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.

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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Matt Lavelle

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining Linq3, Mr. Lavelle was the CFO at WorldPay, a leader in payment processing, bringing with him extensive experience in finance and payments. Before that Mr. Lavelle was the CFO of CDC Software International, a hybrid enterprise software provider of on-premise and cloud deployments.

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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 began his IT career as Assistant Vice President at Bank of America Credit Card and has held various senior executive information security roles where he managed security services and application development for small and medium-sized business.

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David Tucker

Vice President, Retailer & Partner Relationships

Mr. Tucker has spent his entire career in the Petroleum Convenience Store Industry. He began his work experience with Andersen Consulting and then spent many years with Mobil Oil Corporation (now ExxonMobil) in various field and HQ positions.

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Craig M. Fitzgerald

Vice President, Lottery CSM

​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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