Douglas Rice is an industry leader in the global hospitality technology industry, sitting on several technology company boards, providing strategic advice, and working on mergers and acquisitions. He was a founder of the global industry trade association Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) and served as its first chief executive from 2004 to 2015. Douglas was the 2012 inductee into HFTP’s International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame and the sole recipient of a lifetime achievement award from China Hospitality Technology Alliance. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has authored dozens of published articles. Douglas earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics at Dartmouth College and an MBA with highest distinction from Harvard Business School.