Tim Stanley Joins the Runtriz Advisory Board
Tim Stanley, SVP of Strategy & Innovation at Salesforce.com and Former CIO/CTO and SVP of Gaming for Caesars Entertainment Invests In and Joins Runtriz Advisory Board
Hotel by Runtriz offers hotel guests access to all property services at their fingertips via any device – smartphone, tablet or laptop – anytime, anywhere, and pre or post check in. For hotel staff, it enables them to communicate with their guests more efficiently and effectively than ever before, plus capture key data to drive a richer guest experience and significant, incremental revenues.
Casino by Runtriz offers a mobile order and workflow management solution that optimizes staff performance on the casino floor in order to improve beverage service, enhance the guest experience, and reduce waste. Through this solution, management gains valuable insights into staff performance that no other system provides, and leverages business intelligence to make real time, data-driven business decisions.
"As the leading mobile provider for the hospitality and gaming market, having the right strategic direction and market insight from our Advisory Board is paramount to our success," said Matthew Allard, Runtriz Co-Founder and President. "Tim Stanley is an incredible addition to our Advisory Board. His wealth of experience in our core markets and his support while navigating our organization during a period of high growth is invaluable. Tim is already proving to be a great fit among an active and passionate Advisory Board that includes other industry leaders in hospitality, entertainment, and technology."
Stanley brings to Runtriz deep operating, technology, marketing and management experience across a broad range of businesses, and a passion and track record of successful innovation in the travel, hospitality, gaming and entertainment industries. Stanley is currently the SVP of Enterprise Strategy and Cloud Innovation at Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) and leads the growing Travel/Hospitality/Entertainment customer verticals. He is also actively involved in several public and private company boards of directors and advisory roles, and is an angel investor in a variety of innovative technology companies. Previously, Stanley was the Chief Innovation Officer, CIO/CTO and SVP of Gaming for Caesars / Harrah's Entertainment, responsible for many of the award winning innovations and initiatives that enabled the company to grow into the largest casino, hospitality and entertainment company in the world.
Before joining Caesars / Harrah's, Tim was a partner with consulting firms USWeb and marchFIRST, where he developed and led the Travel & Entertainment practice for the firms, working with several leading airline, hospitality, travel and gaming clients around the world. Prior to that role, he was the startup CIO for JetBlue Airways and National Airlines, and also held various leadership positions in the U.S. and abroad in the areas of marketing, operations, IT, R&D and consulting with Intel Corporation, Optima/KPMG, and Kimberly-Clark Corporation. He began his career as a US Air Force officer for the GPS and SDI 'Star Wars' programs.
"I'm excited to 'get in the game' with the dynamic and innovative Runtriz team, 'ante up' as an investor and advisor alongside the other impressive board members, and 'double down' with current and new customers and
partners as Runtriz continues to innovate, scale, and accelerate the success that their mobile customer service solutions are delivering to marketplace." says Stanley. "The Runtriz team is poised for explosive growth as consumers, employees and operators across a wide range of businesses demand a seamlessly integrated mobile experience across multiple touch points, and I'm thrilled to contribute to this next stage of innovation and evolution within their target markets."
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In 2007, technology experts who love to travel founded Runtriz to provide hotels abetter way to connect with guests to alleviate their greatest pain point… waiting on hold or in line for "great" customer service. Months later Runtriz" founders launched the world"s first iPhone hotel at the Malibu Beach Inn along the Pacific Ocean in California (Google it!) to solve this problem…and many others. Fast forward 7 years, and over this time Runtriz has collaborated with many of the industry"s leading brands and independent hotels globally – from Las Vegas to Sydney – pushing the envelope to create the most innovative mobile and digital platform that enables hotels to engage guests in previously unreachable and unthinkable ways. www.runtriz.com