Lead by a management team with extensive industry experience and a solid reputation for bringing some of gaming’s highest performing content to the market, Spin’s global team has decades of collective experience designing and deploying award-winning gaming industry products. And, with an impressive intellectual property portfolio and an experienced team of graphic artists, programmers and engineers, and rollout specialists, Spin possesses the necessary technology, concept and content expertise to help our customers meet and exceed their i-Gaming goals.
Founder & CEO
Kent Young has over 30 years experience in the gaming industry, covering both land-based and i-Gaming segments. Over a 14 year period, he held senior executive positions with Aristocrat Technologies in Australia and the United States where he was integral in establishing Aristocrat as a market leader in the North American land-based casino market. Throughout his tenure at Aristocrat, Young was seen as a key driver of multiple initiatives including introducing penny slots to the North American market, helping solidify the company’s position as one of the preeminent slot machine providers. In 2007, Young started True Blue Gaming LLC, a provider of third party content to global land based manufacturers, and after selling the company to Aruze Gaming in 2009, stayed on as general manager of Aruze Gaming America until 2011. He has served on the board of the Gaming Standards Association, is a member of AGEM, and has served as an advisor to key industry publications and exhibition entities.
President & CFO
Kunal Mishra’s gaming industry experience spans over 21 years with a focus on slot machine and systems design and development that includes extensive commercialization, product management, marketing, off-shore development, and executive experience in building and directing domestic and international teams. His previous industry roles include serving as General Manager for JCM Global’s Asia Pacific division where he was responsible for regional gaming and commercial division revenue, new business development and developing product strategies for multiple product lines. Prior to his leadership role at JCM, Kunal served as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for Cadillac Jack where he was instrumental in the company’s entry into several Latin America markets. Kunal joined the gaming industry in 1998 as an engineer, working for numerous companies including Shuffle Master and Bally Technologies where he was involved in the development and commercialization of numerous key products and systems.
Senior Vice President – Technology
An accomplished technology executive with over 20 years of demonstrated technology and management leadership experience that includes driving product innovation and implementing enterprise level gaming projects, Arun Yegappan joined Spin Games in January 2019 and is responsible for overseeing the company’s engineering and technology resources to ensure the successful development and deployment of Spin’s product offerings. A proven results-oriented leader in managing enterprise level system design, development and implementation, Arun’s extensive experience stems from holding numerous technology leadership roles for Bally Systems Technical Services during his 12-year tenure there as well as from his two year tenure as Scientific Games’ Technical Director – Interactive Gaming Division. Arun holds a Master of Science – Computer Science and Engineering degree from Oakland University in Michigan and received a Bachelor of Engineering – Electrical and Electronics Engineering degree from Madurai Kamaraj University in India.