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HTNG's Board of Governors Welcomes Two New Members

Monday, July 9, 2018  
Posted by: Emily Wilson

CHICAGO (July 9, 2018) – Thierry Guiraudios, VP New Technologies and Disruptions of Louvre Hotels Group and Dan Kornick, CIO of Loews Hotels & Co join HTNG’s Board of Governors, the direction-setting body of HTNG.

Thierry Guiraudios is responsible for the strategic vision of innovation technology and anticipation of all disruption for Louvre Hotels Group (Jin Jiang Europe). With over 30 years of experience of IT in hospitality, Thierry’s previous positions include CIO and VP of IT at Louvre Hotels and CIO at Société des Hôtels Concorde. In addition to his current role at Louvre Hotels, Thierry also serves as an executive board member for the organization.

Dan Kornick handles all aspects of information technology for Loews Hotels & Co including strategy, systems development, infrastructure, IT operations, internal customer support and working across the organization on the evolution of IT. Before joining Loews, Dan held CIO roles with TracFone Wireless, Wyndham Hotel Group and Cendant’s Vacation Rental Group. In addition to joining HTNG’s Board of Governors, Dan will now serve as the Strategic Advisor for HTNG’s Security Strategic Pillar.

HTNG’s Board of Governors now consists of 24 leading IT executives from hospitality companies across the globe. For more information on HTNG’s Board of Governors, visit:




About Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG)

The premier technology solutions association in the hospitality industry, HTNG is a self-funded, nonprofit organization with members from hospitality companies, technology vendors to hospitality, consultants, media and academic experts. HTNG's members participate in focused workgroups to bring to market open solution sets addressing specific business problems. HTNG fosters the selection and adoption of existing open standards and also develops new open standards to meet the needs of the global hospitality industry.

Currently more than 400 corporate and individual members from across this spectrum, including world leading hospitality companies and technology vendors, are active HTNG participants. HTNG's Board of Governors, consisting of 24 top IT leaders from hospitality companies around the world, itself has technology responsibility for over 2.5 million guest rooms and world-leading venues. HTNG publishes workgroup proceedings, drafts and specifications for all HTNG members as soon as they are created, encouraging rapid and broad adoption. HTNG releases specifications into the public domain as soon as they are ratified by the workgroups. For more information, visit