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2013 Hotel Technology Forum
Wibecke Vinke 2013 HTF SpeakerWibecke Vinke
Vice President of Information Technology & Senior Consultant
Kilian & Partner Sarl

As a senior executive, with 27 years of both operational and management experience in international Hotel Information Technology, Wibecke is a recognized expert in her field. After a solid hotel management background, Wibecke worked 10 years putting IT on the map of Hilton International. She then worked amongst others for Micros-Fidelio and Equatorial, a regional hotel chain in South East Asia, directing CRS and IT solutions in mid-sized companies.

As Senior Vice President IT for Kempinski Hotels & Resorts from 2000 to 2008, Wibecke drove company-wide IT projects such as the new corporate network and email, selecting future hotel systems and Sales & Marketing solutions for the group. Since mid-2008 Wibecke provides IT & Systems Management Consulting services to the hotel industry and as Senior Consultant of Kilian & Partner, she works with several hotel companies to plan and implement compliance measures for PCI validation and EU Data Protection and helps them to define and efficiently implement their IT strategy.

Wibecke lives in Switzerland and is an active participant in HTNG as Governor and workgroup member, in HFTP, EHL and various global hospitality business forums.