McKinsey & Company’s Ethan Hawkes and Sree Ramaswamy to Deliver Keynote at Revenue Strategy Summit

/McKinsey & Company’s Ethan Hawkes and Sree Ramaswamy to Deliver Keynote at Revenue Strategy Summit

McKinsey & Company’s Ethan Hawkes and Sree Ramaswamy to Deliver Keynote at Revenue Strategy Summit

|2015-07-27T09:08:54-04:00July 27th, 2015|

July 29, 2015 at the Affinia Liaison Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Powered by Duetto, RSS Anticipates 300+ Participants, Discussing Strategies to Keep Hotels Ahead in Today’s Dynamic Marketplace

New York, July 27, 2015 … Ethan Hawkes, leader in the Travel Practice at McKinsey & Co., and Sree Ramaswamy, a Senior Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute, will deliver the keynote address at the third annual Revenue Strategy Summit, (RSS), a gathering of thought leaders and practitioners who will examine the forces reshaping the hospitality industry and how marketing and technology must evolve to meet new demands.

Hawkes and Ramaswamy will address “No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Forces Breaking All the Trends,” serving as a capstone to a packed agenda that includes innovators from the most dynamic companies in hospitality today.

Scheduled for July 29th at the Affinia Liaison, RSS combines education, networking and high-level information exchange among an anticipated group of more than 300 hotel senior executives from brands, ownership groups, management companies and respected industry leaders who are responsible for increasing revenue and optimizing demand.

“We are delighted to be joined by an outstanding pair of keynote speakers for RSS,” said Patrick Bosworth, Duetto’s Chief Executive and Founder. “From the outset, this conference has been about disruption and the forces propelling it forward. Ethan Hawkes and Sree Ramaswamy are pathbreaking thinkers on how disruption is driving forward at the global level, propelling change at a rapid pace – especially in travel. We look forward to their comments to conclude an unprecedented day of inspired debate, discussion and networking.”

Distinguished speakers at the 2015 RSS, will include:

Mark Carrier, President, B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group

Isaac Collazo, Vice President Performance Strategy & Planning, Intercontinental Hotel Group

Larry Hall, President & Chief Executive Officer, PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc.

PK Kannan, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Marketing Science at Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Kathleen Mallery, Senior Director, Revenue Optimization, Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

Jason Thielbahr, Senior Vice President, Revenue Optimization and Distribution Services, Red Lion Hotels Corporation

Alfred Young, Chief Operating Offices, LaSalle Hotel Properties

For a complete listing of the day’s speakers, events, opportunities and information, visit,

Co-host of the Summit, Cindy Estis Green, CEO and Co-Founder, Kalibri Labs, LLC, said, “We are delighted to gather such a dynamic group of speakers at RSS 2015, and look forward to a compelling day of disruption, discussion and debate. As we continue to move to omni-channel marketing and learn to manage an increasingly complex digital marketplace, RSS is a critical forum with insights for hotels to adapt effectively.”

Panel and discussion topics at RSS, will include:

The Sharing Economy

Disruption 2020: The Emerging Digital Marketplace

New Metrics: Spotlight on Revenue Performance

New Players, New Models

New Metrics: Spotlight on Digital

Intel for the Digital Age

A Day in the Life: Revenue Strategy at Work

For information on attending or sponsoring the Revenue Strategy Summit, visit

Registration for RSS is $695 for hoteliers and $1295 for suppliers.

A limited number of sponsorships are still available. For information, please contact Stacy Silver at [email protected]

About Duetto

Duetto delivers the most powerful revenue strategy solutions to the world’s leading hotels and casinos, allowing them to better manage pricing, revenue and business-mix decisions with superior, actionable data. The unique combination of hospitality experience and technology leadership enables Duetto to provide new insights on pricing and demand as a true cloud-based software-as-a-service. With solutions that address the challenges of today’s distribution landscape, Duetto’s applications are a GameChanger — optimizing profit and guest loyalty. Thanks to rapid marketplace adoption, Duetto is expanding in key markets throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Nearly 1,000 hotels and casinos in more than 50 countries have partnered to use Duetto’s revenue strategy solutions.

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About Kalibri Labs

Kalibri Labs unique technology and analytics provide insights to hotel operators, owners and brands to enable evaluation of a hotel’s revenue performance net of acquisition costs. Operating at the intersection of sales, marketing, revenue management and distribution, Kalibri’s patent-pending cloud technology platform and apps enable systematic identification of strengths and weaknesses in the revenue net by focusing on profit contribution. The Kalibri team is a seasoned group of executives with deep industry experience and a passion to improve the industry’s financial health in a highly challenging and dynamic digital marketplace.

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