News for the Hospitality Executive
USA (March 21,
2011) – Current leadership books lack any
discussion of what a leader needs to know now about technology to be
going forward. Scott Klososky explains how to lead effectively in the
information age with his speech "A Technology Infused Leader" during
the closing session of the 2011 Hospitality
Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®). The
session is Thursday, June 23 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin,
“Leaders who don’t engage with modern business tools are just treading water," said Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®, producers of HITEC). “To help gain the advantage, Klososky's session addresses an extremely relevant issue — the importance of technical know-how in today’s multi-generational workplace."
A plethora of Baby Boomer and Traditional generation leaders did not grow up with technology. They often have no idea how to leverage the technology or manage the people that do. Klososky's session discusses a handful of new concepts and ideas for what a leader must now do well to lead effectively in the information age. This includes becoming more adept at seeing into the future, leveraging technology holistically as if it were digital plumbing and maturing an organization's institutional culture so that the younger, tech-savvy generations can prosper.
Scott Klososky is a former CEO of three successful startup companies, one of the first successful Internet entrepreneurs and author of three recently-released books. He also spoke at a TEDX conference in Mumbai in February 2010. He specializes in looking over the horizon with how technology is changing the world by sharing stories from his experience of building successful dot.com companies in good and hard times. Klososky's vision and ability to see trends in emerging technologies allows him to be a thought leader who applies his skills to help organizations thrive, leaders prosper and entire industries move forward.
HITEC 2011 is the world's largest hospitality technology exposition and conference. The conference is June 20–23 in Austin, Texas. HITEC offers attendees essential education, access to experts and hospitality technology vendors, the opportunity to network with top leaders in the industry and the resources to find cost-effective ways to improve company bottom lines.
Attendee registration and the Housing Bureau are now available on the web site. Visit HITEC.org for complete information about all conference and exhibition events, including the conference schedule, a list of exhibitors, a map of the exhibit hall and the most current HITEC news.
For more information about HITEC, contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at firstname.lastname@example.org, (800) 646-4387 or +1 (512) 249-5333.
HFTP, Austin, Texas, USA and Maastricht, The Netherlands, founded in 1952, is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hotels, clubs and other hospitality-related businesses. HFTP provides first class educational opportunities, research, and publications to members around the globe including, the premiere hospitality technology conference HITEC — founded in 1972. HFTP also awards the only hospitality specific certifications for accounting and technology — the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in the USA as the National Association of Hotel Accountants.
Eliza R. Selig
Director of Communications
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
11709 Boulder Lane, Ste. 110 | Austin , TX USA 78726-1832
Ph: +1 (512) 249-5333
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