2014 Hotel Technology Forum
Kris Singleton HTF14 Speaker

Kris Singleton

Chief Information Officer
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

As Chief Informati on Officer, Kristen Singleton provides vision and leadership for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ strategic business objectives through the applied use of technology. Singleton is responsib le for operating a reliable and stable IT infrastructure, fostering innov ation and business partnerships as well as the management of current and future technology products, services and systems across the organization.

Prior to her position at The Cosmop olitan, Kristen Singleton served as Chief Information Officer for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, where she was responsible for all technology operations ranging from design to installations as well as initiatives for delivering reliable, stable business sol utions.

In 2002, Singleton joined MGM MIRAGE as Senior Project Manager and was promoted to Business Development Manager within five months of joining the company. As Business Development Manager, Singleton was responsible for identifying and implementing t echnology business solutions to enable achievement of MGM MI RAGE’S corporate strategies and objectives, ultimately streamlining the number of property management systems utilized across all properties. Singleton was named Vice President of Business Solutio ns in 2006 and oversaw business solutions management, program management, project management and application support for the property’s core areas - hotel, casino, food & b everage , retail, media entertainment and security & s urveillance . She was also respo nsible for IT solutions for new property development .

In addition, Singleton has also served as Chief Information Officer for Chasm Industries, Inc . , an electronic recycling company , and spent 15 years at Hallmark Cards, Inc. At Hallmark, she joined as Pr ogrammer Analyst and held various technology management rolls supporting functions including IT Technical Training, Application Support, Systems Development, Portfolio Management, and Strategic Development.

Kris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Compu ter Information Systems and General Management from Cen tral Missouri State University.