Online travel distribution and channel management specialist, eRevMax, has announced the appointment of Stephen Burke as Vice President, Connectivity and Enterprise Integration. Based in Prague, Stephen will focus on strengthening and streamlining eRevMax’s established leadership position in hotel enterprise connectivity. He will be responsible for maintaining the company’s integration efforts to distribution channels, hotel companies, third party hotel management systems as well as distribution merchandizing systems. Stephen will report to Udai Singh Solanki, Chief Technology Officer.
The appointment is a continuation of eRevMax’s mission to deliver exceptional technology services to the hotel community through the appointment of leading industry specialist. Stephen joins as the company makes targeted moves to align products in support of its customer centric business strategy. eRevMax has recently revamped its enterprise connectivity solution, Connect, and offers robust two-way connectivity with distribution partners and system providers, enabling hotel companies an integrated solution to catapult their distribution plans and strategies from a single interface.
“eRevMax has been always focused on bringing out the most advanced technology solutions to our customers, including being one of the pioneers in two-way connectivity platforms. In 2013 alone, our XML interfaces with leading system providers and online sales channels have grown by over 250%. Stephen’s unique expertise of managing enterprise connectivity integration strategy through the growth curve with organizations ranging from mid-tier to the large enterprise will be invaluable to eRevMax as we continue to expand our business into key markets”, said Greg Berman, Chief Operating Officer, eRevMax.
An active member of HTNG since 2005, Stephen was part of team that created the Property Distribution v1.0 specification. He was a founding member of both the HTNG Reference Architecture and HTNG Folio Detail workgroups. He has also been an active workgroup member in OpenTravel and HEDNA.
Stephen brings more than 15 years of experience in product management, product development, business development, consulting, and service delivery to large and mid-market hospitality clients as his core area of expertise. Most recently, he served as the CTO of TAXEO SAS, a Paris-based company specializing in cross-border VAT recovery on business travel expenses. In earlier roles, Stephen was the head of product development for Knowcross Solutions in New Delhi, India and Director of Systems Integration for Hotel Booking Solutions, Inc., Atlanta, USA. He also worked in technology management roles for Diamond Data Systems, Sprint E|Solutions and is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, USA.
eRevMax (erevmax.com) is the leading provider of online distribution, channel connectivity, market intelligence and revenue management solutions to the hospitality industry. The company delivers its premium hotel channel management product RateTiger, web-based solution SimpleDistribution and its real-time enterprise connectivity gateway - Connect, to the hospitality and travel industry. Incorporated in 2001, eRevMax serves over 7000 customers worldwide with offices and R&D centers across three continents.
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