LAS VEGAS, Nev. (August 15, 2016) – Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock® has named sales aficionado Mike McKiski as Vice President of Sales for Western United States . McKiski will be based in the company’s office in North America and will oversee sales strategies in order to grow the company’s revenue in Nevada, Oklahoma, California, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington. McKiski will lead the North American sales force at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo, where the company will exhibit on booth #1239.
“Interblock has been strategically growing our business across North America and having someone with Mike’s expertise is a huge milestone for the company. Mike brings a wealth of sales knowledge to Interblock and I am more than confident that with his leadership, Interblock will be able to increase its footprint throughout the region,” said Interblock Global CEO John Connelly.
Mike McKiski said, “I am thrilled to join John’s global executive team to help continue the growth of Interblock around the world. The electronic table games space is exploding, and I am excited to help introduce new streams of revenue for tribes and casinos across the Western United States, through the Interblock luxury electronic table games brand.”
Prior to Interblock, McKiski served as Director of Sales and Commercial Operations at Scientific Games Interactive, where he oversaw the Sales, B2B Account Management and Marketing Services teams for the North American market. He is a market transformation catalyst who has been at the forefront of launching mobile and social marketing products for hundreds of casino operators across the continent.
Before that role, McKiski spent four years helping launch the Bally Interactive division. For two years prior, he was a Product Manager at Bally, with responsibility to drive market research and product strategy for Latin America, South America, and South Africa. He joined the gaming industry right out of college, with almost two years at MGM MIRAGE (now MGM Resorts) as a Public Relations coordinator. In that role, he was primarily responsible for coordinating media activity for over 150 food and beverage outlets.
Named by Vegas, Inc. as one of the “40 Under 40” to watch in 2015, McKiski is recognized with numerous awards for leadership, community involvement, and professional standards of excellence. McKiski holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a four-year letter winner as an offensive lineman for the Rebels. He also holds credentials from Harvard Business School as a member of their HBX CORe business management program.