Speaker Profile

Macario Gallegos
SVP & CIO / Seminole Hard Rock Support Services

Macario Gallegos is Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Chief Information Officer for Seminole Hard Rock Support Services. In this role, he oversees all facets of Information Technology for the overall Hard Rock Enterprise.
Before joining Hard Rock, Macario spent over twenty years working in various senior-level IT and operational roles with both casinos as well as global technology companies. Throughout his career, he also held several technology consulting positions responsible for designing, integrating, and delivering CRM, analytics, social, mobile, cloud, and customer experience strategies.
Macario began his career as a Satellite Communications Chief in the United States Marine Corps, where he installed and maintained a global network of communication systems supporting military operations for eight years.
He graduated from The Wharton School’s General Management Program, holds an MBA from Purdue University, and has a BA in Management of Information Systems from DeVry University. In 2010 and 2020, the Hispanic IT Executive Council named him “Most Influential Hispanic Leader in IT.”
Macario currently resides in Fort Lauderdale. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, Snowboarding, water activities, and taking long walks with his dog (Simba).