The Linq3 team is represented by a cross section of executives with deep experience and skills from the lottery, technology and payments industries.

They have proven themselves in leadership roles with many of the most successful state lottery, gaming and technology businesses in North America.

They are now focused on helping lotteries reach more players and realize more opportunity through the power of Linq3’s technology.

Tom Spiegel

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Tom Spiegel is the Chairman and CEO of Linq3. Tom is also the Chairman of the Thomas Spiegel Family Foundation, which was founded in 1985.

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Daniel Cage

President and Founder

Mr. Cage is an experienced entrepreneur with management, marketing and technology experience. He founded Linq3 when he recognized that an untapped resource (ATMs and other POS Terminal Networks) could be used to significantly enhance the way lottery tickets were distributed.

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John Minutaglio

Chief Technology Officer

Prior to joining Linq3, Mr. Minutaglio served in various CTO roles at Fiserv leading teams responsible for architecture, IT operations, and core application development for Fiserv’s electronic payments, biller solutions and enterprise technology divisions.

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Thomas N. Shaheen

Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer

Mr. Shaheen joined Linq3 in September 2010, bringing over 23 years of extensive lottery industry experience. His career culminated in his announcement in 2005 as the first Executive Director for the North Carolina Education Lottery, where he led both the successful start-up and the next five years of its ongoing operations.

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Scott Shedd

Chief Security Officer

Mr. Shedd is an expert in information security & risk management with progressive experience encompassing: Information Security Strategy, Project Management, Governance Risk Compliance, Business Continuity Program Development, Risk Assessment & Mitigation.

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Craig M. Fitzgerald

Vice President, Lottery Customer Success Management

​Mr. Fitzgerald joined Linq3 in 2011 and is a lottery industry veteran with over 29 years of experience encompassing all phases and levels of lottery technology, management and operations. His vast experience includes multiple state start-ups, system conversions, domestic and international systems deliveries, account and budget management and new business development.

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Tamara Augustyn

Vice President, Corporate Controller

Ms. Augustyn joined Linq3 in 2017 bringing a breadth of experience in organizational growth management and finance/accounting acumen.

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