Speaker: Tim Hentschel ‘01, Co-Founder & CEO HotelPlanner & Meetings.com

Tim Hentschel is the Co-Founder and CEO of HotelPlanner, a leading travel technology company that combines proprietary artificial intelligence capabilities and a 24/7 global gig-based reservations and customer service network. Hentschel oversees HotelPlanner’s family of brands which include its flagship site HotelPlanner.com and its business-focused site Meetings.com. He is a third-generation hotelier and a graduate of the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. In 2018, his alma mater awarded him their prestigious Innovator of the Year Award. Hentschel created the annual American Group Travel Awards which donates its proceeds to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He resides in London to oversee the company’s European operations.