Orlando, Florida (PressExposure) June 17, 2009 -- iBAHN, a world leader in end-to-end digital information and entertainment systems, along with its well-known and respected Internet solutions for the hospitality and meetings industries, announced today that Matt Mitchell has joined the company as vice president, global accounts. Based in Hong Kong, Mitchell brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology and hospitality industries to his new role.
âThe hospitality industry is increasingly looking to create consistent brand experiences for its loyal guests. Until iBAHN introduced reliable, guest-facing information and entertainment services, there were no choices for global coverage,â notes David W. Garrison, iBAHNâs chief executive officer. âMatt will work closely with leading global hoteliers to assist them in creating a global branding experience that will differentiate their brands and their properties.â
Prior to joining iBAHN, Mitchell served DoCoMo inter-touch in roles including executive vice president of sales, chief operating officer, and vice president of global sales during his seven-year tenure with the company. He was instrumental in growing DoCoMo inter-touchâs global presence in high-speed Internet access (HSIA), and also spearheaded the companyâs expansion into the Middle East, China and Thailand.
âAs the hospitality business becomes increasingly globalized, it is critical to work with our global clients on a different basis â one that helps them to grow and maintain their key brands for the long term,â said Mitchell. âIâm excited to join an organization that recognizes the importance of the global brand experience, and that has the resources and capabilities to be a true partner to its clients.â
About iBAHN The company is the only global provider of digital entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries. iBAHNâs digital entertainment and information services feature leading programming in Europe, Asia, Australia and India. Monthly, more than 1.8 million travelers and meeting attendees rely on iBAHN to increase productivity with secure high-speed Internet access options in nearly 3,000 hotels, conference centers and meeting spaces in more than 30 countries worldwide. Operating one of the largest MPLS networks in the industry, the company provides technology solutions to more than 50,000 events annually, ranging from small group meetings to major industry conferences, while serving more than a third of Fortune 100 corporations. For more information, please visit http://www.ibahn.com.