The InformationWeek Conference Begins Monday!

Co-located with Interop

May 2 - 3, 2016 | Four Seasons, Las Vegas

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  • Vivek ShaivaEVP & CIOLa Quinta Inns

    Vivek Shaiva joined La Quinta Inns and Suites in 2007 as their Chief Information Officer. He provides leadership over all their information systems and property technologies including telecom, HSIA and video systems. Prior to joining the company, he was Senior Vice President, Enterprise Architecture and IT Advisor for the management company that handles mergers and acquisition for the Blackstone Group's real estate hospitality portfolio. Before he started his engagements with the Blackstone Group, Shaiva served as Director Software Architecture at NBC Universal-GE in New York providing leadership to many enterprise-wide information systems projects. Throughout his career, Shaiva has demonstrated a strong passion for leveraging advances in information technology in order to maximize business benefits. He has successfully introduced new technologies for many business critical functions across several organizations using an approach that encourages aggressive exploration of new technologies coupled with a closely managed, structured deployment process that is able to maximize benefits from technology enabled business transformations while minimizing risk. Shaiva lives in Bedminster, NJ with his wife Deepa and 2 children Nikita and Rohan.



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