World Panel
World Panel

C-SUITE World Panel

C-SUITE World Panel
In HN's C-SUITE World Panel, industry leaders question C-Suite executives on timely topics which are expected to drive change in 2021 and beyond. Covered topics include human capital, diversity, information technology and sustainability.
Panel Champs

Willy Legrand

Professor of Hospitality Management at the IU International University of Applied Sciences, Germany

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Ian Millar

Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne

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Aradhana Khowala

CEO I Chair I Board Member I Adviser I Keynote Speaker

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Michael Levie

Co-Founder at KUBE Ventures

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Dave Roberts

Faculty at Cornell University

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This panel is Co-Created withIDeaS - A SAS Company

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Recent Viewpoints (8)

A call to move gender diversity from female fight to industry fight

Even though women make 50% of the workforce in hospitality, gender equality remains a myth in our sector. There is a significant gap in terms of rank, pay, role and general progression in women's leadership positions and female representation falls as women rise in their careers with only 5% going on to make the top job of CEO.

A look back on 2020... Lessons learned

Everyone agrees that 2020 has been the "annus horribilis" for the world and in particular the hotel industry. However, despite having to tackle unprecedented challenges, many companies grasped that the crisis also presented a unique opportunity to re-invent and re-imagine their business.

Does IT provide a strategic advantage?

Almost every touchpoint with our guests now involves technology in some way. As the CEO, it is ultimately your responsibility to ensure that technology is given the priority, resources, and budget required.

How will you weather the next economic downturn?

Although an economic recession and hotel industry downturn are far from certain, economic indicators, investor and corporate sentiment, as well as the recent operating performance of hotels in various sectors, point to an impending slowdown.