Hyatt Hotels have appointed Alex Zoghlin as the company’s first global head of technology. In this role, Mr. Zoghlin will be responsible for all aspects of Hyatt’s technology platform and systems. He reports to Chuck Floyd, group president, global operations center for Hyatt.
Mr. Zoghlin joins Hyatt with more than twenty years of technology experience, including over ten years in the travel and real estate industries. Most recently he was chief executive officer at VHT, a provider of technology and visual marketing solutions for the real estate industry.
Mr. Zoghlin was also founder and chief executive officer for G2Switchworks, an airline global distribution system that automated ticket exchanges, ticket refunds and ticket price changes. In 2000, Mr. Zoghlin was a founder, and first employee of Orbitz.
Earlier, Mr. Zoghlin founded and served as chief executive officer and chief technology officer for SportsGear.com, a business-to-business sporting goods distribution company, as well as Neoglyphics Media. In the early 1990s, he was a senior research programmer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and started his career in active duty for the U.S. Navy Submarine Force.
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