Jon Lawrence is currently Senior Director, Solution Management and Product Marketing for NCR Hospitality.
In this role, Jon helps to define, develop, and market solutions to restaurant operators across the globe. He is passionate about understanding the key challenges that NCR customers need and want to solve – then aligning the right components for a solution, and ensuring the integration of those components delivers the expected value.
Jon has worked in delivering technology solutions for more than 20 years. For much of the last decade, Jon has held roles of increasing responsibility in product management, product marketing, implementation, and customer support for leading technology providers in this space including the former Radiant Systems and RedPrairie (now JDA).
In addition to his passion for technology at NCR, he also enjoys working with children in his children’s local school to help them understand how technology can help them learn – as well as help them prepare for potential future careers in technology.
Bill Keen / InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Bill Keen is Director of Mobile Solutions at IHG where he has responsibility for mobile channel product strategy and marketing programs, which generated over $600M in gross revenues during 2013, up from $2M in 2009. Before focusing solely on mobile solutions, Bill concurrently held responsibility for all IHG-branded web products that contributed to more than $3 billion annually.
Prior to joining IHG in 2007, Bill spent more than 15 years in the online and e-commerce space. As the Director of Internet Services for BellSouth, Bill managed product management and marketing. He later joined the CheckFree Corporation as the Director of Product Marketing, focusing on the development of e-commerce payment strategies.
Bill graduated from Emory Goizueta Business School and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee.