Elevating Hospitality AI: Cloud & Data at the Core of Success

Scheduled for: May 30th, 2024, 10:00 am PT / Category: Interviews

In this series we are speaking about how a variety of companies in the Travel & Hospitality industry have embraced the use of AI technologies in both their internal operations and in the creation of their products.

In this fourth episode, hospitality expert David Chestler and Cloud Services expert Manuel Cubillo Arias, are discussing:

    • The critical role that Data and Cloud infrastructure play in the successful deployment of AI in the hospitality industry
    • How hybrid operations, exemplified by tools like Microsoft CoPilot, and major platforms like AWS, Azure, and Snowflake, provide the speed and advantage necessary for transformation
    • Best practices for opening systems for machine learning across various domains and geographies and the migration and modernization strategies employed by companies like Encora

David Chestler

President @ ProVision Partners International [Linkedin Link]

David Chestler is recognized as an icon of the global hospitality and travel industry, having forged a successful career in hotel technology that spans over three decades. He currently serves as President of ProVision Partners International, Inc, a hotel and travel consultancy and marketing firm that he co-founded in 2019. Since beginning his career in hospitality in 1989 with Utell International, Chestler has held leadership roles with some of the industry’s most prominent organizations, where he consistently delivered global scale and growth by developing high performance teams focused on complex technology solutions.

Manuel Cubillo

Global Vice President of Cloud Services @ Encora [Linkedin Link]

With over 19 years of dynamic leadership in the software industry, Manuel Cubillo brings a robust technical background and a proven track record in building distributed delivery practices across diverse technical domains. His expertise spans Cloud, DevSecOps, Data Analytics, Quality Assurance, User Experience Design, and Agile Software Delivery for global clients across various industries.