Kognitiv facilitates beneficial trading relationships by directly connecting consumer audiences via brands, corporations, and associations, with the owners of travel assets.

As executive vice president of hospitality at Kognitiv, Ashwin Kamlani, MMH ’03 is recruiting the global hotel industry to start thinking about travel as a valuable currency that can strengthen commerce worldwide.

His company, Regatta Travel Solutions, was acquired by Kognitiv in August 2016. Kamlani started Regatta Travel Solutions in early 2010 with the goal of helping hotels increase their direct online booking volume through innovative booking technology.

Prior to starting Regatta Travel Solutions, Kamlani was the global vice president of e-commerce and distribution at Meliá Hotels and Resorts, armed with a Master of Management in Hospitality degree from Cornell University and consulting experience from Accenture and PricewaterhouseCoopers.