Light & Wonder Appoints Kelsy Foster as New Studio Lead

Kelsy joins L&W after 20-year career at IGT

LAS VEGAS – Oct. 11, 2023 Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ and ASX: LNW) (together with its subsidiaries “Light & Wonder,” L&W” or the “Company”) announced today the addition of Kelsy Foster to its talented team of game designers. Foster will join the company in 2024 leading a studio of game design talent at their offices in Reno, Nevada.

Kelsy brings over two decades of experience from her time at IGT where she most recently served as Vice President of Vibe Studio bringing to market several high performing innovative player favorite games including Prosperity Link and Mystery of the Lamp.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kelsy to the Light & Wonder team,” said Siobhan Lane, Light & Wonder CEO of Gaming. “Her 20-year journey in the gaming industry speaks to her unparalleled expertise, and we look forward to her leadership as we continue to shape the future of gaming and deliver the best games.”

Kelsy began her career as a game designer, leveraging her skills as a mathematician to create top-tier games.  At Light & Wonder, she’ll complement the impressive roster of existing game designers to deliver the industry’s top performing content.

“I am thrilled to begin this new journey with Light & Wonder,” said Kelsy Foster. “It’s an exciting time to join the organization, given its unwavering commitment to talent, investment in R&D and designing best-in-class content. I look forward to collaborating with the team to bring cutting-edge games to players.”

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About Light & Wonder, Inc.
Light & Wonder, Inc. is the leading cross-platform global games company. Through our three unique, yet highly complementary businesses, we deliver unforgettable experiences by combining the exceptional talents of our 6,000+ member team, with a deep understanding of our customers and players. We create immersive content that forges lasting connections with players, wherever they choose to engage. At Light & Wonder, it’s all about the games. The Company is committed to the highest standards of integrity, from promoting player responsibility to implementing sustainable practices. To learn more, visit

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Date: 10/11/2023

Category: Gaming

Type: Release