Marco Benvenuti, MMH '05

Marco Benvenuti

Marco Benvenuti, MMH '05

Chief Analytics and Product Officer and Co-Founder
Duetto

As co-founder and chief analytics and product officer for Duetto, Marco Benvenuti, MMH '05 guides the product vision, direction, and implementation for the revenue-strategy-technology company.

Benvenuti's unique and patented inventions—the Pricing Engine for one-to-one dynamic pricing and the Enterprise Value Algorithm for calculating the value of every guest—became the foundation for Duetto's revolutionary Revenue Strategy application.

Benvenuti serves as an entrepreneur in residence at Cornell University's School of Hospitality Administration (SHA), where he teaches courses and holds regular office hours on campus throughout the year. He also holds a Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) from SHA and serves on the advisory board of the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship.

Benvenuti can also be seen speaking or lecturing at industry events and hotel schools worldwide—evidence of his passion for education, hospitality, and giving back. He regularly guest-lectures at UNLV, where he earned a bachelor's degree in hotel administration.

Prior to Duetto, Benvenuti was executive director at Wynn and Encore resorts in Las Vegas, where he founded and managed the Enterprise Strategy Group, leading revenue management, data analytics, direct marketing, and online channels. Before that, he worked for Caesars Entertainment, Expedia, and Four Seasons.