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2024 Speaker:

Roger Tabbal, Vice President Global Guest Technology & Innovation, Accor

Roger Tabbal

Vice President Global Guest Technology & Innovation - Accor

Roger Tabbal was appointed Accor’s Vice President for Global Guest Technology & Innovation, looking after the technology for hotels in July 2022. Based in Dubai, Roger is responsible for driving innovation and guest technology product evolution in 5,400 hotels worldwide, a key focus of Accor Tech’s strategy in creating the future of hospitality.

Roger joined Accor as Executive Director Customer Technology Services for IMEA from Movenpick Hotels & Resorts in 2019. With over 25 years’ IT experience in the hospitality industry, Roger has played an integral role in major tech rollout projects, including PMS Cloud, POS Cloud, Wi-Fi seamless experience, and Cloud Backup, ensuring hotels meet company IT standards and are able to benefit from the technological innovations that are transforming the hospitality industry.

Roger holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Lebanese University, Lebanon, and is pursuing his Executive MBA with City University of London. He also holds certification in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and is a Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP). Roger has completed Project Leadership & Systems Architecture courses from Cornell University.