Erick Kobres is the Chief Technology Officer of Revel Systems. Erick has 27 years of experience in the Consumer Transaction Technology space. Throughout his career, Erick has been a serial innovator and has a portfolio of 38 published and granted US and international related patents. He started his career developing back-of-house and POS applications for the convenience/petroleum space using the first generation of Intel-based open-systems retail technology. Erick went on to join NCR, while there he served in roles supporting a number of consumer verticals and also led NCR’s global Applied Innovation team, a technology incubator within NCR. Most recently Erick served 2 years as CTO and Head of Product at Vivonet.