Advisory Board


Pablo Alonso

Pablo Alonso

Chief Executive Officer
Scott Berman

Scott Berman '84, P '17 & '21

Principal and US Hospitality Industry Leader

PwC

Vivek Bhogaraju

Vivek Bhogaraju MMH '06

GM, Lodging Revenue Performance Solutions
Farkus

Ian-Michael Farkas

Vice President, Strategic Accounts
Antonio Figueiredo

Antonio Figueiredo

Industry Senior Director, leading the Global Transportation, Travel, and Hospitality group
Chuck Floyd

Chuck Floyd P '15 & '18

Global President of Operations
Eliot Hamlisch

Eliot Hamlisch

Executive Vice President, Loyalty and Revenue Optimization
Tim Hentschel

Tim Hentschel '01

Chief Executive Officer
Steve Hood

Steve Hood

Senior Vice President of Research

STR

Balaji Krishnamurthy

Balaji Krishnamurthy

Chief Executive Officer
Jamie Lane

Jamie Lane

Vice President of Research
Mark Lomanno

Mark Lomanno P'08

Center for Hospitality Research Advisory Board Chair, Partner and Senior Advisor

Mark Lomanno is a Partner and Senior Advisor for Kalibri Labs, a hospitality data analytics company that focuses on helping hotels improve profit contribution by evaluating performance based on revenue net of customer acquisition costs. In addition, he advises several start-up and investment companies in the hospitality and data space, including Duetto Research, Aspire Marketing, Venturism and FireLight Camps, where he also sits on the Board of Directors. In that role he takes an active role in helping to shape the respective company’s strategic direction, creating and enhancing new research solutions and building relationships with hospitality brands, owners and operators.

Mark is the former President and CEO of Smith Travel Research (STR). Under his fifteen years of leadership, the company grew from a US firm to the most respected name in global hotel benchmarking. While at STR, Mark co-authored the 2012 Distribution Channel Analysis: A Guide for Hotels with Cindy Estis Green.

Mark serves on the advisory board of the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell University and University of Delaware’s school of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional management, is an active member in the Hotel Development Council of the Urban Land Institute and is a named Conti Professor at Pennsylvania State University. Mark also serves on the advisory board of The School of Tourism & Hospitality Management at Temple University, where he teaches a graduate level course “New Media and Distribution.” Mark holds a MS in Marketing from LaSalle University and an MBA from Temple University.

Mark is an avid runner and Philadelphia Eagles fan. Mark’s favorite quote: “Well done is always more important than well said” – unknown

Robert Mandelbaum

Robert Mandelbaum '81

Director of Research Information Services
Kelly McGuire

Kelly McGuire MMH '01, PHD '07

Managing Principal Hospitality

ZS

David Oppenheim

David Oppenheim

Senior Vice President, Global Insights, Analytics, and Data

IHG

Dan O'Sullivan

Dan O'Sullivan

Vice President of Sales, EMEA
Michael Partridge

Michael Partridge '92

Vice President of Sales and Revenue Analysis
Jess Petitt

Jess Petitt '05

Vice President, Analytics
Skodol

Dan Skodol MMH '04

Vice President of Data Science and Analytics
Liesl Smith

Liesl Smith

Senior Vice President for Marketing, Communications, and Sales Enablement
Cecil Staton

Cecil Staton

President and Chief Executive Officer
Scott Taber

Scott Taber '85

Senior Vice President, Rooms
Ira Vouk

Ira Vouk

Senior DPM, Data & Analytics
Adam Weissenberg

Adam Weissenberg '85, P '20

Vice Chairman and Chief Global Officer Audit & Assurance
Asia Pacific Leader- US Global Office Deloitte & Touche LLP

Rick Werber

Rick Werber '82

Senior Vice President, Engineering and Sustainability