedia technologies. Mr. Bucher is a Silicon Valley veteran who has created several successful companies which have either been taken public or acquired by tech giants including Microsoft, Apple, Dell and Seagate Technology. He has held executive leadership and product roles working directly for iconic entrepreneurs - Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Michael Dell - learning how to innovate and grow businesses. While at Microsoft, Tim focused on developing new markets beyond the PC, leading TV products and services and the original Xbox team. At Apple, Tim was the driver behind the switch to the Intel platform, the low-cost Mac platform (Mac mini), Apple's multi-touch technology enabling the iPhone and iPad, and numerous other ground-breaking initiatives. Most recently, Tim served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Seagate Technology's $1.4B global consumer business developing innovative solutions to break Seagate into new markets including mobile, drone, gaming, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Mr. Bucher holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Electrical Engineering from University of California, Davis and a Master of Science in Computer Architecture from Stanford University.

Conference Sessions

  • Brave New Gaming World: Transforming our Industry via Today's Cloud

    October 15, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM, Veronese 2406

    The cloud is already transforming the gaming industry. Tim Bucher, Chief Product Officer of Scientific Games, and Jake Burns, Enterprise Strategist from AWS, wi...

    • Language: English

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