Speaker: Marco Benvenuti, MMH ’05, Chief Analytics and Product Officer; Co-Founder


Where: Statler Auditorium

Duetto is a cloud-based Revenue Strategy application that allows hotels to move beyond traditional revenue management by providing new, actionable insights into demand. Duetto’s Open Pricing strategy allows hotels to capture more revenue on each and every booking by yielding each segment, channel and room type independently for maximum profitability. With it’s newest feature, Dynamic Loyalty Pricing, hotels can drive more direct and profitable bookings with personalized loyalty rates yielded around supply, demand and customer worth.

As chief analytics and product officer and co-founder of Duetto, Benvenuti directs product vision, direction and implementation. Today, Duetto delivers automated Revenue Strategy solutions to more than 1,000 of the world’s leading hotels and casinos, allowing them to better manage pricing, revenue and business-mix decisions with superior, actionable data. The company is rapidly expanding worldwide throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

In 2015, Benvenuti was named Entrepreneur in Residence by the Pillsbury Institute at SHA. He holds an MMH from Cornell University, where he currently serves on the advisory board of the Center for Hospitality Research. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. An avid college basketball fan, Mr. Benvenuti’s favorite team is, of course, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels.