Greg Abbott

VP Travel & Hospitality at DataArt

Antoine Aubrun

Country Manager - France

Chester Avey

Writer at Planday

Jasmita Banga

Senior Associate- Strategic Advisory at Hotelivate

Roger Bannister

Business Development Director

Ines Barreiros

Digital Marketing Manager at GuestCentric

Fabian Bartnick

Vice President, Asia Pacific & International Business at LodgIQ

Clay Bassford

founder of Bespoke Sound

Brian Batts

Vice President Client Relations at Koddi

Frank H. Benzakour

Cornell graduate, Professor of Contemporary Club Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University and author

Steffan Berelowitz

VP of Digital Platforms at Travel Tripper and Pegasus Solutions

Brittany Berger

Content Strategist

Scott D. Berman

Principal & US Industry Leader, Hospitality & Leisure

Divya Bhat

Content strategist and writer

Vish Bhatia

Co-founder and President of Hotelsoft Inc.

Michael Blake

Executive Vice President & CEO at Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG)

Floor Bleeker

CIO MEA and Global Accor Strategic Programs

Markus Boberg

Vice President Business Development at ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

Victor Bogomolov

CEO of VR Tigers

Kateryna Boiko

Marketing Manager at Mobilunity

Christopher Boinet

Lawyer at the Paris Bar and Partners at In Extenso Avocats

Kacey Bradley

Lifestyle Blogger for The Drifter Collective

Robert E. Braun

Bob Braun is a Senior Member of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group®

Matthew Brown

Sr Digital Marketing Strategist

Jason G. Bryant

Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board at Nor1

Danny Bryer

Area Director, Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott

Bonnie Buckhiester

President & CEO at Buckhiester Management

Jastin Busher

Freelance writer at

Josh Camire

Travel Industry Solutions Leader at UserTesting, a Human Insights Platform

Kyle Cardone

Student majoring in Hospitality Management and minoring in Leadership Studies

Grace Carter

Editor at Big Assignment

Chandra Chakravarthi

Content Marketing Specialist at Sertifi

Andrew Cohan

Managing Director at Horwath HTL - Miami

Sebastian Colella

Vice President at Pinnacle Advisory Group

Lillian Connors

Senior Digital Marketing Strategist at Bizzmark

Adam Corey

Chief Marketing Officer at Tealium

William Cotter

Founder and Managing Director of Net Affinity

Daniel E. Craig

Founder, Reknown

Taylor Cunningham

Insights Manager at Sterling-Rice Group

Clayton Daspit

Clayton Daspit, AIA, LEED AP, is a principal at The Beck Group’s Atlanta office

Warren Dehan

President of Maestro PMS

Nicole Dehler

Vice President of Product Management at StayNTouch

Hans Detlefsen

President at Hotel Appraisers & Advisors

Joseph E. Doway

Former Hotel Manager and founder of 4D Hospitality Management Resources

Enver Duminy

Chief Executive Officer at Cape Town Tourism

Jochen Ehrhardt

Founder of TRUE 5 STARS / Cofounder of DNA-QA

Bernard Ellis

President and Founder at Lodgital Insights LLC

Gino Engels

Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at OTA Insight

Aymeric Erulin

Multi-property Revenue Manager

Diane Estner

President & CEO at DANNI Enterprises

Mark Fancourt

Co-Founder at TRAVHOTECH

Korosh Farazad

Founder and Chairman of Farazad Group of Companies

Tammy Farley

President & Co-Founder, The Rainmaker Group

Gabor Forgacs

Associate Professor, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Ryerson University

Nicolas Frangos

Forward Thinking Hospitality Executive

Jason Q. Freed

Managing Editor at Duetto

Magnus Friberg

CEO & President of Zaplox

RJ Friedlander

CEO of ReviewPro

Derek Gallimore

Founder of Outsource Accelerator

Benoit Gateau-Cumin

Chief Recruiting Officer at The Boutique Search Firm

Tom Gearing

Owner & Managing Director of Cult Wines Ltd

Michael Del Gigante

Chief Executive Officer at MDG Advertising

Robert A. Gilbert

President and CEO of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI)

Karine Gill

Managing Director at KGillAssociates

Daniel Gillaspia

Founder at

Danielle Gonzalez

VP, Hospitality at IgnitionOne

Frederic Gonzalo

Travel & Hospitality expert. Digital Marketing & Strategy Speaker and Consultant

Helen Gore-Grimes

a Director at Visrez

Douglas Grant

Managing Partner

Cindy Estis Green

Co-founder and CEO, Kalibri Labs, LLC

Brad Grimes

Senior Director of Communications at AVIXA

Rustam Gumerov

Delivery Manager at Intellectsoft

Lauren Hall

Founder & CEO at iVvy

Babs Harrison

Managing director of Phoenix based Babs Harrison and Partners

Kate Hayward

Professional Marketer and Writer

John Ragsdale Hendrie

Customer Experience Facilitator at Hospitality Performance

Gary Hernbroth

Founder of Training for Winners

Danielle Higley

Copywriter for TSheets by QuickBook

Richard Holmes

Freelance Travel Copywriter

Adam Hoydysh

Vice President of Hotel Sales at PLUM

Matthias Huettebraeuker

Brand Strategist

Shep Hyken

Customer Service and Experience Expert, Keynote Speaker and Bestselling Author

Emilia Jaakkola

Marketing Manager at Valpas

Isabelle Jan

Co-founder and manager of PrivateDeal SA

Tomasz Janczak

CEO& Founder H8 Education& Consulting.

Melissa Kalan

Founder, ARMA – Australian Revenue Management Association

Leslie Kalk

Hospitality Coach at Six Figures Waiter

Praveen Kanyadi

Co-founder and VP Products at SpotCues

Benjamin Keller

Senior Vice President of Sales, West

Josh Kelly

Partner and Chief Strategist at FINE

Doug Kennedy

President of the Kennedy Training Network

Conor Kenny

Teacher, Trainer, Writer. Founder of

Don Kermath

Motivational Speaker & Trainer

Adam Knight

Owner at The Proven Principles

Marloes Knippenberg

CEO Kerten Hospitality

Steve Kramer

CEO at WorkJam

Jeff Kupietzky

CEO of PowerInbox

Linchi Kwok

Associate Professor at The Collins College of Hospitality Management

Gildas L'Hostis

Senior Lecturer Practical Arts delivering courses in oenology (the knowledge of wine, wine service, production, economics, and tasting) at EHL.

Patrick Landman

CEO & Founder at Xotels

Leora Lanz

President of LHL Communications

Anson Lau

Managing Director of Shiji Distribution

Anson Lau

Managing Director - Shiji Distribution

Trish Leighton

Sr. Manager Search Marketing Services at Vizergy

Daniel H. Lesser

President & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors LLC (LWHA)

Katja Leveringhaus

CEO at Explorer Hotels

Mark Lewis-Brown

CEO & President of Vertical Booking USA

Jingming Li

Master student, Major in Hotel & Restaurant Management

Jeff Loether

President and founder of ELECTRO-MEDIA DESIGN, Ltd.

Derek Lotts

Contributor at Smooth Decorator blog

Jana Love

President/CEO at ProSolutions

Billy Lowslan

Executive Marketing Director

Karen Loynaz

MPS in Global Hospitality Leadership, Georgetown University

David Lund

The Hotel Financial Coach

David Lund

PR Agent

Jan Lundborg

Chief Commercial Optimization Officer, Scandic

Trevor Lynn

CMO at Social Tables

Sergey Lypchenko

Technical Writer at Cleveroad

Avukile Mabombo

Group Marketing Manager, Protea Hotels by Marriott

Mia Mackman

President and Owner at Mackman ES

Jeremiah Magone

Marketing Director at Hospitality Copywriting

Ahmed Mahmoud

Founder of

Brandon Main

CEO Xtreme Cubes

Robert Mandelbaum

Director of Research Information Services at CBRE Hotels

Binu Mathews

CEO at IDS Next

Haitham Mattar

Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

KathySue McGuire

Principal Sustainable Development at 3 Pillar Solutions, LLC

Jim McGuire

Founder of Vikara Events

Paul Van Meerendonk

Director - Advisory Services at IDeaS Revenue Optimization

Thomas Mielke

Managing Director, AETHOS Consulting Group London

Terri Miller

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Concilio Labs

David Millili

CEO at Runtriz

Larry Mogelonsky

Owner of Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited and the founder of LMA Communications Inc.

Pascal Mongeau

Managing Director

Donna Moores

Blogger and CMO at Handmade Writing

Pamela Moulton

Associate Professor & Finance Area Coordinator, Cornell College of Business

Casey Munck

Senior Marketing & Communications Manager at Cendyn

Carlos Muñoz

Managing Director, Bedbank at Hotelbeds

Sophie Neubauer

Manager Public Relations & Communications at WorldHotels

Marie Nieves

Lifestyle Blogger

Todd M. Noftall


Fred Novella

Managing Director Hotel Asset Management for Global Asset Solutions

Karen O'Neill

President-Americas at Knowcross

Tracy Oppenheimer

Head of content and communications at Helpshift

Peter O’Connor

Director of the MBA in Hospitality Management at ESSEC Business School

Stuart Pallister

Contributor to Hospitality Net

Georges Panayotis

President & Founder of MKG Group & Hospitality ON

Michael Pardo

SVP Sales and Marketing at ICE Portal

Kristina S. Park

Marketing Manager

Jane Pendlebury


Helder Pereira


Nerissa J. Persaud

Business Strategist & Founder Career InFocusTM

Uli Pillau

Founder and CEO of Apaleo

Matt Pliszka

CEO & Software Consultant @

Mathieu Pollet

Co-founder & CEO

Nadejda Popova

Senior Analyst at Euromonitor

Robert Post

Chairman and CEO at Knowland

Nick Price

Head of Systems & Technology Architecture at citizenM

Simone Puorto

Travel Tech Journalist | Published Author | Consultant

Kenneth Purcell

Founder and CEO of iSeatz

Nikkie Randhawa-Singh

Managing Director of Shiji Group, Asia Pacific

Bob Rauch

President of RAR Hospitality

Robert A. Rauch, CHA

President of RAR Hospitality

Frank Reeves

Co-Founder & CEO, Avvio

Robert Reitknecht

Hospitality Leader and Guest Experience Expert

Laura Resco

Sales Account Coordinator at HotStats Limited

Arjan van Rheede

Senior Research Fellow in Sustainability at Hotelschool The Hague

Gerardo Rivera

Corporate Chef at La Colección Resorts

Terence Ronson

Hospitality Professional, Technology Consultant, Public Speaker and Inventor

Einar Rosenberg

CIO at Creating Revolutions

George Roukas

Partner at Hudson Crossing

Umesh Sachdev

Co-founder, and CEO of Uniphore

Ash Salleh

Director of SEO at Campaign Monitor

Paul Sarlas

Founder/CEO at Savvy IQ Hospitality Consultants

Jos Schaap

Hospitality Software Executive & Entrepreneur

Alex Shashou

President & co-founder of ALICE

Brian Shedd

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at OpenKey Inc.

Sonu Shivdasani

Owner, Soneva Resorts

Pete Simpson

Senior VP Global Business Technology at protel hotelsoftware

Raj Singh

CEO at Go Moment

Vikram Singh

Global Hospitality & Travel Strategist

Rasmus Skjoldan

Chief Marketing Officer at Magnolia CMS

Wynand Smit

Chief Executive Officer at INOVO

Stephanie Smith

Founder and Digital Matriarch at Cogwheel Marketing

Lucas Sobanski

CEO / Co-founder

Martin Soler

Partner at Soler & Associates

Santiago Garcia Solimei

Global Director of Social Media for Meliá Hotels International

Dave Spector

Partner at Tambourine

Andrew Spektor

CEO at Gimmonix

Max Starkov

President & CEO at HEBS Digital

Dori Stein

CEO at Fornova

Robert Stephens

Founder / Brand Storyteller at Story Impact Media

Severs + Jansen The Hospitality Studio

Hospitality Creative and Co-Owner

Robert Sudakow

Founder of RevUp Revenue Management Consulting

Felicia Sullivan

EVP Strategy & Consumer Research, Storified Hospitality Group

Joel Syder

Business Analyst and Writer at Academic Brits and OriginWritings

Stephen Szczygiel

CHIA, Associate at Hotel & Leisure Advisors (H&LA)

Peter Tarlow

President of Tourism and More

Michael Toedt

ManagingDirector at Dailypoint Gmbh

Daniel Trappler

Vice President Transactions & Capital Markets, HTI Consulting

Ben Travis

Content Lead

Stanley Turkel

CMHS, Hotel consultant

David Turnbull

Hospitality Entrepreneur , Founding Partner at

Matt Tutt

Digital Marketing Consultant

Madelyn Tyler

Bachelor Student at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College

Steve Van

President & CEO, Prism Hotels & Resorts

Rohit Verma

Professor at Cornell School of Hotel Administration

Alisa Voitika

Brand & Content Manager at Triptease

Beth Wakefield

CRME, Managing Partner at Cardinal Point Revenue Services

Duncan Wales

Executive Chef at Destiny Hotel & Convention Centre by BON Hotels

Julian Walker

Head of External Market Communications and PR at Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Josephine Wawira

Consultant at Jumia Travel

Agnes Weil

Director of Sustainable Development at Club Med

Holly Welles


Jessica White

Consulting & Valuation Analyst at HVS

Frank Wolfe

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at HFTP

Roger Wolkoff

Speaker, Trainer, Coach and Leadership Expert

Lyle Worthington

Technology Executive and Consultant & Past President of HFTP Global

Alan Young

President of Puzzle Partner Ltd.

Jeff Zabin

Research Director at Starfleet Research

Jing Zhu

Founder and Chairperson at China Hospitality Technology Alliance(CHTA)