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Bryan Hammer

Vice President IT at Belmond

Bryan Hammer

Bryan is the Vice President of IT for Belmond responsible for application standards, infrastructure, compliance, security, IT operations, budgeting, and strategy for all hotel, train, cruise, and safari products globally. Nearly 20 years in hospitality technology spanning the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, with Starwood Hotels and Marriot prior to joining Belmond. When not IT-ing, hobbies include driving a Jeep Wrangler through the mud and ultra trail running through the mountains.

Insights by Bryan Hammer (3)

Artificial Intelligence… Where could and should AI be adopted in our industry?

Artificial intelligence is rapidly moving from the laboratory and into business and consumer applications. The result is a fundamental shift in how software is built, and what it's capable of doing. And while we're still a way off from the artificial general intelligence portrayed in the movies, artificial narrow intelligence is a reality that's already powering some of the most successful technology businesses today, including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple.

The Death of Yesterday’s PMS: Embracing the New Normal

The PMS' role as the center of a hotel's technology ecosystem is coming to an end. Crucial guest data sits locked up in today's disconnected data silos, making it very difficult for hotels/brands to optimize and bank in on the 'digital guest journey'.

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