Gregg Rockett

Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Masters in Global Hospitality

Gregg Rockett

Gregg Rockett was a member of the Hilton Development team from 2004 to 2018 as Vice President of Development. Initially he had responsibility for hotel expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean and later assumed responsibility for Corporate Development in North America with a focus on public-private hotel initiatives.

Gregg’s previous experience includes nine years with the Hotel Development group of Marriott International. While based in Madrid for three years, he led the expansion efforts in Spain, Portugal and Italy and prior to that, he was based in Washington, DC as Director of Feasibility and Market Analysis in Latin America and the Caribbean.

He has been involved in the hotel and tourism industry for 30+ years, mostly focused on international markets. He has a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College.

Gregg has served as Adjunct Professor of the Masters in Professional Hospitality Management Program at Georgetown University. Currently he is serving as Professor of Practice at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Hotel and Tourism Management.

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