Ram Patrachari

Job Title: CIO
Organization: Jamul Casino


Ram has more than 30 years of experience in IT and has worked at premier organizations like Viejas Enterprises, Bell Labs, Compaq, Exodus Communications and AT&T wireless. Ram Patrachari is a forward looking IT entrepreneur with extensive experience in implementing and managing highly scalable information systems across a diverse portfolio. Prior to joining Jamul Casino, Ram managed the IT portfolio at Viejas Enterprises. He was instrumental in establishing the core infrastructure to handle the successful additions of four hotel towers which included a campus wide fiber infrastructure and resilient compute/storage systems. Over the years he has been nominated for the San Diego Top Tech awards every year. In 2015 the IT team from Viejas which he leads won the Tribalnet Game Changers Technology award. In 2012, he was awarded the Top Tech Exec award by San Diego Magazine. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Information Technology Executive of the year award sponsored by the San Diego Business Journal. Also, in 2010 the Viejas Information Technology team won the 3rd Annual Tribal Technology Leadership award sponsored by Tribalnet. Ram holds an MBA degree from Monmouth University and a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. Ram has also obtained credentials from the CIO Institute at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and the University of Chicago’s Kellogg school of business He is a certified PMP, CISSP and a Certified ScrumMaster. He is also a member of the IEEE Computer Society.