Eleven Wireless Appoints New Director
Leading Internet guest services supplier appoints industry leader Don Semmler to Board of Directors.
"The addition of Don Semmler as an adviser adds invaluable experience in the hospitality industry and provides us with the true voice of the customer. We are delighted to welcome Don's vast knowledge and expertise to our team," said Dan Meub, Eleven's CEO.
"I am honored to join the Eleven board and work with this exceptional team," Semmler said. "Eleven has been a leader in providing online guest services management for the hospitality industry for the past decade, and I look forward to sharing my experiences and contributing to the future direction and growth of this industry leader."
Don spent 32 years working for Marriott International in several key executive management positions in North America, the Middle East, and Asia, with oversight in sales, marketing, rooms operations, food and beverage, and hotel development. Most recently, Don served as Executive Vice President, Global Full Service Brands for Marriott International, Inc. His specific responsibilities included leading the development and implementation of brand strategy and execution of product, service and experience innovation across Marriott's global full service lodging portfolio (Ritz Carlton, JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels and Renaissance). Don also co-created a new brand platform with the Autograph Collection and established a partnership with Ian Schrager that launched a new luxury tier lifestyle brand, Edition Hotels.
Eleven pioneered the development of cloud-based guest Wi-Fi management software for the hospitality industry in2002. The ElevenOS central authentication platform enables hotel brands to centrally manage guest Wi-Fi across multiple devices, properties and service providers with real-time analytics. With ElevenOS, hoteliers can effectively leverage their Wi-Fi network to identify and engage guests to improve brand loyalty. An open platform, ElevenOS easily plugs into leading network hardware and service providers and requires zero proprietary infrastructure. Scalable and flexible, Eleven is approved by major hotel brands and independent boutiques. Thousands of hotels, ships, and other guest serving properties trust Eleven to keep more than 9 million guests connected every month. For more information, visit elevenwifi.com.