Assistant Director of Business Strategy & Development
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Michael Minniear is the Assistant Director of Business Strategy Development at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. Michael is passionate about the advancement of data science, big data, and analytics technologies in the gaming industry with emphasis and experience in gaming yield solutions, forecasting, service optimization, and marketing valuations, programs, and promotions. Michael has advanced analytic strategies at Pechanga for the past 9 years, and recently led the first data science team at Pechanga working to develop floor optimization tools and predictive player valuation algorithms. Michael has a data science certification through Cal State Fullerton and holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.