Word Class Leadership & Support

The R2 Team

Customer service and teamwork are at the core of everything we do internally and externally. Being a customer service centered organization stems from the background of the founders and the team at R2. R2 was conceived by Principals who worked hands on in the field and evolved to create a customer service focused business.

Corporate Team

Senior Staff

Ravi Sharma - Partner/Co Founder

Email: ravi@r2gaming.com
Office: 905-901-3108 ext:19

  • Co-founder and Operating Principal at R2 Gaming
  • 30+ years experience in Executive Leadership positions in Information Technology with 14 years in gaming
  • Honours Degree in Business and Finance from London South Bank University
  • Trained in Dale Carnegie and Steven Covey Management Principles.
  • Lead and delivered high profile corporate IT related projects.

Rocco DiPaola - Partner/Co Founder

Email: rocco@r2gaming.com
Office: 905-228-0322

  • Graduate of University of Toronto with Teacher’s Certificate and Electronics Engineering Technology Diploma from Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 20 Years of Gaming Experience including Operations and Technical Programs
  • Lead Product Development Team in delivering Technology Programs and Projects across Gaming Sites in Ontario, helping achieve operational, customer, and financial excellence.

Sam Constantino - Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Email: sam@r2gaming.com

  • Over 7 years at Konami managing Games and Systems teams across Canada and US
  • Experience as a Senior VP and Head of Revenue for a cutting edge Technology Company, and Managerial positions providing Enterprise Software and Hardware Solutions for the Hotel and Retail markets
  • Sam is an Alumni of Pepperdine University, CA and the University of Rochester, NY with a focus in Business Administration

John O’Hearn - Vice President Of Technical Services

Email: j.ohearn@lvibc.com
Office: 250-372-2992

  • Over 25 years Lottery and Casino experience with 16 years directly supporting BCLC lottery.
  • Created and implemented a Lottery Service model for BCLC to provide support to 3600+ retailers servicing 65,000+ pieces of field equipment.
  • Over 14 years of experience at NCR providing Client Account management, Project execution, and Implementing KPIs to exceed customer expectations.