Full Name
John Laplante
Job Title
CIO
Company
G6 Hospitality
Speaker Bio
John Laplante is Chief Information Officer for G6 Hospitality LLC, the parent company behind the iconic Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands. In this role, Laplante is part of the company’s executive leadership team and oversees the technology teams, digital transformation, strategic technology business partnerships as well as Digital Commerce and Distribution.
Laplante has worked in the technology sector for more than 20 years and previously held the role of Vice President of Information Technology at G6 Hospitality, where he oversaw the company’s Program Management Office and Quality Assurance teams. During that time, he led the introduction of automated processes to those teams’ strategy, increasing the throughput and consistency of their code testing and improving on-time product delivery for the enterprise. Throughout his career, he has worked with Infusion Management Systems, Cingular Wireless, Accor North America (previous parent company of the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands) and Intellicentrics.
Laplante graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship Strategic Management. Laplante currently sits on the University of North Texas, Hospitality and Tourism Advisory Board.
John Laplante