Six representatives were elected to join members on Hospitality Technology Next Generation's (HTNG's) Vendor Advisory Council from among 24 candidates nominated for this year's positions. Agilysys is pleased about the appointment of Jan Larsen, Sr. Director of Product Management and Strategy at Agilysys as a Council member.
Mr. Larsen is an ideal fit for this appointment and seeks every opportunity to understand and solve the challenges the industry is facing. He desires to work closely with industry peers, and to facilitate cooperative and functional hospitality technology partnerships. He is looking forward to a more active position within the HTNG community. Having served in similar Council member positions during his career, his knowledge and appreciation of the HTNG’s mission runs deep.
Having held multiple senior-level product strategy positions at Fortune 500 corporations, including Microsoft, Mr. Larsen brings proven leadership skills with the experience to navigate large and complex industry issues. Leveraging these leadership qualities, he has proven to be an asset at Agilysys and by extension to the industry and the customers he serves. He is a consummate professional whose significant accomplishments and new appointment will surely mean exciting innovations across the industry.
Hospitality Technology Next Generation is a global not-for-profit trade association that fosters, through collaboration and partnership among hoteliers and technology providers, the development of next-generation solutions that will enable them to do business globally in the 21st century.
Consisting of fifteen members, the HTNG Vendor Advisory Council is intended to ensure that HTNG can better address the needs and concerns of members who are technology providers. This council was created to improve communications and alignment between HTNG's most engaged vendors and the hospitality IT executives serving on the board.