Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA

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Event Date Mon Jun 17 EDT - Thu Jun 20 EDT (over 2 years ago)
Location Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
Region Americas

HITEC® offers a unique combination of top-notch education and the world’s largest hospitality technology exposition. Sessions are led by industry peers and experts, and the unparalleled expo showcases the latest industry products and services from over 365 companies. Don't miss this opportunity to see many new products and high-caliber existing products all in one location.


2019 Speakers

David Adelson
President & Chief Operating Officer, Intelity

Robert Bahl
Vice President of Engineering & Facilities, Global Americas, Marriott International

Lindsay Barron
SpaSoft Implementations Coordinator, Springer-Miller

Cameron Barton
Senior Product Manager, Navis

Alp Basol
Director, Strategy & Innovation, AT&T Business

Carol Beggs
Director of Technology, Chatham Bars Inn

Lee Ann Benavidez
Vice President Transient Sales Strategy & Operations, MGM Hotels and Resort International

Michael Bennett
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Cendyn

Katerina Berezina, Ph.D., CHTP, CRME, CHIA
Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi

Josh Bergen, CHAE, CHTP
Chief Executive Officer, Venza

David Berger
Chief Executive Officer, Volara

Vivek Bhogaraju
Director, Revenue Management Solutions, Expedia

Jim Bina, CHAE+, CHTP
Director of Finance, Rosen Hotel & Resort, Inc.

Floor Bleeker
Chief Information Officer Middle East & Africa and Global Accor Strategic Programs, Accor

John Bollen
Chief Digital Officer, Mobilitie

John Burns
President, Hospitality Technology Consulting

Kevin Carey
Executive Vice President, American Hotel & Lodging Association

Mark Carrier
President, B.F. Saul Co Hospitality Group

Juan Carlos Carrillo Sr.
IT Director, Karisma Resorts de Mexico

Amit Chetal
Americas Retail and Hospitality Lead, Cisco Systems

David Christiansen, CISM, CISSP, CHFI, CEH
CIO, The Venza Group

Christian Cooper
CIO, Dream Hotels

Simone Cousins
Project Manager, Welk Hotels & Resorts

Jason Dando
Director, Teleste

Yani Deros
Chief Executive Officer, Cirq+

Mike Uwe Dickersbach CHTP, MCP, NICE
Director IT Capital Projects, HEI Hotels & Resorts

Michael Duffy, CHTP
Director of Technology, Seaport Companies

Diane E. Estner
Chief Executive Officer, Danni ENT

Miriama Faberova
Business Development, Arti Grafiche Julia Spa

Mark Fancourt
Co-Founder, Travhotech

Kristin Gassick, CHTP
Corporate Director of IT, Enchantment Group Hotel and Resorts

Doron Goldstein
Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Jai Govindani
Chief Technology Officer, Red Planet Hotels

Cindy Estis Green
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Kalibri Labs

Ken Greene
President, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group

Peer Groothoff
Director of IT, Caesars Entertainment

Rich Halbert
Princial Program Manager, Microsoft

Donna Hale
Principal Consultant-Fractional CIO/Chief Technology Officer, 5P Consulting

Julie Haley, SPHR, PMP
Project Manager, Philips North America, LLC

Mark Haley, CHTP
Partner, Prism Hospitality Consulting

Cameron Hammond
Vice President, Global Field Technology Services, Hyatt

Jason Harper
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CeloPay

Brian Hayes
Director, Product Management, Comcast Business

Daran Hermans
Director, Product Line Management, Cambium Networks

Mareesa Hoglund
Customer Success Manager, SocialSurvey

Judy Holcomb, CHAE,Ph.D
Assistant Professor/Chair, Saint Leo University

Ted Horner
Owner, E. Horner & Associates

Keara James
Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft

Daniel Johnson
Partner/ Co Founder, VENZA

Craig Kaplan
Vice President, Corporate Operations, American Liberty Hosptiality

Chris Keaton
CIPP/E, Privacy Consultant, OneTrust

Ibraheem Khalifa
Product Manager, Republic Wireless

Art King
IBN Technologies, Corning

Dayna Kully
Co-Founder, 5thGenWireless

Jamie Lane
Senior Managing Economist, CBRE Hotels

Jordan Langlois
Senior Vice President, Red Lion Hotel

Steve Letke
Solutions Architect, Corning

James Lingle
President, James Lingle Consulting

Anna McFarland, CFE, CHAE, CHTP, CPA
Finance Consulting, Global Hospitality Consulting

Kathy Memenza, CCISO
Vice President of Security & Compliance, Hilton Hotels

Kristin Miller
Chief Executive Officer, Evolve Controls

Larry Mogelonsky, P. Eng.
Managing Partner, Hotel Mogel Consulting Ltd.

Joel Montaniel
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, SevenRooms

Josh Morgan, CHTP
Director of Technology and Infrastructure, Horizon Hospitality LLC

Cristian Morosan
Assoicate Professor, University of Houston

Greg Mount
President/Chief Executive Officer, Red Lion Hotels Corporation

Monika Nerger
Global IT Executive-CIO, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Kimberly Nevala
Strategic Advisor, SAS

Davina Nightingale
Senior Director Property Channel, Hilton Hotels

John Oberon
President, Digital Solutions, Cybage

Shane O'Flaherty
Global Director, Travel, Transportation & Hospitality, Microsoft

Karen O'Neil
President, Americas, Knowcross Inc.

Vanessa Ogle
Chief Executive Officer, Enseo

Jagruti Panwla
Chair, AAHOA

Assistant Controller & IT Director, Hightpointe Hotel Corporation

Jeffrey Parker, CHTP
Vice President of Hospitality Systems, Red Lion Hotels Corporation

Chet Patel
Senior Vice President, Baywood Hotels

Hitesh Patel
Past Chairman, AAHOA

Neal Patel
Vice President, MHG Hotels, LLC

Neal Patel
Managing Partner, Blue Chip Hotel

John Picard

Peri Pierone
Chief Executive Officer, Eleven

Tanya Pratt
Associate Vice President OPERA Cloud Strategy, Oracle Hospitality

Andrew Pomeranke
Senior Client Implementation Specialist, Evention LLC

Nick Price
Chief Executive Officer, NetSys Technology Limited

Raman (R.P.) Rama, B.Com, CHA Emeritus, CHAE, CHTP
President and Chief Technology Officer/CIO, Sarona Holding

Karan Rao
Principal Consultant-Travel Business, Mindtree

Joe Rembold
Innovation Architect, Delaware North

Connie Rheams
Vice President of Hospitality, Beekeeper

Chris Riddell
Beyond Tomorrow - The Human Revolution

William "Chip" Rogers
President/Chief Executive Officer, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)

Andrew Rubinacci
Senior Vice President, Revenue & Distribution, Omni Hotels &Resorts

Adnan Saulat
Assistant Vice President & Head of Consulting -Travel, Mindtree

Michael Schubach, CHAE*, CHTP*
Chief Technology Officer, Millennium Technology

Prakash Shukla
Partner, Wayfare Vc

Rich Siegel
President & Publisher, Hospitality Upgrade

Raj Singh
Chief Executive Officer, Go Moment

Kris Singleton
Chief Information Officer, International Cruise & Excursions

Kelsie Skinner
Director of Marketing, NAVIS

Robert Stevenson
Chief Executive Officer, Intelity

Peter Strebel
President, Omni Hotels & Resorts

Justin Taillon
Professor, Department Head, Highline College

Barry Thomas
Corporate Director of Information Technology, Rosewood Hotels

Yvette Vincent, CHTP
Chief Technology Officer, Delaware North

Stuart Waldron
Vice President Architecture, Travelport

Courtney Walton
Solutions Manager, Oracle

Jeremy Ward
Cloudreach, Cloud Strategist

Todd Wood
Vice President of Technology, The Americas and Global Applications, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Lyle Worthington, CHTP
HFTP Global Past President

Kevin Yarnell
Global Account Manager Hospitality & Gaming, Cisco Systems

Dr. Aaron Yin
Chief Executive Officer, Resure Technology

Christoph Zwahlen
Global Marketing Manager, NXP Semiconductors Ltd.

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• Samsung Electronics
• Allbridge
• Agilysys
• Amadeus
• Aptech Computer Systems Inc
• Arrivalist
• Assa Abloy
• Blueprint Rf
• Cox Business | Hospitality Network
• Datavision
• Express Image Digital
• Hospitality Upgrade
• Hotel Management Magazine
• Lodging Media
• Maestro Pms
• Mcom Media Communications
• Merchant Link
• Security Validation
• Shift4 Corporation
• Showtime Networks
• Tripleseat
• Venza