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Senior Executive Team


Pat Davis

CIO & VP Business Technology

Pat leads the Business Technology team that oversees the technology and systems that support BCLC's operations. From the purchase and validation of lottery tickets at one of our over 4000 retailers, to managing a complex network of 12,000 slot machines across the province, Pat is responsible for the technology that serves as the backbone for the business. His team develops and integrates innovative new technology, and enables the company to adapt quickly to changing business needs in support of its ongoing financial success.

Pat's responsibilities include software development and certification, enterprise architecture, the program management office, the technology infrastructure for lottery, casino, bingo and online gambling, as well as back office systems.

Pat joined BCLC in 2003 and most recently served as Director, Enterprise Architecture. He also held the role as Director, Program Management Office.

He is a certified Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute and sits on the Software Engineering Advisory Committee at Thompson Rivers University. Pat also chaired the 2015 Special Olympics Provincial Winter Games Organizing Committee.