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Hotel Pitch Night

  • Booking.com USA 28 Liberty St, 29th Floor New York, NY United States (map)

On September 25th, vote for the most innovative hospitality solution at Voyager HQ's Hotel Pitch Night.

The first vertical-specific edition of our flagship event, will bring together entrepreneurs, corporate partners, and investors from around the world for an inside look at the next generation of hospitality products and services.

If your company is interested in judging, contributing to the prize package, or other sponsor opportunities at the event, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information.

Voyager HQ member companies with products and solutions in the hospitality and are invited to apply by completing the application below. Applications close August 31st.


Startups


Panelists

Steven Consiglio
Product Performance Manager, North America, Booking.com

Steven is part of the Commercial Specialists team for North America.  In his role, Steven oversees the performance of key products, both partner and consumer-facing, while being a part of the commercial innovation and strategy team for the region.  Steven has been with Booking.com for 7 years, with more than 11 years in e-commerce.

Javier Egipciaco
Managing Director, Arlo Hotels

Javier Egipciaco brings more than 20 years of New York hospitality experience to his position as Managing Director of Arlo Hotels, an independent collection of four-star lifestyle hotels. Egipciaco manages the operations of all Arlo properties, and is overseeing the development of the brand into additional markets. Prior to joining Arlo, Egipciaco was with Hersha Hospitality, a management, investment and development firm in the hospitality sector. He has also held various leadership and operational roles with Park Hyatt, where he began his hospitality career. 

Meredith Gelacak
President - Americas, CHG

Meredith Gelacak is Cachet Hospitality Group's President of Hotel Operations – Americas. A veteran of the hotel industry, Gelacak brings more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including 15 years with Hilton Hotels Worldwide. Gelacak also served as General Manager for several full-service Hilton Hotels with an average key count of 400 rooms. In addition, she brings substantial entrepreneurial experience, from serving as Chief Operating Officer of a luxury spa venture featuring LVMH brands that managed the Waldorf Astoria New York Spa, to participating in the launch of the award-winning French restaurant, Millesime, at the Carlton Hotel in New York.

Raja Goel
Vice President, Highgate Ventures

Raja Goel is Vice President at Highgate Ventures, a growth investment platform that incubates, invests in, and partners with technology companies in the hospitality, lodging and travel industries. They seek to grow platforms with a clear opportunity for technological disruption and the potential to scale rapidly.

Kinesh Patel
Co-Founder & CTO, SevenRooms

Kinesh Patel is the CTO & Co-Founder of SevenRooms, where he leads the engineering teams in the development of software technology. Prior to founding SevenRooms, Patel was Team Lead, Scientific Computing at ExxonMobil. He received his B.S. in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a MBA in Finance and Strategy from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
 

Kerri Zeil
Head of Amadeus for Startups

Kerri brings to Amadeus years of executive-level experience in ecommerce, travel distribution, strategic planning and global operations. Prior to joining Amadeus North America as Head of Amadeus for Startups, Kerri held roles at Orbitz Worldwide, and eBookers, where she was responsible for the execution of several global business and technology initiatives. With years of expertise in the industry and managing cross-cultural and cross-functional teams, her experience with both traditional and startup organizations gives her unique insight into how to best deliver technology solutions and services targeted to established online travel brands and industry startups.


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