Leading the global Sales and Marketing teams for OpenKey, the largest mobile key technology startup, Brian Shedd brings senior level expertise from both the Las Vegas Strip and Madison Avenue. As an executive with Mandalay Resort Group, Brian was responsible for marketing over 7000 rooms, 2 casinos, 9 restaurants and 3 entertainment venues.
Since joining OpenKey’s executive team, Brian’s action oriented and hands on approach, has played a key role in creating competitive differentiation for the company and overseeing rapid growth and expansion into hotels in 8 countries on 4 continents in the span of 3 years.
Before joining OpenKey, Brian spend nearly a decade leading business development and integration efforts for the world’s largest advertising and marketing services holding company, Omnicom. He has also been Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer of two independent advertising agencies.
Brian holds a Master’s degree in Hospitality Administration from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas and a B.S degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University.