Hapi, the transformative new data streaming, integration and enrichment platform designed to solve the hotel industry’s rapidly expanding data management challenges, has appointed John Figliolini as Vice President of Business Development for Data Travel, LLC, the developer of the Hapi platform. A proven sales and strategic account management professional specializing in technology solutions for over 13 years, Figliolini has spent the past six years focused on the global hospitality technology sector.
Prior to joining Data Travel, Figliolini served as Vice President of Service Optimization, Americas for Amadeus, where he spent over five years in various sales and leadership roles. In his new position with Hapi, he will be responsible for the strategic development of partner and hotel client relationships, as well as the go-to-market strategy for critical Hapi partner integrations intended to maximize market share for the company.
“John’s deep knowledge of hospitality technology and passion for customer advocacy make him the perfect person to help tech partners and hotel companies adopt Hapi and thereby accelerate innovation,” said Luis Segredo, president and CEO or Data Travel.
Based in Rhode Island, Figliolini earned his MBA from the University of New Hampshire. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY, where he was the recipient of the Hobart Deans Presidents Award for Leadership.
“I am deeply honored to be joining Hapi’s highly experienced and successful team of hotel data professionals,” said Figliolini. “Their collective knowledge and expertise make them a formidable force, and I look forward to being a part of solving the industry’s pressing data and integration challenges.”