iPro, Inc. is a mobile and online gaming producer, operator and technology company. iPro leverages its best in class platform, services and products to bring the most personal, innovative and exciting gaming experiences to its players.
Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & CTO
Co-Founder & CFO
Chief Creative Officer
SVP Casino Operations & Product
SVP Marketing & Business Development
Head of Sportsbook
Director of Compliance
Head of Development
Director Technical Operations
Customer Service Manager
Board of Directors
Robert Melendres, Chairman
Robert Melendres is the Chairman, founder and CEO of iPro®. In this role, Robert sets the vision and direction of the company and works alongside the board, the senior leaders and their teams. Prior to joining iPro, Robert spent several decades in senior executive positions at the world’s largest and most successful technology and gaming companies. His last role, before joining iPro, was with multi-billion dollar gaming company, IGT, as Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President Interactive, and Corporate Secretary where he managed several corporate functions and led the annual revenue growth of the interactive business from $36 million to over $350 million in just 3 years.
Shaan Devaraj is co-founder and CTO of iPro®. In this role, Shaan sets the technical vision and direction of the company’s platform and products, manages iPro’s research and development teams, and works alongside the CEO, senior management team, and partners. Prior to joining iPro, Shaan spent 18 years developing patented online gaming platform innovations as a pioneering engineer architect for IGT and the online gaming industry. In his last role before joining iPro, Shaan was the Director of Engineering and Architecture for Double Down Interactive, one of the largest and most successful social casinos worldwide, where he led and managed the engineering team.
Shankar Narayanan is co-founder and CFO of iPro®. In this role, Shankar oversees Finance, Administration, and Corporate Development at iPro. Previously, Shankar was VP of Corporate Strategy and Development at INVECAS, Inc. His previous executive positions include Executive Director of Corporate Development and Strategy at IGT. Shankar was also Director of Corporate Development at Advanced Micro Devices, and Director of Corporate Development at Spansion, Inc. Previously, he also held engineering roles at Cisco Systems and Altera Corporation.
Giuseppe Portoricco, SVP North America Lottomatica, is an international SVP with over 20 years of experience in designing, deploying, and growing digital transformation initiatives for B2B and B2C organizations in different industries. Thanks to his multiple professional experiences in digital companies, Mr. Portoricco perfectly positioned to drive Digital Strategy, bridging the gap between the Research / Business Evaluation / Execution / Go-To-Market.
Rich Roberts brings a wealth of experience to his role as President of Mohegan Digital. Rich joined MGE from his previous position as executive business consultant for RSD Consulting, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations enter the U.S. sports digital media, regulated digital gaming, and eSports markets. Prior, Rich was the CEO of FaceOff, a peer-to-peer social/skill sports gaming platform in the U.S.