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Revenue Management Advisory Board

  • Chair: Paul van Meerendonk
    Chair: Paul van Meerendonk Director Global Advisory Services, IDeaS
  • Vice Chair: Steven Dow
    Vice Chair: Steven Dow Vice President of Revenue Management – Europe, Diamond Resorts International
  • Bela Nagy
    Bela Nagy VP Revenue Management & Pricing, AccorHotels
  • Chinmai Sharma
    Chinmai Sharma Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
  • Etienne Faisandier
    Etienne Faisandier VP Revenue Management & Business Intelligence, Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts
  • Jan Lundborg
    Jan Lundborg Chief Commercial Optimization Officer, Scandic Hotels
  • Joanna Schröder
    Joanna Schröder Vice President Revenue Management, Deutsche Hospitality
  • Lennert De Jong
    Lennert De Jong Chief Commercial Officer, CitizenM
  • Michael McCartan
    Michael McCartan Managing Director, EMEA, Duetto
  • Perra Pettersson
    Perra Pettersson Founder & Owner, Benchmarking Alliance
  • Philip Gardner
    Philip Gardner Vice President, Commercial, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
  • Stan Josephi
    Stan Josephi Senior Lecturer Hotel Management, Breda University
  • Deniz Dorbek
    Deniz Dorbek Vice President, Revenue Management, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
  • Thomas Adler
    Thomas Adler Vice President Global Revenue Strategy, Melia Hotels International
  • Stan van Roij
    Stan van Roij VP hospitality solutions and program management, Infor
  • Gino Engels
    Gino Engels Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, OTA Insight
  • Scott Dahl
    Scott Dahl Senior Lecturer at Ecole hôtelière, Lausanne

Marketing Advisory Board

  • Chair: Paul Mulcahy
    Chair: Paul Mulcahy SVP Commercial, Member of Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts Executive Committee, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
  • Niklas Schlappkohl
    Niklas Schlappkohl Global Senior Director, Digital Travel Solutions
  • Suzie Thompson
    Suzie Thompson Vice President - Marketing, Distribution & Revenue Management, Red Carnation Hotels
  • RJ Friedlander
    RJ Friedlander Founder and CEO, ReviewPro
  • Riko van Santen
    Riko van Santen Vice President Digital Strategy, Loyalty & Distribution, Kempinski Hotels
  • Frank Reeves
    Frank Reeves CEO and Co-founder, Avvio
  • Torsten Sabel
    Torsten Sabel COO, Customer Alliance
  • Adrian Hands
    Adrian Hands Senior Director Key Accounts EMEA, TripAdvisor
  • Roman Sucharzewski
    Roman Sucharzewski Director Hotel Distribution & Marketing – Europe, Diamond Resorts International
  • Edward Lines
    Edward Lines Industry Manager, Google
  • John Griffin
    John Griffin Vice President Marketing EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group

Sales Executive Advisory Board

  • Chair: Anant Vithlani
    Chair: Anant Vithlani Vice President Sales, Nordic Choice Hotels
  • Michael Simon
    Michael Simon General Manager Distribution EMEA & APAC, Marriott International
  • Alexander Hoerner
    Alexander Hoerner District Director, Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall
  • Brigitte T. Gruber
    Brigitte T. Gruber Founder and Managing Director, Reburg & Partners
  • Per Griwell
    Per Griwell Commercial Director, Thon Hotels
  • Sverre Gade Husby
    Sverre Gade Husby Managing Director, G Travel International LLC
  • Kerstin Gibert
    Kerstin Gibert Regional Director of Sales, Whitbread / Premier Inn
  • John Seaton
    John Seaton Managing Director International, Cendyn
  • Antoine Asselin
    Antoine Asselin Founder, UpMail
  • Peter Schmidt
    Peter Schmidt Vice President Sales Germany at Accor Hospitality Germany GmbH
  • Thomas Reinsborg
    Thomas Reinsborg Head of Sales Norway, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
  • Jane Griffiths
    Jane Griffiths Global Sales Director, GLH Hotels
  • David Sparrow
    David Sparrow Managing Director, DS Sales Solutions

Distribution Advisory Board

  • Chair: Nina Nieminen
    Chair: Nina Nieminen Director of Revenue management and distribution, Sokos Hotels – SOK Travel and Hospitality Industry Chain Management
  • Vice Chair: Richard Biggs
    Vice Chair: Richard Biggs Senior Vice President – Revenue Optimization & Distribution, The Rezidor Hotel Group
  • Michael Hucho
    Michael Hucho Vice President Distribution Central Europe, AccorHotels
  • Monique Jaspers-Wijn
    Monique Jaspers-Wijn Global Head of Digital Media at Travelport
  • Ralf Denke
    Ralf Denke Vice President e-Business, Deutsche Hospitality
  • Nils Korsvoll
    Nils Korsvoll Vice President Distribution, eBerry by Nordic Choice Hospitality Group
  • Dori	Stein
    Dori Stein CEO, Fornova

Innovation Advisory Board – more people will join

  • Josje van Dongen
    Josje van Dongen Head of Innovation, Hotel Management School Maastricht
  • Christian Gamsgrø
    Christian Gamsgrø Commercial Director Norway, Scandic Hotels
  • Gee Mann
    Gee Mann CEO & Co-founder, Ibookedin
  • Geoff Marree
    Geoff Marree Sr. Lecturer, Breda University
  • Carlos Martin-Rios
    Carlos Martin-Rios Associate Professor of Innovation, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
  • Morten Rynning
    Morten Rynning Co-founder, Aispot
  • Fred Witte
    Fred Witte Founding Partner, BLOC

Culture & People Advisory Board – more people will join

  • Elisa Chan, PHD
    Elisa Chan, PHD Assistant Professor, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
  • Julie Grieve
    Julie Grieve Founder & CEO, Criton
  • Jarle Moen
    Jarle Moen Thief Executive Officer, THE THIEF
  • Gil Mulders
    Gil Mulders Head of Learning Europe, IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Victoria Roos-Olsson
    Victoria Roos-Olsson Senior Leadership Consultant FranklinCovey, Co-CEO Roos&Shine, Holistic Leadership Influencer
  • Susan Meinl
    Susan Meinl Director Human Resources, Design Hotels AG. From January 2019
  • Frederic Toitot
    Frederic Toitot VP Learning & Development, AccorHotels
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