Outrigger Hospitality Group Names VP and Chief Information Officer
Outrigger Hospitality Group has named Henry Schwartz vice president and chief information officer.
Schwartz provides vision and leadership in developing and implementing global Information Technology (IT) strategies, initiatives, capabilities, policies, procedures and organization to support Outrigger’s goals and direction.
Schwartz comes to Outrigger from KSL Resorts where he assisted and helped plan numerous IT projects in conjunction with Outrigger’s IT team over the past two years. With more than 20 years at KSL Resorts, Schwartz was most recently vice president of IT and prior, consulted with KSL on seven acquisitions. He also co-founded a private certified public accounting firm.
“As Outrigger continues to invest in innovative and best-in-class technologies that benefit both guests and hosts – Henry’s deep knowledge and expertise add tremendous value to our IT team,” said Jeff Wagoner, president and CEO of Outrigger Hospitality Group. “Technology is a critical piece of the hospitality puzzle and we’re grateful to have Henry’s leadership to optimize our operations.”
Schwartz holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on accounting from San Diego University, holds a CPA license, and an ITIL Foundation Service Management certificate that details practices for IT service management, focusing on aligning services with business needs.