Hapi, a transformative new data streaming, integration and enrichment platform designed to solve the hotel industry’s rapidly expanding data integration challenges, has announced the appointment of Brad More as Chief Architect for the company.
More is a seasoned industry leader with a profound knowledge of hospitality technology and innovation developed over more than two decades. In his new role as Chief Architect for Hapi, he will be responsible for designing and implementing client solution architecture that best leverages Hapi’s unique integration and data management capabilities, while engaging internally to further broaden the Hapi platform’s functionality, flexibility, and robustness.
At the start of his career, More was a Naval Aviator who successfully pivoted to technology and software development in the late ’90s, joining Micros Systems Inc. as Development Director. He’s been credited as an industry pioneer, having created the first full two-way reservation interface between a hotel CRS and PMS. More has had myriad other successes throughout his career, including founding and serving as CEO of Theodatus LLC, which he later successfully exited with the sale to Vegas.com. He also co-founded Atri Leo LLC, a boutique software development company focused on practical application of technology for the hospitality industry. Most recently, he served as Senior Principal Solution Architect for Infor, where he managed the integration assets and efforts on one of the company’s largest single engagements.
In addition to his success in the hotel technology vendor sector, More has also served on the hotelier side, where he was the Director of Application Development for Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
“Brad is a true icon in the world of hospitality technology and we are honored to have someone with his incredible experience and expertise as the newest member of the Hapi team,” said Nikolai Balba, CTO for of Data Travel LLC, the developer of the Hapi platform. “2019 will be a critical year for the company as we continue to refine the solution to help solve the industry’s most complex challenges, and Brad will play a key role in the success of those efforts.”
Based in Naples, Florida, More earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a Master of Business Administration specializing in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He currently holds AWS Certifications as a Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer, Developer, SysOps Administrator and Cloud Practitioner.