Advisory Board


Pablo Alonso

Pablo Alonso

Chief Executive Officer
Scott Barghaan

Scott Barghaan

Vice President and American General Manager, Travel, Transportation & Hospitality Vertical
Scott Berman

Scott Berman '84, P '17 & '21

Principal and US Hospitality Industry Leader

PwC

Vivek Bhogaraju

Vivek Bhogaraju, MMH '06

GM, Revenue Performance Solutions, Data & Technology Partnerships, Lodging & Vacation Rental
Carolyn Corda

Carolyn Corda, MPS '89

Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Commercial Officer
Farkus

Ian-Michael Farkas

Vice President, Strategic Accounts
Chuck Floyd

Chuck Floyd, P '15 & '18

Global President of Operations
Eliot Hamlisch

Eliot Hamlisch

Executive Vice President, Loyalty & Revenue Optimization
Tim Hentschel

Tim Hentschel '01

Chief Executive Officer
Steve Hood

Steve Hood

Senior Vice President of Research

STR

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, Ph.D. '07

Managing Principal Hospitality

ZS

Jacqueline Nunley

Jacqueline Nunley

Senior Industry Advisor - Travel and Hospitality
David Oppenheim

David Oppenheim

Senior Vice President, Global Insights, Analytics & Data

IHG

Dan O'Sullivan

Dan O'Sullivan

Vice President of Sales, EMEA
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Andrada Paraschiv

Vice President of Hospitality
Michael Partridge

Michael Partridge '92

Vice President of Sales & Revenue Analysis
Stephanie Perrone Goldstein

Stephanie Perrone Goldstein '01

Data, Analytics, and AI Leader, Travel & Hospitality Industry
Jess Petitt

Jess Petitt '05

Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy, Insights & Analytics
Geoff Ryskamp

Geoffrey Ryskamp

Vice President, Sector Head - Retail & Hospitality
Guido Salvatori

Guido Salvatori, MMH '02

Senior Director, Integrations
Skodol

Dan Skodol, MMH '04

Vice President of Data Science & Analytics
Liesl Smith

Liesl Smith

Senior Vice President for Marketing, Communications & Sales Enablement
Randell Smith

Randell Smith

Founder

STR

Scott Taber

Scott Taber '85

Senior Vice President, Global Hospitality
SriHari Thotapalli

SriHari Thotapalli

Worldwide Technology Leader for Hospitality

AWS

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Emily Weiss

Managing Director, Global Travel Industry
Rick Werber

Rick Werber '82

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Sustainability