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Canceled - CHR: Spring 2020 Advisory Board Meeting and Roundtable

March 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Prof. Eva Steiner speaking at a CHR Advisory Board Meeting in Spring 2019

The Center for Hospitality Research will host a roundtable from 12-3pm on Thursday, March 12th, in the Silver Birch Suite (5th floor tower) in Statler Hall to discuss the following topic: Lodging Space – How Will the Industry Evolve? Student observers are welcome, but space is limited, so please register here. Admission to this event will be granted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Hosted by CHR director, Professor Linda Canina.


Session 1: Evolving Business Models | 12-12:50pm

Session 2: Engaging Throughout the Guest’s Journey | 1-1:50pm

Session 3: Technology | 2-2:50pm

Closing remarks | 2:50-3pm

Roundtable Chairs:

  • Linda Canina, Professor of Finance, Academic Director of the Center for Hospitality Research, Academic Co-Director of the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
  • Mark Lomanno, Center for Hospitality Research Advisory Board Chair, Partner & Senior Advisor, Kalibri Labs

Current Participants:

  • Pablo Alonso, Chief Executive Officer, HotStats
  • Scott Berman ’84, Principal & Industry Leader of Hospitality & Leisure, PwC
  • Patrick Bosworth, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Duetto
  • Jeff Brault, Director of Operations, Pure Wellness
  • Tony Capuano ’87, Group President of Global Development, Design & Operations Services, Marriott International
  • Ian-Michael Farkas, Vice President Strategic Accounts, Local Measure
  • Antonio Figueiredo, Senior Director of Industry Solutions, SalesForce
  • Rebekah Garbutt, Director of Business Development, Translations.com
  • Eliot Hamlisch, Senior Vice President of Global Loyalty & Partnerships, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
  • Ali Hoyt ’12, Senior Director of Consulting and Analytics, STR
  • Chris Kronenthal, President & Chief Technology Officer, FreedomPay
  • Robert Mandelbaum ’81, Director of Research Information Services, CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research
  • Kelly McGuire MMH ’01, PhD ’07, Principal, McRevenue, LLC.
  • Dave Mei ’94, Vice President of Owner & Franchise Services, IHG
  • Jacqueline Nunley, Head of Hospitality, SalesForce
  • Abhijit Pal ’02, Head of Research, Travel Partners Group, Expedia Group
  • Michael Partridge ’92, Vice President Sales & Revenue Analysis, Marriott International
  • Dilip Petigara, Chief Executive Officer, Access Point Financial
  • Jess Petitt ’05, Vice President Analytics, Hilton
  • Gordon Potter, Professor Emeritus, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
  • Dave Roberts ’87, MENG ’88, Professor of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech
  • Michele Sarkisian, Partner, Avenger Capital
  • Patrick Scholes ’94, Managing Director of Lodging & Leisure Equity Research, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
  • Stacy Silver, President, Silver Hospitality Group
  • Dan Skodol MMH ’04, Vice President of Data Science & Analytics, Cendyn
  • Kathryn Stone, Managing Attorney & Chief of Staff, Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA)
  • Richard Valtr, Founder, Mews Systems
  • Scott Taber ’85, Senior Vice President Operations, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Adam Weissenberg ’85, Global Travel, Hospitality & Leisure Leader, National Managing Partner of Clients & Industries, Deloitte
  • Michelle Woodley ’89, President, Preferred Hotels & Resorts
  • Mark Woodworth ’77, MPS ’78, Senior Managing Director, CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research

Please direct any questions to Nicole McQuiddy-Davis, Assistant Program Manager for CHR.

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March 12, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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Venue Name:
Silver Birch Suite
Venue Address:
5th Floor Tower
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States


Center for Hospitality Research
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