MGM Resorts International has appointed former Disney executive Tilak Mandadi to the newly created position of chief strategy, innovation and technology officer.
In the new role, Mandadi will oversee MGM Resorts’ digital strategy, with a focus on driving growth and innovation through technology-led customer-centric experiences, products and services.
Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mandadi will also lead corporate strategy and innovation, as well as manage the operator’s relationship with BetMGM joint venture with Entain and join its board of directors.
Mandadi joins MGM Resorts having spent more than eight years as executive vice president of digital, and global chief technology officer for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.
Prior to this, Mandadi was senior vice president for global digital, consumer travel and M&A technology at American Express and spent time in digital, data and technology leadership positions at FedEx Kinko’s and Dell Online.