Leadership Lessons Podcast Interview: Jaymin Patel, President and CEO – GTECH

Posted 04.13.2009

Jaymin_patel1 Let’s start the week off with a new Leadership Lessons Podcast Interview.  My guest for this conversation is Jaymin Patel, President and CEO of GTECH, an international gaming technology company headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

Patel was named President and CEO of GTECH in 2007 following a career in the financial side of the business including serving as company CFO.  He now leads a global company of 6,000 people and in this interview talks about how he made the transition to CEO.

Jaymin also shares his insights on:

  • Managing and motivating a leadership team
  • His focus on results and his methods for keeping his team focused
  • Why transparency is the only way for a leader to go
  • What he looks for in rising leaders
  • How he manages his life while holding a global leadership role.

Many thanks to Jaymin for taking the time to share his thoughts and insights. 

You can listen in on our 25 minute conversation by clicking on the audio player below.  Enjoy and let me know what your biggest takeaway is.

You can also click here to download the MP3 (12MB)