Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
Hotel Technology Next Generation
Douglas Rice is Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), a non-profit trade organization dedicated to improving technology used in the hospitality industry. HTNG counts nearly 400 major hotel companies, technology vendors, and other interested parties among its membership. He reports to the organization’s board of directors, which consists of Chief Information and Technology Officers from leading hotel companies from around the world. He was honored by Hotel Business magazine in a 2008 cover story as one of the five most influential executives in the field of hotel technology. Prior to HTNG, Mr. Rice consulted for more than 15 years to senior management from global hotel companies on marketing, technology, and operations issues. He earned his Master’s in Business Administration with top honors from Harvard Business School and his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.