Director of IT, Europe, Africa & Middle East, Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Bryan Hammer is Director of IT, Europe, Africa and Middle East for Starwood Hotels and Resorts, a leading global hospitality management company with over 1000 hotels and 9 brands.
Based in Brussels, Bryan fills a dual role requiring the balance and time management of EAME divisional and corporate projects for 250 hotels, as well as regional technology deployment and compliance specifically for Africa and Indian Ocean’s 40 hotels.
Launching his career with Starwood in 2000, Bryan handled area IT responsibilities for the Caribbean until 2006 when he joined the Starwood EAME technology team in Brussels. In his current role, Bryan manages technology standards in such areas as In Room Entertainment, PBX, PMS, HSIA, networking, and connectivity panels.
Bryan is also a member of HFTP (Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals), HTNG (Hotel Technology Next Generation) European co-chair for the Infrastructure and Device forum, and CHTP (Certified Hospitality Technology Professional).