Vincent Cirel

Respected C-suite technology, engineering, and operations executive with 20+ years experience in multiple sectors, large global public corporations, and private equity portfolios. Accountable for operational turnarounds, mergers & acquisitions, IPO preparation, leadership development, strategic planning and financial optimization for $12B+ organizations. Advisory board member for graduate MBA / MIS programs, frequent guest lecturer for global organizations/events, and volunteer via multiple fellowships and other advisory bodies. • Since early 2021 Vincent has served as Founder and Managing Director of Pivotal Technologies, LLC based in Las Vegas, NV. Providing implementation, strategy development, and advisory services in areas of digital transformation, cyber security, and emerging technologies Pivotal has served a variety of recognized global clients across multiple industries and sectors including private equity, travel and transportation, healthcare, gaming, higher education, and digital media. • From January 2017 through April 2019 Vincent served as SVP/Global CIO and CTO for Scientific Games in Las Vegas, NV. Serving as a member of the newly installed executive team responsible for driving a 7x increase in enterprise value, Vincent was responsible for reshaping global technology operations and services for corporate functions, manufacturing, gaming, lottery, and mobile for one of the largest gaming industry suppliers in the world. • From early 2008 through 2015 Vincent served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) in Miami, Florida – a global leader in the cruise market. After joining NCLH as SVP/CIO, Vincent was responsible for designing and implementing a world-class IT operation facilitating the systems and process requirements to execute a hugely successful corporate turnaround and one of the most celebrated IPOs of 2013. He also served as a key member of the executive team facilitating the Norwegian Cruise Line acquisition of Regent/Oceania as well as the earlier Apollo acquisition of Regent Cruise Line. • In addition to key industry memberships such as IEEE and PMI as well recognized and respected certifications such as CISSP, Vincent holds several degrees including a BS in Mathematics and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as a MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Current Role

  • Company Name: Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK
  • Job Title: Chief Technology Officer
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Media Production
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  United States Department of Defense
  • Job Title:  Director, Architecture, Compliance
  • Start Date