Hoang Nguyen currently serves as La Quinta’s Vice President of Applications. He provides leadership and architecture oversight for the enterprise applications portfolio for the company which includes ecommerce, distribution, PMS, BI, and ERP platforms. Hoang has served several roles both in hotel operations and IT with his 18 years at La Quinta. During his tenure he has served as a General Manager at several La Quinta hotels in the San Antonio, TX area, then he subsequently transitioned into an IT role in 1999 while leading up a chain wide deployment of a new PMS. Hoang then served as head of the PMS technology development for La Quinta for several years before taking over the enterprise portfolio of applications in 2007. Hoang’s technology team has leveraged emerging technologies in mobile and cloud based solutions which has help La Quinta become faster and more agile to the business needs. La Quinta’s mobile solution has helped it achieve recent recognition as a mobile innovator in the business technology space.
Prior to joining La Quinta in 1996 as an assistant general manager, Hoang worked for full service hotel companies in various staff level positions while earning his Bachelors in Hotel & Restaurant Management from the Pennsylvania State University.