Speaker: Stephanie Linnartz, President Marriott International, Inc.

Stephanie Linnartz is the president of Marriott International, Inc. She is responsible for developing and executing all aspects of the company’s global consumer strategies, including brand, marketing, sales, and revenue management. She also oversees Marriott’s global real estate development, design, and operations services functions. Linnartz was previously Group President of Consumer Operations, Technology, and Emerging Businesses. Under her leadership, the company launched a new premium and luxury home rental offering, Homes & Villas by Marriott International. It has also expanded its consumer offerings to include travel categories beyond hotels, such as the Ritz-Carlton Yacht collection, tours and activities, dining, transportation, and travel insurance.

Linnartz was named to the Forbes CEO Next 2021 list of up-and-coming leaders set to revolutionize American business. Hotel Management selected her as one of the 30 Influential Women in Hospitality in 2017. She was honored by Brand Innovators as one of 2018’s Top 100 Women in Brand Marketing. In 2019, she joined Fast Company’s Impact Council and was profiled as one of CNN’s 2019 Risk-Takers. In 2021, she joined the Fortune CEO Initiative. She has been a speaker at the World Economic Forum and is a sought-after conference panelist at global industry events. Linnartz, who travels the world extensively, is passionate about fitness and wellness, and resides in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband and two children.