Jon Yarbrough '79

Jon Yarbrough '79

Franklin, Tennessee

As Founder and CEO of Video Gaming Technologies (VGT), Jon Yarbrough provided over 20 years of leadership management, and gaming industry experience in developing and offering world class casino games throughout the United States. With Jon’s technological innovation and industry foresight, he launched VGT in 1991. Jon grew VGT into the largest privately owned gaming machine manufacturer in the U.S., with more than 600 employees.

In 2014, Aristocrat Leisure Limited (a leading global provider of gaming solutions) acquired VGT for $1.283 million.