interim Chief Information Officer
Salil Kulkarni is Caesars Entertainment’s Interim Chief Information Officer. Kulkarni has more than 30 years of IT and management consulting experience.
Prior to joining Caesars Entertainment in 2016, Kulkarni served as Chief Technology Officer at HavenBrook Homes, a PIMCO portfolio company. There he led the development of systems and services that supported an enhanced customer experience and seamless operations in the single-family housing rental market.
He has also served on the Boards of Advisors for multiple start-up technology companies. Previously, he filled the role of Chief Information Officer for John Harland (now Harland-Clarke), a publicly-held company, which operated in the financial services and education spaces. Through his consulting work with Accenture, he also led organizations through significant transformation by modernizing antiquated technology and employing cloud first mobile-enabled solutions strategies. Kulkarni began his professional career at IBM as a software engineer, working both domestically and internationally.
Kulkarni graduated from The Speed School of Engineering at The University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and holds a Master of Business Administration from The University of Chicago with concentrations in finance, strategy and marketing. He also holds three software patents.