Abigail A. Lorden is editor-in-chief of Hospitality Technology. In that role she oversees the multi-media editorial direction of the magazine’s print and online content, and its educational conferences. Abigail has significant experience in covering technology and business trends in foodservice and lodging. Her efforts on Hospitality Technology have significantly strengthened the publication’s brand, editorial format and visibility in the marketplace, including a 50% growth in website traffic. Abigail drives the publication of HT’s three landmark technology research studies each year for the hospitality community, and regularly connects with the magazine’s readers on industry trends. As such, she is recognized by both hotel and restaurant operators and technology providers for her insight, and is frequently called upon as a speaker at industry events.