Gideon is an experienced global senior executive with a consistent track record of initiating and delivering high growth, performance improvement and organizational change for companies operating in Gaming, Media and Technology.
Prior to Partis, Gideon held the position of Executive Vice President, Interactive at International Game Technology, the world’s leading casino game developer and distributor. At IGT, he managed all of the Company’s online/mobile businesses globally, led a team of 300+ in 7 countries and was a member of the senior executive team, reporting directly to IGT’s CEO.
Before joining IGT, Gideon spent 11 years at Viacom, a leading global media and entertainment conglomerate. As EVP of Digital Media, he led a portfolio of international online/mobile businesses for brands such as MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. Gideon also led the Strategy and Business Development group for Viacom’s international TV business, where he was responsible for a wide variety of successful business development and strategy initiatives.
Earlier in his career, Gideon worked as VP Global and Wireless for the leading web 1.0 social network Bolt.com, as a strategy consultant for Marakon Associates and as an investment manager at Barclays Bank. He has helped launch multiple start-up businesses as executive, investor, advisor or board member.
Gideon is a graduate of Oxford University and of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.