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  • 186 | Strategic, Data-Driven Interior Design with Liat Siegel
    DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
    October 31, 2018

    186 | Strategic, Data-Driven Interior Design with Liat Siegel

    Liat Siegel is Owner/Founder of Hadar Interiors Inc., a fearless mother of 5 and a trailblazing entrepreneur. She works with businesses to brand their interiors and set themselves apart from the competition. Liat uses interior design to revitalize a space and modernize it for the digital age. In This Episode, Liat Reveals … The power of read more

  • 185 | Hampton by Hilton Enters Middle East Market with Shruti Gandhi Buckley
    LODGING LEADERS
    October 24, 2018

    185 | Hampton by Hilton Enters Middle East Market with Shruti Gandhi Buckley

    Shruti Gandhi Buckley is global head of Hampton by Hilton. In her role, Buckley is responsible for the overall brand strategy, which includes driving brand growth and development, diversifying and increasing revenue and sustaining customer loyalty. With a deep understanding of the hospitality business, Buckley fosters innovation and success for Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s largest read more

  • 184 | The Superpower of Persuasion with Jeff Tippett
    LODGING LEADERS
    October 17, 2018

    184 | The Superpower of Persuasion with Jeff Tippett

    Known to many as Mr. Persuasion, Jeff Tippett is a subject matter expert on persuasive communications. Speaking to international audiences through keynotes and seminars, Jeff helps attendees increase their effectiveness, gives them powerful tools to help reach their goals, and empowers attendees to positively impact their organizations or businesses. In 2014, Jeff founded Targeted Persuasion, read more

  • 183 | The Business Case for Improving Employee Engagement with Julia Felton
    EMPLOYEE RECRUITMENT & RETENTION
    October 10, 2018

    183 | The Business Case for Improving Employee Engagement with Julia Felton

    Julia Felton is the Founder of Business HorsePower, which delivers leadership and team development to CEO’s, entrepreneurs and executives. Julia is a veteran of the hospitality industry having been the creator the HotelBenchmark Survey which provided the lodging industry with monthly statistics on its performance. She took that business from an idea on a piece read more

  • 182 | Create a Meaning Statement and Share It ALL the Time with Jeffrey Davidson
    LODGING LEADERS
    October 3, 2018

    182 | Create a Meaning Statement and Share It ALL the Time with Jeffrey Davidson

    Jeffrey Davidson is engaging, thought-provoking, and sometimes gets so excited you think he forgot to breathe. Jeffrey has been exploring the boundaries of world-class teams for over 20 years. As a recognized expert in strengthening leaders and building teams, he has worked with 100s of teams, taught thousands, and consulted with multiple Fortune 100 corporations. read more

  • 181 | Disruptive Force for Positive Change: Forging Future at CH&LA, AAHOA with Bijal Patel
    AAHOA
    September 26, 2018

    181 | Disruptive Force for Positive Change: Forging Future at CH&LA, AAHOA with Bijal Patel

    Bijal Patel guides San Jose-based Coast Redwood Hospitality, which owns and operates a portfolio of multiple real estate and hotel projects. He is a third-generation hotelier who signed his first franchise agreement while a senior in high school and earned the prestigious Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) designation at age 20. He enthusiastically gives back to read more

  • 180 | Engineering Meaningful and Trusting Relationships with Nick Lawniczak
    LODGING LEADERS
    September 19, 2018

    180 | Engineering Meaningful and Trusting Relationships with Nick Lawniczak

    Nick Lawniczak has more than 10 years of experience specializing in the luxury hospitality market. Over the years, he’s worked on a wide array of projects ranging from residential remodels, note rebranding, commercial tenant improvements, shopping centers and the development of new high rise luxury condominiums. Nick feels his greatest strength is his ability to read more

  • 179 | Setting Your Hotel Apart from the Competition with Cynthia Bock
    LODGING LEADERS
    September 12, 2018

    179 | Setting Your Hotel Apart from the Competition with Cynthia Bock

    Cynthia Bock joined Waterton in 2010 and serves as senior vice president, business development for the hospitality platform. In this role, she is responsible for maintaining and expanding relationships with investors and operating partners related to third party management contracts. Prior to her current role, Cynthia served as senior vice president of sales and marketing, read more

  • 178 | Connecting Travel Startup Founders, Investors and Corporations with John Matson
    LODGING LEADERS
    September 5, 2018

    178 | Connecting Travel Startup Founders, Investors and Corporations with John Matson

    John Matson is the Managing Director of Voyager HQ, a club bringing together startup founders, corporate partners, and investors in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. Since their start in the summer of 2016, Voyager HQ has grown to a community of over 1,000 members, dozens of partners, and hundreds of investors in over 55 read more

  • 177 | The Hotel PMS: Past, Present and Future with Gary Gibb
    LODGING LEADERS
    August 29, 2018

    177 | The Hotel PMS: Past, Present and Future with Gary Gibb

    Gary Gibb is Founder and President of AutoClerk, Inc. – a Northern California based software company that provides powerful hospitality technology solutions for independent properties, management companies, and hotel chains. Gary is a graduate of the University of California San Diego with a degree in Applied Physics & Information Sciences. Prior to founding AutoClerk, he read more

  • 176 | Make Smarter Pricing and Distribution Decisions with Gino Engels
    LODGING LEADERS
    August 22, 2018

    176 | Make Smarter Pricing and Distribution Decisions with Gino Engels

    Gino Engels is co-founder and CCO of OTA Insight, where he leads the delivery and continued development of OTA Insight’s dashboard and reporting capabilities to enable hoteliers to support a profitable revenue and distribution strategy. Gino’s customer-focused objective is to deliver affordable revenue tools to hotels and continuously develop new solutions to help those in read more

  • 175 | Show Me That You Know Me with Phil Rubin
    GUEST SERVICES & PROGRAMS
    August 15, 2018

    175 | Show Me That You Know Me with Phil Rubin

    A die-hard Saints fan, Phil knows a thing or two about loyalty. Over the course of his over 25-year career, he’s blended his education, experience and innovation to evolve the way businesses identify, retain and expand the value of their best customers. An impeccable leader with passion to spare, Phil founded the loyalty practice at read more

  • 174 | Use Microlearning to Solve Engagement and Performance Problems with Isaac Tolpin
    LODGING LEADERS
    August 8, 2018

    174 | Use Microlearning to Solve Engagement and Performance Problems with Isaac Tolpin

    Isaac is one of the founders of ConveYour.com, the #1 Microlearning platform for learner engagement. He’s a tech entrepreneur and futurist at heart, on a mission to enable brands to align their training with human behavior leading to breakthrough learner engagement. His success come from understanding the relationships between human behavior, business, and technology. This read more

  • 173 | Optimize Your Hotel Website to Convert with Chris Dayley
    LODGING LEADERS
    August 1, 2018

    173 | Optimize Your Hotel Website to Convert with Chris Dayley

    Chris is a digital marketing entrepreneur, speaker, and neuromarketer who gets excited about helping businesses learn what their users want on their website, using psychology based testing and analytics. He started his Conversion Optimization agency Dayley Conversion in 2014, which he later merged with Disruptive Advertising, where he currently works as VP of site testing read more

  • 172 | This Unique Moment for Hotel Investors with Morgan Sickles
    LODGING LEADERS
    July 18, 2018

    172 | This Unique Moment for Hotel Investors with Morgan Sickles

    Morgan Sickles is a senior vice president of Aries Conlon Capital’s originations and business development team. He specializes in arranging high-leverage, non-recourse, bridge and permanent loans with cash out for hotel and commercial real estate properties nationwide. Prior to joining Aries Conlon Capital, Morgan founded Atlantis Advisors, a nationwide hotel services provider. About Aries Conlon read more

  • 171 | The Engine that Drives the Hotel with Stan Turkel
    LEADERSHIP
    July 11, 2018

    171 | The Engine that Drives the Hotel with Stan Turkel

    Stanley Turkel is a recognized authority in the hotel industry. He operates his consulting practice serving as an expert witness in hotel-related cases and providing franchise consultation and asset management. Prior to forming his hotel consulting firm, Turkel was the Product Line Manager for Hotel/Motel Operations at the International Telephone & Telegraph Co. overseeing the read more

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