Jamie Odell joined the Board of Scientific Games in 2020 as Executive Chair after serving the Board and CEO Barry Cottle as a senior advisor since May 2019. Mr. Odell brings more than 30 years of experience as a Global CEO in the consumer goods, technology and gaming industries to the Board.
Mr. Odell focuses on investments in technology start-ups in both Australia and the U.S. as co-founder of an Australian private assets growth fund, in partnership with Ellerston Capital (JAADE Private Assets Fund), which currently has over $100M FUM. He is currently the Chairman of Mable Technologies Pty Ltd, a fast-growing technology platform which connects support workers and caregivers with people in the community as well as aged care and disability providers.
Previously, Mr. Odell served as the CEO of Aristocrat Technologies from 2009 to 2017. During his 8-year tenure as CEO, Mr. Odell led a successful, global transformation of Aristocrat which elevated its industry leadership, attracted the industry’s top talent and delivered significant returns for investors. Aristocrat is now a top 20 company within the Australian Stock Exchange and has a market capitalization of around $20 billion.
Prior to joining Aristocrat, Mr. Odell had a successful senior leadership career running multinational organizations across the U.S., Australia, Europe and Asia including Managing Director roles with Foster’s Group, Beringer and Allied Lyons.