Underpinning the world’s hospitality industry with its high-end technology platform and acting with the vision of uniting the travel industry and creating a bigger travel economy.

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Arden Agopyan

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HotelRunner underpins the world’s hospitality industry with its high-end technology platform and acts with the vision of bringing the travel industry together and creating a bigger travel economy.

HotelRunner offers a broad spectrum of products and services targeting all types of properties, whether resort hotels to independent properties and vacation rentals. It helps its partners to run full-scale digital operations and increase their occupancy rates and profitability while minimizing manual work saving them time and effort.

HotelRunner’s B2B market network allows its partners to find, connect, and transact with each other online at scale, processing more than 35 million transactions daily between properties, travel agencies, travelers, and payment gateways. Its technology provides hospitality industry players with a complete set of tools to digitally transform their businesses making them more efficient, more visible, and more profitable.

Today, HotelRunner has 100+ team members in 5 cities and 3 countries. It has been recognized as a Premier Connectivity Partner, Expedia Elite Connectivity Partner, Airbnb Software Partner, Agoda Innovative Supplier, Oracle, Hotelbeds, and Google Hotel Ads strategic partner. The company works with 60,000+ accommodation partners of all types and 150+ travel agencies and hospitality industry partners from 193 countries, revolutionizing travel technologies globally.

Arden Agopyan, Founder and Managing Partner

Arden Agopyan is an experienced entrepreneur and perfectionist engineer with a proven track record. Prior to founding HotelRunner, he led IBM’s Cloud Computing Software technical sales and market creation activities across Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Africa. Focusing on building and leading international multicultural teams, corporate development, M&A, corporate finance and law, and strategic marketing in HotelRunner, his areas of expertise also include business development in technology, business operations, enterprise sales, and growth hacking.

As an engineer and cloud computing veteran with 25 years of business experience in technology, Arden holds a BSc in Computer Engineering and an MBA. He speaks five languages and as a Ph.D. candidate in Finance, he is the co-author of a book, academic journals, and articles

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