Kriste Kolasa

Angestellt, IT Director Portfolio Management & Delivery - Gaming, Caesars Entertainment

Las Vegas, United States of America


Strategic Planning
Business/Vendor Relationship Management
Resource Management
Technology Innovation
Return on Investment (ROI) Analysis and Review
Business Case Development
Program/Project Prioritization
IT Solutions Management & Implementation
Program/Project Scope Management
Full Lifecycle Project Management
Requirements Gathering/Analysis
Business Process Analysis & Improvement
Business & System Analysis
Data Management & Reporting
SDLC Process & Procedure Development/Implementatio
Quality Assurance
User Training & Support
Service & Support
Coaching & Mentoring
Team Development
Key Performance Indicators
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
Supply Chain Management


Professional experience for Kriste Kolasa

  • Current 5 years and 10 months, since Aug 2018

    IT Director Portfolio Management & Delivery - Gaming

    Caesars Entertainment

    • Execute tactical delivery of a multi-year $50M+ dollar Gaming Business IT Vertical Portfolio of in progress programs, projects, and pilots to meet the regulatory, compliance, revenue, EBDITA, end of life (EOL), or cost savings business goals / objectives for Corporate and Property Gaming business stakeholders throughout CZR enterprise.

  • 6 years, Sep 2012 - Aug 2018

    IT Program Manager (PgMP) / Senior IT Project Manager

    Caesars Entertainment

    • Oversaw IT program management for multiple business verticals including: Gaming, Heart of House, Legal, Hospitality, Cyber Security, and Marketing. Based on the needs of the specific business vertical, responsible for the delivery of $15M- $30M+ dollar business IT vertical program of projects, pilots and proof of concepts to meet the business goals / objectives for multiple Corporate and Property business stakeholders throughout Caesars Entertainment enterprise.

Educational background for Kriste Kolasa

  • 2 years and 10 months, Mar 1999 - Dec 2001

    MBA, Master of Business Administration

    University of Arizona

  • 3 years and 11 months, Aug 1995 - Jun 1999

    Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Adminstration

    University of Arizona


  • English


  • Spanish



New technology
likes variety in the job
college sports
working out
and fixing computers. Playing video games like Madden 2010
Rock Band
Guitar Hero on my Wii & XBox 360.

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