As Senior Vice President of Corporate Public Affairs, Scott Gunn is responsible for IGT’s public affairs related to government relations strategy, and is instrumental in directing and facilitating government relationships and public engagement to advance global business interests for the North American and International business units.
Mr. Gunn has been with the Company for more than 24 years, and has held positions in operations, sales, business development, and public affairs. Prior to his current role, he was Senior Vice President of Global Government Relations and North America Lottery Business Development, overseeing worldwide government relations strategy and managing the Company’s global network of government relations resources, as well as pursuing public sector market opportunities for the Company’s various lines of business in North America.
Mr. Gunn began his career at a public affairs firm in Washington, D.C. He was also an Associate at National Media Inc., where he worked on media strategy for state and federal political campaigns. He has held various positions within national and state political party organizations, and has been involved with several U.S. presidential campaigns.
Mr. Gunn serves on the Board of Advisors to Reviver Auto, is Chairperson of IGT’s Political Action Committee, and is a member of IGT’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Political Economics from Tulane University in Louisiana, U.S.