World Panel
World Panel

C-SUITE World Panel

C-SUITE World Panel
In HN's inaugural C-SUITE World Panel, 5 leading industry academics question industry chief executives on 5 timely topics which are expected to drive change in 2020. Covered topics include sustainability, talent sourcing, the value of brands, information technology and managing a possible downturn in 2020.
Panel Champs

Willy Legrand

Professor of Hospitality Management at the IUBH International University

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Peter O’Connor

Professor of Strategy at University of South Australia Business School

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Demian Hodari

Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne (EHL)

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Lyle Worthington

Technology Executive and Consultant & Past President of HFTP Global

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David Sherwyn

Professor of Law at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

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Co-Created PanelIDeaS - A SAS Company

IDeaS, Inc.

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Recent Viewpoints (5)

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.