BIT seniors deliver capstone projects to Hilton executives
For release: May 13, 2016
Graduating Business Information & Technology seniors working in teams recently presented their capstone, semester-long projects to Hilton Corporation executives, Kevin Morgan, director of Hampton Brand Performance Support at Hilton Worldwide and Elisabeth Benson, digital product innovation at Hilton Worldwide.
The student teams created technology-driven, problem-solving devices and applications for Hilton hotels. Their final presentations described the technology strategy, architecture, design and testing, and the deployment and monitoring approaches for successful adoption execution in Hilton hotels. The student innovations included in-room virtual reality for local tourists, hands-free room-entry convenience, housekeeping just-in-time alerts, inventory management, and Amazon-locker kiosks. The participants are pictured below.
Robert Wimbley, Jason Long, Wesam Elkhayyat, Anthony Salimath, Mooriah Rowser, Kathy Stafford
Rena Gatewood, Katie Theil, Kade Gable, Sagar Patel, Tonna Merrie
Komla Koffi, Achu Sasidharan, Fahad Yusuf, Audra Brown, and Corey Tomlin
Alex Suddoth, Michael Parker, Norman Jeans, Marlaina Love, Rochandra Prewitt
Sean Hannahan, Jerame Askew, Paul Marion, Kenneth Brooks, Jorge Salamanca