Gerald Lampaert is vice president of information technology for Benchmark Hospitality International. He came to Benchmark Hospitality with a diverse and highly successful career in Information Technology. In addition to holding senior management positions for global organizations, he has launched his own companies, mainly specializing in Hospitality Technology Services, with clients in multiple countries including Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Lampaert has previously served as vice president of global information technology for Dolce Hotels and Resorts, supporting multiple properties domestically and in Europe and operating out of offices in New York and Paris. He has also held the position of director of information technology for Continental Europe for the UK-based Millennium & Copthorne Hotels. Earlier in his career, Gerald Lampaert was director of information technology for signature properties in France. These included the L’Imperial Palace in Annecy and Disneyland Resorts Paris. Mr. Lampaert is a native of Belgium, and brings to his position a unique international perspective. He is fluent in six languages and is a graduate of the Institut Saint Joseph, Bruxelles, Belgium, where he earned a degree in sociology and economics.