SPEAKERS 

Fred Bean
Fred Bean
HotelPORT
Founder & CEO
Larry Birnbaum
Larry Birnbaum
Xenios Group
Principal Consultant
Mike Blake
Mike Blake
AHLA
Chief Technology Officer
Jeffrey Bzdawka
Jeffrey Bzdawka
Knowland
CEO
Laura Calin
Laura Calin
Oracle Hospitality
VP, Strategy and Solutions Management
Kevin Carey
Kevin Carey
AHLA
Executive Vice President & COO
Lori Cohen
Lori Cohen
ECPAT-USA
Chief Executive Officer
Robyn Conlon
Robyn Conlon
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Partner
Daniel Connolly
Daniel Connolly
Drake University
Professor
Larry Cuculic
Larry Cuculic
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts
President & CEO
Patrick Dunphy
Patrick Dunphy
HTNG
VP< IT
Michal Christine Escobar
Michal Christine Escobar
EnsembleIQ
Editor
Robert Firpo-Cappiello
Robert Firpo-Cappiello
Hospitality Technology
Editor-In-Chief
Bo Friddell
Bo Friddell
Sunrise Salvador Development
Founder / General Manager
Dr. Deborah Gilboa
Dr. Deborah Gilboa
Resilience Expert
Brennan Gildersleeve
Brennan Gildersleeve
Sage Hospitality Group
VP Property Technology
Kerry Goyette
Kerry Goyette
Aperio Consulting Group
President & Founder
Brent Haines
Brent Haines
G6 Hospitality
Vice President, Product Development and Services
Kathy Hatala
Kathy Hatala
Blueprint RF
Director of Sales
Rohan Jani
Rohan Jani
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Associate VP, Guest Technology
April Key
April Key
IHG Hotels & Resorts
Director, Distribution Products
David Khalif
David Khalif
Viridi Funds
Co-Founder
Brian Kirkland
Brian Kirkland
Choice Hotels International
CIO
Justin Knight
Justin Knight
Apple Hospitality REIT
CEO
Dan Kornick
Dan Kornick
Loews Hotels
CIO
Dayna Kully
Dayna Kully
5thGenWireless
Co-Founder
Douglas Lisi
Douglas Lisi
Choice Hotels
VP Revenue Management and Sales Ops
Abigail Lorden
Abigail Lorden
Hospitality Technology
VP & Publisher
Craig Nazzaro
Craig Nazzaro
Nelson Mullins
Partner
Lasse Norgaard-Larsen
Lasse Norgaard-Larsen
BluIP
Senior Director, Product Offerings
Patrick Pacious
Patrick Pacious
Choice Hotels International
President and CEO
John Padgett
John Padgett
Princess Cruises / Carnival Corporation
President
Page Petry
Page Petry
PD Petry Consulting
Principle
Barry Phillips
Barry Phillips
Loews Hotels & Co
Senior Director IT Strategic Systems
Chip Rogers
Chip Rogers
AHLA
President & CEO
Barbara Sharnak
Barbara Sharnak
Relay
VP, Business Development & Product Marketing
Richard Sheinis
Richard Sheinis
Hall Booth Smith
Partner
Chris Spencer
Chris Spencer
Nomadix
Group Chief Information Security Officer
Ramki Srinivasan
Ramki Srinivasan
Great Wolf Lodge
Chief Digital Officer
Jason Stead
Jason Stead
Choice Hotels International
CISO
Eric Sullender
Eric Sullender
Eleven
VP of Product
Ron Tarro
Ron Tarro
SalientVoice Ventures
Managing Director
Jerri Traflet
Jerri Traflet
Verizon
Managing Partner Hospitality and Travel
Rosemarie Vesci
Rosemarie Vesci
US Government
Supervisory Special Agent
Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner
Nomadix
Director of Certification and Compliance