US: Robert Stevenson, who heads up the guest experience and staff management platform INTELITY, has been presented with the TravelTech Breakthrough Awarded for CEO of the year.
Stevenson has more than 25 years of tech executive experience and has led INTELITY as CEO since 2018. As an early investor in the company, he has focussed on improving INTELITY’s marketing and sales as well as the development of its products.
The platform provides hoteliers with branded mobile apps with full check-in, check-out, ID, health and safety, payments, and keyless entry capabilities. Additionally, hoteliers can manage their teams using GEMS which provides staff operational tools.
Under Stevenson’s leadership, INTELITY launched Platform R5 which has been rolled out to customers since late 2022. It represents the fifth evolution of INTELITY’s tech base and features a new integration stack. To date, INTELITY offers more than 100 integrations with other hospitality tech providers.
“I am honoured to be named CEO of the Year by the TravelTech Breakthrough Awards,” said Stevenson. “When I first started this part of my career journey, we had less than 20 hotels on our platform, not enough computers to go around, and several weird, free conference calling services. But we had a small team with big hearts.
“We have long resolved our computer and video conferencing needs and are now approaching an amazing 1,000 properties on-platform. Our team has also grown, and our hearts have carried us through a challenging pandemic, as well as tremendous expansion. This shows our deep commitment to paving the way for the future of hospitality technology, and we will continue to do so alongside our mission of providing our customers with the most advanced guest and staff platform on the market.”
The TravelTech Breakthrough Awards is an annual event which recognises companies, products and services in the travel and hospitality technology industry.