Job Title: Executive Vice President and FinTech Business Leader
Darren Simmons’ career spans 25 years with deep experience in financial services, gaming, business development, and professional sports with a proven track record of building and leading successful teams. As Executive Vice President and FinTech Business Leader at Everi, Darren is responsible for managing the profitability of the FinTech business and leading product management, product innovation, operations, and sales support. For the past 12 years, Darren has served in a variety of senior management roles at Everi where he has been a key player in the expansion of the FinTech product portfolio and growth of the business. He directed Everi’s successful implementation of Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) chip signature for ATM devices and other strategic product developments for customers worldwide. Prior to Everi, Darren served as Director of Corporate Sales for First Data Corporation, a multibillion dollar financial services company, and as Manager of Corporate Sponsorships for the professional ice hockey team Edmonton Oilers. Darren earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton.