Stephen J. Gongaware is Senior Vice President of Business Development at Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA), a privately held diverse information technology services firm providing innovative solutions driven by its three core competencies of analysis, technology and data management. Gongaware leads MSA’s Casino Gaming Practice, offering solutions for casino sports books, slot operations, marketing analytics, casino mobile applications, and innovative services for gaming-equipment manufacturers. Gongaware has developed and led projects with six of the top 10 casino operators worldwide. Gongaware further oversees MSA operations in Southeast Asia, including mainland China. Gongaware has developed multiple successful partnering arrangements with Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to joining MSA, Gongaware was CEO of NetworkNext, a national advertising firm, Director of Research and Development for Cellomics, Project Manager for Golf Digest Information Systems, and an Electrical Engineer at Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Gongaware was awarded US Patent #US6365367.
Gongaware received his BSEE degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1992 and his MBA from the Katz School of Business in 1995.