Israel del Rio



Israel was recently at Revel Resorts as SVP & CIO where he launched the 60+ system technology platform for this brand new resort and casino.  As a business and technology leader he has contributed as  key strategist for global hospitality and travel companies.  Israel has developed and managed various mission-critical systems and in the process, he's been instrumental in creating and building effective and skilled internal development groups.

Israel has been recognized by Computerworld as a Premiere 100 IT honoree. 

Previously, Israel was Senior Vice President & CTO for IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group Plc), where he led the core systems and strategic technology transformation efforts; Senior VP—Technology Solutions at Starwood, where he oversaw the development of technology solutions for guest-facing applications, including web channel and property management systems. 

Israel also served as Vice President, Enterprise Architecture with Sabre Inc., and at 
Galileo International (now Travelport), both high transaction, leading travel reservations system, where he spearheaded the introduction of emerging distributed reservation technologies to thousands of travel agencies. 

His career also includes working for United Airlines and IBM. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics & Communications from Mexico’s National Polytechnic Institute. 

About Me

I enjoy working and technology, but I also enjoy reading, playing music (Guitar & Bass), and writing.