GHN Thought Leaders

Colleen (Donovan) Coulter, Head of Industry for Travel, Facebook 

Rob Torres, Managing Director for Travel, Google, Inc

Stewart Applbaum, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Infor 

Bruce Baltin, Managing Director, CBRE Hotels / Valuation & Advisory Services 

Robert Barnard, Partner, BDO LLP

Raymond N Bickson, Principal & CEO, The Bickson Hospitality Group 

Laura Calin, VP of Strategy and Solutions Management, Oracle Hospitality Alastair Cush, Senior Vice President, Skyfold 

Chad Crandell, Managing Partner and President, CHMWarnick

Bob DeVries, Global Leader Hospitality & Leisure Practice, Spencer Stuart 

Ron de Wit, Managing Director - Australia, Horwath HTL

Roger Dow, President & CEO, US Travel Association 

Ann M. Fastiggi, Consultant, Spencer Stuart 

Neil Freeman, Chairman & CEO, Aries Capital

Ed Fuller, President, Laguna Strategic Advisors 

Todd Halamka, Principal, Todd Halamka + Partners 

Dr. Mario Hardy, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Asia Travel Association 

Robert Hecker, Managing Director, Horwath HTL Asia Pacific

Rachel Humphrey, Interim President & CEO, AAHOA

Peter Joehnk, Managing Director, JOI-Design GmbH 

Corinna Kretschmar-Joehnk, Co-Managing Director, JOI-Design GmbH 

Mike Kistner, CDO, AC Project 

Akshay Kulkarni, VP APAC, Digivalet 

Greg Land, Executive Director & Global Industry Leader - Aviation, Hospitality & Travel Related Services, IBM 

Daniel Larkin, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP 

Christopher Lund, Head of Hotels at Colliers International (Middle East & North Africa)

Ronald M. Lustig, AIA, ISHC, Principal/Design Architect, ESa 

Melissa Maher, Senior Vice President Global Partner Group, Expedia, Inc. 

Kevin Mallory, Senior Managing Director, CBRE Hotels / CBRE | Capital Markets 

Michael W. McCormick, Executive Director & COO, Global Business Travel Association 

Stefan Merkenhof, Managing Consultant, GBR Consulting

Peter Nichols, Vice President / National Director, National Hospitality Group, Marcus & Millichap

Jerry Noonan, Global Leader Consumer Practice, Spencer Stuart 

Thomas Page, Partner, Global Head of Hotels & Leisure Group, CMS

Jess Petitt, Vice President, Global Business Analytics, Hilton Worldwide 

Alam Pirani, Executive Managing Director, Colliers International Hotels

Diana Robino, Global Enterprise Partnerships SVP, Mastercard 

Marco Roca, President of Global Development and Chief Development Officer, Caesars Entertainment 

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AH&LA 

Dr. José Roquette, Director of Development, Pestana Hotels & Resorts 

John P. Smith, Managing Director, Horwath HTL Australia Pty Ltd & HTL Capital Advisors Pty Ltd.

Filippo Sona, Managing Director-Global Hospitality, Drees & Sommer 

Mark Sparrow, Executive Vice President, JLL Canada's Hotels and Hospitality Group

Dawn Sweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Restaurant Association 

Harry Wheeler, AIA, Principal, Group One Partners, Inc.  

Kevin White, Vice President/Business Leader, Global Strategy and Business Development, Travel & Entertainment Industries, Mastercard | MK Merchant Development  

Jing Zhu, Founder & Chairperson, China Hospitality Technology Alliance