Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Tilman Fertitta

Chairman, President and CEO, Landry's Inc.


Tilman Fertitta is chairman and CEO of Fertitta Entertainment Inc., which owns Landry's and Golden Nugget Casinos. With revenue of $3.4 billion and 60,000 employees, the firm is recognized as a world leader in the dining, hospitality, entertainment and gaming industries. Landry's operates more than 500 properties in 35 states and owns more than 50 restaurant brands, including McCormick & Schmick's, Chart House, Landry's Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and Claim Jumper, and some of the world's premier fine-dining concepts such as Mastro's Steakhouse and Morton's the Steakhouse. Fertitta Entertainment owns numerous gaming, hospitality and entertainment venues, including the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Laughlin, Biloxi and Lake Charles. Fertitta stars in his own television show, "Billion Dollar Buyer" on CNBC. Honors include Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young, induction into the Texas Business Hall of Fame and serving as chair of the University of Houston Board of Regents.

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