Oracle Hospitality Summit

Thank you to our hospitality community and sponsors for making the Oracle Hospitality Summit 2024 a success. We are grateful to have connected with our friends, colleagues, and partners. This event enabled those in attendance to hear how their industry peers are navigating a successful journey to the cloud and furthering their technology transformation. Check out the on-demand library to catch up on these sessions and learn how Oracle is advancing its hospitality products and services to accelerate your technology transformation.

Featured sessions

  • The Drive to Thrive

    Join Alex Alt, Oracle Hospitality and Oracle Retail EVP and GM, in a conversation with Dan Kornick, CIO, Loews Hotels and Resorts, in a discussion about how they reimagining their business, solving complex challenges every day, and inspiring Oracle’s own innovations.

    Alex Alt, Executive Vice President, Oracle Hospitality and Retail
    Dan Kornick, CIO, Loews Hotels and Resorts

  • Accelerating Business Value through Innovation and Agility

    Does the relentless pace of change in hospitality and technology feel like a nonstop struggle? What are the implications of new innovations and trends for your business? Discover how Oracle’s strategy and OPERA Cloud roadmap aim to solve these complex challenges. Hear from hoteliers on how they are capturing business value, improving user experience, generating new revenue opportunities, enhancing business agility, and unlocking efficiencies.

    Tanya Pratt, VP, OPERA Cloud Strategy and Product Management, Oracle Hospitality
    Debbie Stuempfig, Corporate Director, Central Systems, Omni Hotels & Resorts

  • Igniting the Power of the Hospitality Platform

    Migrating to the cloud is best done with the goal of constant innovation and evolution in mind. Hear from other customers about the benefits of moving to the cloud and learn how to ensure that your organization is continuously maximizing its OPERA Cloud investment.

    Laura Calin, Global Vice President, Strategy and Solutions Management, Oracle Hospitality
    Cameron Hammond, SVP, Global Field Technology Services, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
    Tom Rimmer, Group EVP of Technology, Ennismore
    Sanjay Sharma, CTO, Orascom Hotels Management

  • Optimize Event Management and Improve Sales Performance

    Tired of managing groups and inventory in different systems and unable to get a real overview of account productivity? Find out how OPERA Cloud Sales & Events can give your teams a singular view of hotel inventory, including guest rooms, meeting spaces, and restaurants—even on the go. See how you can offer enhanced group and event experiences by eliminating duplicate data entry and working from a single data source for forecasts, actuals, and historical data.

    Richard Oram, Senior Director of Product Enablement, Oracle Hospitality
    Joonas Ahola, Founder, MeetingPackage
    Anthony Murray, Group IT Manager, Dalata

  • Streamline Your Financial Operations with Oracle

    Learn how customers are using ERP to evolve from a manual process to an industry-leading automated solution. Hear why premier hoteliers have decided to make the jump and how their teams have benefitted from an automated Oracle solution.

    David Meltzer, GVP, Global Hospitality Sales, Oracle Hospitality
    David Chaimson, Director of Sales Consulting, Cloud Applications, Oracle
    Mike Smith, Master Principal Industry Solution Advisor, Oracle NetSuite

  • Trends, Strategies, and Opportunities—An Owner’s Perspective

    Hear from a panel of the industry’s largest hotel owners on what’s most important to them in 2024 and how they make informed decisions on technology that drive value to their hotels.

    Alissa Hendel, VP, Owner Advocacy, Hospitality, Oracle
    Nelson Garrido, SVP, IT, Brookfield Property Group
    Andrea Griff, Global Head of Hotel Asset Management, CBRE
    Amol Kale, Chief Technology Officer, Blackstone Real Estate Group
    Ankur Randev, Principal and Chief Commercial Officer, Highgate

  • Take Pole Position in Food and Beverage Operations and Efficiency in Your Hotel

    The steady increase of outside food delivery options has put a dent in the industry’s share of wallet for guest food and beverage spending. Hotel food and beverage teams that are successfully meeting this challenge are skillfully orchestrating the digital journey of how guests discover and decide what and where to eat next and adjusting their kitchen operations accordingly. Hear from restaurant leaders on how their teams are driving customer acquisition and loyalty, operational excellence, and business integration to increase revenue and control costs.

    Tim Brown, GVP, Global Solution Engineering, Oracle Food and Beverage
    Amber Trendell, Senior Director of Market Strategy, Oracle Food and Beverage
    Willem Both, EVP of IT, Kerzner International
    Jawad Sabir, CIO Maybourne
    Jack White, Manager, POS Application Support, Cedar Fair Entertainment

  • Engineering Modern Hospitality Experiences

    Technology innovations are transforming experiences across the hospitality industry. Find out how Cognizant is innovating and partnering with its clients to reimagine the technology, people and processes that enable new experiences for guests, employees, and hotel owners.

    Kevin Corr, Travel & Hospitality Consulting, Cognizant

  • Turbocharge Revenue, Operations, and Guest Engagement

    Incremental revenue is a critical component of any revenue growth strategy, but how can hotels successfully implement an upselling solution that realizes that revenue potential while not burdening front- or back-office staff? Artificial intelligence and machine learning in Oracle Hospitality’s Nor1 suite of services helps you work smarter and delight guests. Hear hoteliers share their upselling strategies and success stories.

    Valyn Perini, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, Oracle Hospitality
    Dave Van Saun, VP, CRM and Ancillary, Great Wolf Lodge

  • The AI-Fueled Organization: Transforming for the Future

    With its seemingly limitless potential, AI is revolutionizing the way businesses operate. As AI technology continues to evolve, it becomes easier to automate tasks, improve decision-making, and personalize customer experiences so businesses can achieve their goals more effectively. Learn about the latest advances in AI, how Oracle is addressing them, what Oracle plans in this space, and how you can successfully implement AI to help solve today’s challenges.

    Jason Bryant, VP, Oracle Nor1 GTM, Oracle Hospitality
    Erik Bergenholtz, VP, Strategy and Operations, Oracle
    David Chaimson, Director of Sales Consulting, Cloud Applications, Oracle

  • Save Time and Money with Payment Processing

    Payment is an inseparable part of hotel operations. A best-in-class payment provider saves hotels time and money and enables efficient growth. Come and learn about Oracle’s native, all-in-one solution for consumer payment processing along with the latest hospitality payment trends from industry leader Adyen.

    Chris Adams, SVP, Oracle Payments
    Amy Dunckelmann, Oracle Payments Evangelist
    Davi Strazza, President, North America, Adyen

  • Ready to Change Gears and Move to OPERA Cloud?

    Gear up for an exhilarating journey to OPERA Cloud! Dive into an Oracle Consulting session that promises to ignite your enthusiasm. Unlock the secrets of our standard migration, harness the power of automation with Accelerator, and discover a new subscription offering. Join us to hear first-hand from dynamic hoteliers who conquered the cloud transition, unveiling the experience and their partnership with Oracle while refining the change management process.

    Zane Bennett, GVP, Hospitality and Retail Consulting, Oracle
    Charles Bureau, VP of IT, Germain Hotels
    Christine Keller, VP, Global Deployment and Central Sales Support Operations, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

  • Global Hotel Trends and Outlook

    The global hotel industry continues to defy the broader economy with RevPAR reaching historic highs in many markets as consumers prioritize spending on travel. Yet, investment has slowed amid capital market volatility and rising interest rates. This session explores the catalysts that will drive hotel investments in 2024 and beyond, specifically looking at the types of hotels that investors seek, move locations that garner the most interest, and opportunities in nontraditional hospitality verticals.

    Zach Demuth, Global Head of Hotels, Research, JLL

  • The New Era of Connectivity: Transforming Data into Opportunities

    Staying ahead of the competition requires the ability to swiftly harness insights through data connectivity. Learn how the Oracle Hospitality Integration Platform can elevate data integration and provide a totally connected guest and employee experience. Immerse yourself in real-world examples from our customers and vendors that showcase how quick and easy integrating can be in helping to drive smart business decisions that deliver better experiences.

    Luis Weir, Senior Director, Integrations and APIs Strategy, Oracle Hospitality

    Andrea Angiolini, SVP, Systems, Global Hotel Alliance
    Sonali Deshpande, Regional Sales Director, Samsotech International
    Christian Palomino Herrero, VP Global IT, Melia Hotels International
    Olga Tolle-Rodrigues, Director, Global Alliances, IDeaS

  • Evolving the Platform

    The most impactful technological innovations are happening in the cloud. Scalability, security, agility, and versatility drive change and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is helping drive that change for hoteliers and partners. Hear how Oracle Hospitality has transformed the technical platform and we have planned to improve performance and boost your productivity and business success. Discover how partners are leveraging this technical shift to deliver enhanced solutions and capabilities for hoteliers and how you can leverage these same innovations to drive innovation and efficiency in your business.

    David Clifton, SVP Development Hospitality and Retail, Oracle
    Darren Koch, Chief Product Officer, Duetto

  • Staying in the Fast Lane with Oracle

    Over the last two days, you’ve heard about all the various components and technologies that Oracle offers for the hospitality industry and hoteliers throughout the world. Now, hear from industry leaders on how they tie it all together to provide a completely unified and integrated solution to manage their business across the front and back office.

    Alex Alt, EVP and GM, Hospitality and Retail, Oracle
    Nigel Jones, Group Operations and Transformation Director, Whitbread
    Alex Pyhan, Chief Transformation Officer, Marriott International

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