Former partner, law firm Latham & Watkins, Washington DC. 1996, joined Marriott; former President and Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and President, Continental European Lodging. 2011 elected to Marriott's Board of Directors. 2012, became the third CEO in the company's history. Currently, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, which encompasses more than 6,200 properties across 30 leading hotel brands spanning 125 countries and territories. Former Vice Chair, President's Export Council. Immediate past Board Chair, Brand USA; remains a Member of the Board. Most recently named Chair, Global Initiative, to the Board of Directors of the Economic Club of Washington DC. Other affiliations including: Chair, US Travel Association CEO Roundtable; Luther College Board of Regents; Stewardship Board, World Economic Forum System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Mobility; and Board of Trustees, The Brookings Institution.
With modern technologies and the right tools, we can construct a new framework for the future of travel to keep us connected and make us all safer.
The system of state-issued passports and visas to determine an individual’s eligibility to travel is outdated, writes Arne M. Sorenson.