JUNE 17-20, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA USA

HITEC SPEAKERS

Listed alphabetically by last name, the following speakers will be particiapting at HITEC Minneapolis, in June 2019.

As more speakers are confirmed, this page will be updated.

David Adelson
President & COO
INTELITY

Tech Talks: How to Increase Mobility and Agility on Property- Tuesday

Mike Baldinger
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Evention LLC

Tech Talks: The Future of Cash in a Digital Economy - Tuesday

Lindsay Barron
SpaSoft Implementations Coordinator
Springer-Miller


Concurrent: Technology: Next Gen Travelers: Millennial and Generation Z Reshaping the Industry - Monday

Cameron Barton
Senior Product Manager
Navis 

Exhibitor Tutorial 3: Take a Page Out of Amazon's Book: Improve Your Tech Stack Strategy - Tuesday

Alp Basol
Director, Strategy & Innovation
AT&T Business

Concurrent: 5G-Not just Another G - Monday

Carol Beggs
Director of Technology
Chatham Bars Inn

Concurrent: Independent Hotel in a Big Box World - Monday

Michael Bennett
SVP, Global Marketing
Cendyn


Technology Showcase: Hotel Data Science Boot Camp for Marketers - Presented by Cendyn - Tuesday
 

David Berger
CEO
Volara

Super Session: What is AI Really? - Monday

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

Concurrent: Independent Hotel in a Big Box World - Monday
Concurrent: Ethical Dilemmas/A Practical Approach - Tuesday

 

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

Concurrent: Technology: How it Shapes Brand Standards - Monday

John Bollen
Chief Digital Officer
Mobilitie

Concurrent: 5G-Not just Another G - Monday

John Burns
President
Hospitality Technology Consulting

Concurrent: Technology Investment - Monday

Juan Carlos Carrillo Sr.
IT Director
Karisma Resorts de Mexico

Concurrent: Multiple Data Privacy Regulations- Monday

Christian Cooper
CIO
Dream Hotels

Super Session: What is AI Really? - Monday

Simone Cousins
Project Manager
Welk Hotels & Resorts

Concurrent: Technology: Next Gen Travelers: Millennial and Generation Z Reshaping the Industry - Monday

Jason Dando
Director
Teleste

Tech Talks: IP over the Existing TV network - Wednesday

Exhibitor Tutorial 8: Using your existing TV Coax cable to Deliver High speedinternet access - Wednesday

Yani Deros
CEO
Cirq+

Technology Showcase 1: Smart Rooms for Smart Hotels: Industry Trends - Monday

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

Concurrent: Technology: How it Shapes Brand Standards - Monday
Concurrent: How Evolving Technology will Impact the Front Desk - Monday

Michael Duffy, CHTP
Director of Technology
Seaport Companies

Concurrent: Independent Hotel in a Big Box World - Monday

Miriama Faberova
Business Development
Arti Grafiche Julia Spa

Exhibitor Tutorial 12: Latest innovation in the ECO friendly & convenient hotel access: 100% PET free RFID key cards - Wednesday

Mark Fancourt
Co-Founder
TRAVHOTECH

Concurrent: Technology Investment - Monday

Doron Goldstein
Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Technology Showcase: All About the CCPA for the Hospitality Industry: How to Tackle California’s New Privacy Law - Presented by OneTrust - Tuesday

Cindy Estis Green
CEO
Co-Founder, Kalibri Labs

Super Session: Distribution Channel Management - Wednesday

Jason Harper
Founder and CEO
CeloPay

Tech Talks: PCI: Beyond the Front Desk - Tuesday

Brian Hayes
Director, Product Management
Comcast Business

Exhibitor Tutorial 4: Serving Satisfaction: Technology Solutions for Improving Guest Experiences - Tuesday

Daran Hermans
Director, Product Line Management
Cambium Networks

Exhibitor Tutorial 9: Physics in a hotel room? Why, yes. Wednesday

 

Mareesa Hoglund
Customer Success Manager
SocialSurvey

Exhibitor Tutorial 13: Turn Customer Feedback Into Your #1 ROI - Thursday

Ted Horner
Owner
E. Horner & Associates

Super Session: What is AI Really? - Monday

Concurrent: Technology: How it Shapes Brand Standards - Monday
Concurrent: 5G-Not just Another G Monday

 

Daniel Johnson
Partner/ Co Founder
VENZA

Concurrent: Multiple Data Privacy Regulations- Monday
Tech Talks: A Prioritized Approach to Privacy Regulation (CCPA, GDPR, etc.) Compliance - Tuesday

Chris Keaton
CIPP/E, Privacy Consultant
OneTrust

Technology Showcase: All About the CCPA for the Hospitality Industry: How to Tackle California’s New Privacy Law - Presented by OneTrust - Tuesday
 

Ibraheem Khalifa
Product Manager
Republic Wireless

Exhibitor Tutorial 10: Balancing Data Privacy with Personalized Experiences - Wednesday

Art King
IBN Technologies
Corning

Tech Talks: Introduction to CBRS - Tuesday

Dayna Kully
Co-Founder
5thGenWireless

Concurrent: 5G-Not just Another G - Monday
 

Jordan Langlois
Sr. Vice President
Red Lion Hotel

Concurrent: Technology: Next Gen Travelers: Millennial and Generation Z Reshaping the Industry - Monday

Steve Letke
Solutions Architect
Corning

Exhibitor Tutorials 6: Fiber Optics: The future of the hotel guest experience - Tuesday

James Lingle
President
James Lingle Consulting

Concurrent: Technology Investment - Monday

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

Super Session: Fraud Best Practices - Monday

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

Concurrent: Multiple Data Privacy Regulations- Monday
 

Kristin Miller
CEO
Evolve Controls

Tech Talks: Benefits of a Fully Connected Room - Wednesday

Joel Montaniel
CEO & Founder
SevenRooms

Exhibitor Tutorial 5: Harnessing the Power of the F&B Experience - Presented by SevenRooms - Tuesday

Andres Munoz
Technical Sales Engineer CBRNE, CXS, EDS
Smiths Detection

Tech Talks: Guest Safety-X-Ray and Trace Detection - Wednesday

Nikhil Nath
Founder & CEO
Knowcross Inc.

Tech Talks: The Future of Hospitality - Wednesday

Davina Nightingale
Senior Director Property Channel
Hilton Hotels

Concurrent: How Evolving Technology will Impact the Front Desk - Monday

John Oberon
President
Digital Solutions at Cybage

Exhibitor Tutorial 1: “Uncovering Guest Insights to Deliver Memorable Experiences” - Presented by Cybage Software Pvt. Ltd. - Tuesday

Jagruti Panwla
Chair
AAHOA

Super Session: Fireside Chat: View from the Top- Monday

Mark Pate CHAE,CHPT, MBA
Assistant Controller & IT Director
Hightpointe Hotel Corporation

Concurrent: Multiple Data Privacy Regulations- Monday
 

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

Concurrent: How Evolving Technology will Impact the Front Desk - Monday

Chet Patel
Senior Vice President
Baywood Hotels

Super Session: Fireside Chat: View from the Top - Monday

Hitesh Patel
Past Chairman
AAHOA

Super Session: Fireside Chat: View from the Top - Monday
 

Neal Patel
Vice President
MHG Hotels, LLC

Super Session: Fireside Chat: View from the Top - Monday

Neal Patel
Managing Partner
Blue Chip Hotel

Concurrent: Technology: How it Shapes Brand Standards - Monday
Concurrent: Technology: Next Gen Travelers: Millennial and Generation Z Reshaping the Industry - Monday

 

John Picard

The Digital Transformation of Sustainability "A Conversation at the Edge of Now" - Thursday

Peri Pierone
CEO
Eleven

Exhibitor Tutorial 7: Wi-Fi 6, 5G, Hotspot 2.0:Decoding Hotel Connectivity in 2019 - Wednesday

Tanya Pratt
Assoc. VP OPERA Cloud Strategy
Oracle Hospitality

Technology Showcase 5: Oracle Hospitality Cloud - Platform for Hotel Sales, Events & Operations - Wednesday

Kenneth Purcell
Founder and CEO
iSeatz

Tech Talks: The Death of Room Service - Wednesday

Joe Rembold
Innovation Architect
Delaware North

Super Session: What is AI Really? - Monday

Connie Rheams
VP of Hospitality
Beekeeper

Tech Talks: Hospitality: The People Business - Wednesday

Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell
Beyond Tomorrow - The Human Revolution

Global Futurist and Keynote Speaker

Opening Keynote: Monday

Adnan Saulat
AVP & Head of Consulting -Travel
Mindtree

Exhibitor Tutorial 2: 4 Real Business Uses Cases of AI in Hospitality - Presented by Mindtree - Tuesday

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

Concurrent: Independent Hotel in a Big Box World - Monday
Concurrent: How Evolving Technology will Impact the Front Desk - Monday

 

Prakash Shukla
Partner
Wayfare Vc

Concurrent: Technology Investment - Monday

Rich Siegel
President & Publisher
Hospitality Upgrade

Concurrent: How Evolving Technology will Impact the Front Desk - Monday

Kelsie Skinner
Director of Marketing
NAVIS

Teck Talks: Bridging the Gap: How Data Can Help You Appeal to Millennials Guests - Tuesday

Robert Stevenson
CEO
INTELITY

Exhibitor Tutorials: Empowered Staff Yield Exceptional Guest Service - Wednesday

Yvette Vincent, CHTP
Chief Technology Officer
Delaware North

Concurrent: 5G-Not just Another G - Monday

Courtney Walton
Solutions Manager
Oracle

Exhibitor Tutorial 14: More than a Minibar- Reimagining Hotel F&B - Thursday

Jeremy Ward
Cloudreach
Cloud Strategist

Tech Talks: All things Cloud - Wednesday

Dr. Aaron Yin
CEO
Resure Technology

Tech Talks: Auto-Response: AI Responds to Online Hotel Reviews - Tuesday

Christoph Zwahlen
Global Marketing Manager
NXP Semiconductors Ltd.

Tech Talks: The future of RFID Key Cards - Tuesday

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