Meet the GCT Leadership Team:

Andrew Cardno
CEO & Founder

Andrew is an established thought leader in visual analytics, with over 21 years of experience in the field. Andrew has led private Ph.D./Masters research teams in visualization/development for over 15 years, this leadership won Andrew two Smithsonian Laureates and more than 20 international and innovation awards. He is an inventor of over 80 patent applications. He has published over 100 industry and academic articles and is co-author of the books. In addition, Andrew provides expert consultation on high performance databases and data visualization, as well as software services to casinos in the United States.

Andrew’s current vision is the digital transformation of the Gaming Industry.

Simon Burgess
Director of Compliance

Simon is a Senior Finance and Gaming Executive with over twenty-five years of experience in the gaming industry with a specific emphasis on financial leadership, growth, and creating a positive culture. Having spent many years leading global gaming equipment manufacturers teams, he has successfully overhauled multinational operations, financial reporting systems, and internal processes to create an efficient and highly focused team.

At GCT, Simon is responsible for federal, state, local, and tribal compliance and financial reporting, tax, and other compliance matters.

Karen Cardno
Operations Manager and Compliance Tech

Karen has a background in political science and policy analysis and has worked for various government agencies and investigative committees. Karen has also held operational positions in various businesses, both in the United States and overseas.

Karen’s role at GCT is to manage operations and provide technical and policy support for licensing.