As President of global gaming operations at Las Vegas Sands Corp., Mr. Goldstein has a wide variety of responsibilities, but his primary focus is overseeing the company’s gaming operations in the United States, Macao, and Singapore.
Prior to being named president of global gaming in 2010, Mr. Goldstein served as senior vice president of Las Vegas Sands and president and chief operating officer of The Venetian and The Palazzo in Las Vegas.
A long-time and well-respected industry veteran, Mr. Goldstein played a key role in the opening of the company’s first integrated resort – The Venetian – in 1999. Mr. Goldstein lured celebrity chefs like Emeril Lagasse to open new restaurants at the property. He signed deals with premium retailers to open stores in the Grand Canal Shoppes and brought the renowned Canyon Ranch SpaClub® in to run the property’s spa and fitness facility.
Under his leadership, The Venetian became internationally recognized as a leading destination resort and has received numerous awards and accolades, including the prestigious Five-Diamond rating from AAA.
During his tenure as president of The Venetian and The Palazzo, Mr. Goldstein was instrumental in bringing world-class entertainment. In recent years, he has added powerhouse entertainment offerings like Phantom–The Las Vegas Spectacular and the Blue Man Group, opened new restaurants from Thomas Keller and Mario Batali, as well as the popular TAO nightclub.
In January 2008, LVS opened The Palazzo Las Vegas and again Mr. Goldstein displayed his ability to provide top-tier amenities for the company’s discerning guests. Among its many attractions, The Palazzo features new restaurants from Wolfgang Puck, Lagasse and Batali, and Las Vegas’ first Barneys New York, and the blockbuster hit show Jersey Boys.
Before joining Las Vegas Sands in 1995, Mr. Goldstein spent 15 years developing casino-hotels in both the United States and the Caribbean. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a 1980 graduate of the Temple University School of Law. Mr. Goldstein and his wife, Sheryl, have two children, Scott and Courtney.