Doug Rice
Doug Rice

Doug Rice

Founder & CEO Emeritus at HTNG

Co-founded this not-for-profit trade association in 2002, dedicated to improving technology in the hospitality industry through collaboration, best practices, and standards. Became first employee, and served as CEO from 2004-2015, during which time it grew from 20 to more than 4500 members worldwide, a $2.5 million operating budget, six global conferences per year, and a staff of 10.
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Co-founded this not-for-profit trade association in 2002, dedicated to improving technology in the hospitality industry through collaboration, best practices, and standards. Became first employee, and served as CEO from 2004-2015, during which time it grew from 20 to more than 4500 members worldwide, a $2.5 million operating budget, six global conferences per year, and a staff of 10. Since retiring from this role, I retain the CEO Emeritus title, and have remained an active supporter, participating in several workgroups, co-chairing the Blockchain workgroup, and speaking at numerous conferences.
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Hospitality Technology Next Generation is the premier technology solutions association in the hospitality industry. HTNG is a 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.
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