Meet Our Speakers


John Bell

Ajontech LLC

Chris Biggers

Chief Information Officer
Boutique Hotel Collection

Brian Bolf

Vice President of Profit Optimization
Kokua Hospitality

John Burns

Hospitality Technology Consulting

Todd Davis

Chief Information Officer
Choice Hotels International

Amy Dice

Director, Field Technology Services
MGM Resorts International

Allen Eskelin

Peak Portfolio

Jeff Garber

Vice President, Revenue Management Systems
InterContinental Hotels Group

Nelson F. Garrido

Sr. Vice President, IT
Thayer Lodging / Brookfield Hotel Properties

Jai Govindani

Chief Technology Officer
Red Planet Hotels

Amy Gregory

Associate Professor
University of Central Florida's Rosen College of Hospitality Management

David Heckaman

Vice President, Technology
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Bruce Hoffmeister

Global Chief Information Officer
Marriott International

Ted Harrington

Executive Partner
Independent Security Evaluators

Ted Horner

Managing Director
E. Horner & Associates Pty Ltd.

Laurent Idrac

Group Chief Information Officer
Accor Hotels

Claudia Infante

Sr. Director, Revenue & Distribution Stategy
Hard Rock Hotels & Casino

Lenny Jachimowicz

Vice President, Global Operation, Engineering & Guest Experience
Marriott International Inc.

Jeremy King

International Director
PCI Security Standards Council

Kelly McGuire

Vice President, Advanced Analytics
Wyndham Destination Network

Lance Miceli

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
G6 Hospitality LLC - A Blackstone Portfolio Company

Gaurav Pant

Sr. Vice President, Research & Principal Analyst
EKN Research

Jeffrey Parker

Vice President of Hotel Technology

Erik Qualman

Entrepreneur, Technology and Digital Media Expert, Professor & Author

Chris Ruff

Driven Growth

Ali Saeb

Director, Hotel Technology
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Richard Sheinis

Hall Booth Smith P.C.

Jason Shane

Vice President, IT
Hersha Hospitality Management, LP

Sukhvinder Singh

Sr. Vice President, Information Technology
Host Hotels & Resorts

David Straitiff

Director, Application Development - Global Operations Digital Platforms
Marriott International Inc.

Abigail Tan-Giroud

Head of Europe, UK & North America
St Giles Hotels

Martin Thornros

Convergent Services

Nancy Templeton

Director, Enterprise Applications
Extended Stay America

Richard Wagner

Director of Emerging Technologies
Marriott International Inc.

Todd Wood

Vice President, Technology, Global Applications and Enterprise Transformation
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Cathy Zatloukal

5th GenWireless LLC