Bart A. Lewin, widely recognized as a global expert in information technology for the gaming, hospitality and retail industry, has taken the helm of gaming technology frontrunner NEWave as its new chief executive officer and chief technology officer.

In his new role, he will pilot the company in a new direction of expanded solutions, technologies and services.

Lewin brings a wealth of leadership to NEWave, having founded and developed three technology companies. Additionally, he has held technical and executive management positions for Chevron Chemical Company, International Game Technology, Inc., and Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. He co-founded a successful database marketing software company, DataDesigns, Inc., which was acquired by Group 1 Software, Inc. (now a subsidiary of Pitney-Bowes), where he was retained as chief technology officer.

Recently the company announced that well-known gaming and hospitality technology expertClaudia R. Winklerjoined NEWave as senior vice president of professional services.