Women in Hospitality Technology Luncheon
Monday, June 17, 2019
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
HFTP would like to thank our patrons, speakers and stakeholders who attended and made this event a success.
HFTP and the HFTP Foundation hosted the most buzzed-about event of the year celebrating women in hospitality technology. Co-located with HITEC Minneapolis, this luncheon served to honor trailblazing women in the industry while also supporting its future leaders, with proceeds contributing to HFTP’s General Scholarship Fund. A panel of accomplished industry professionals shared their expertise.
MEET OUR SPEAKERS
These technology leaders discussed strategies for building a support network, the importance of mentoring, and the value of paying it forward. Their real-world anecdotes demonstrated how extending one's expertise helps to build a strong and diverse network of hospitality technology professionals.
Moderator: Donna Hale is a veteran technology executive with decades of hands-on leadership experience in IT infrastructure, compliance and risk management. She has extensive experience in government agencies as well as public and private companies. She is currently vCIO/Owner of FEH Consulting, LLC.
Speaker: Kristin Gassick, CHTP, is an experienced hospitality technology executive who has helped deploy complex technology initiatives for several world-class hotels, resorts, and spas within the boutique luxury market. She is currently Corporate IT Director of Enchantment Group.
Speaker: Monika Nerger is an award winning business and technology executive with a record of guiding organizations to deliver brand defining technology and business solutions that propel innovation, profitable growth, and competitive differentiation. She is the CIO of Mandarin Oriental, and was inducted to the HFTP International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame in 2017.
Speaker: Ashley Allard is Manager of Creative Marketing for SafetyNetAccess.Experienced Marketing Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Social Media Marketing, Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Event Management, and Marketing Communications.