VizExplorer announced that the company’s board of directors has appointed David Patent as CEO. He will assume the day-to-day leadership of the company and will also join VizExplorer’s board of directors. A veteran of the gaming industry, Patent has nearly two decades of professional experience, including C-Level management and strategy roles.

“I am excited and honored to help lead VizExplorer in the next chapter of its growth. VizExplorer has made impressive strides in the gaming industry, becoming an established brand with a comprehensive software platform that powers efficiency, productivity and profitability for casino operators,” said Patent.

“A seasoned leader with a proven track record in this space, the board and I believe David is the right person at the right time to build on our growing momentum. We are confident in his vision and ability to take decisive action to transform the business,” said Ian Bonner, executive chairman at VizExplorer.

Patent began his slots career at Harrah’s Entertainment and moved through a number of operational roles before leaving the company to become the president and COO of Rush Street Gaming in 2009. During his time at Rush Street, Patent reportedly grew familiar with VizExplorer products and services and has continued working with a range of data analytics and software entities since leaving the organization.