International Advisory Board
Our International Advisory Board is comprised of technology leaders who have global oversight of technology and business strategy at Fortune 2000 organizations. HMG Strategy Executive Leadership Summits have become the most highly regarded thought leadership events for C-level executives and technology executives.
Held in more than 30 locations annually, the content for each unique summit is created through the combined efforts with our regional Advisory Boards. Advisory Board members are invited and encouraged to participate on boards beyond their local region and become a member of our International Advisory Board of global executive leaders.
Bruce Hoffmeister, Global Chief Information Officer for Marriott International, holds global accountability for all business information technology resources.
With 22 years at Marriott, Mr. Hoffmeister brings a vast and diverse set of experiences to this role. He was previously Senior Vice President, IR Shared and Application Services, leading the effort to drive sustainable efficiencies within the technical infrastructure that supports the computing resources for Marriott’s worldwide operations. In addition, he directed the development efforts to replace and update the Sales and Marketing, Event Management and Revenue Management systems in order to optimize profits across the total hotel, increase the efficiency of the selling process and enable the delivery of superior events.
Beginning his career at Marriott as a Senior Financial Analyst for Development Finance, Mr. Hoffmeister has held various finance and accounting roles within the Development, Information Resources, and Lodging functions. He has also held the position of Senior Vice President, Global Revenue Management where he was responsible for developing and leading the company’s worldwide pricing, inventory management and selling strategies.
Mr. Hoffmeister holds bachelor degrees in mathematics and biology, with a minor in computer science, from Thomas More College, as well as a masters of business administration degree, with concentrations in finance and accounting, from the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University.