Jan Jaap van Roon

CEO at IreckonU

Jan Jaap van Roon

With degrees in Computer Science, Medicine, and Mathematics, Jan Jaap is a firm believer that IT should be the enabler to better facilitate company processes. From his early beginnings at Microsoft, to the start of Ireckonu, Jan Jaap set out to change the mindset on IT while delivering what the customer actually needs.

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Investing in Technology Innovation - How Much is Enough?

I don't believe that this is about Billions of dollars or even percentages of revenue. It's about a willingness to change, and unfortunately we are not very good at that. In our industry innovation or R&D does not have to be very technical and therefore does not have to be done by specialists.

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

Does anyone remember the NCR 4200. Used as the front desk and night audit posting machine? That dinosaur was replaced by what we thoughtlessly named the “PMS” (which would have been better named 'PMIS” for “information system.

Is Hotel Technology Lagging Behind other industries?

The hospitality industry is definitely lagging behind other industries when it comes to technology. The check-in and check-out process for example has not fundamentally changed since, well .