Lighthouse strengthens leadership team, appoints Vivek Bhogaraju as COO to drive strategic growth
Executive leader brings a strong track record of innovation, partnerships, and scaling teams & commercial platforms in travel
Denver, CO - Lighthouse, the global leader in cloud-based hospitality business intelligence, today announced the appointment of Vivek Bhogaraju as its new Chief Operating Officer.
With more than two decades of experience in the travel & technology industry, Vivek has a proven track record of delivering operational excellence and driving business growth. Most recently, he served as General Manager of Revenue Performance Solutions at Expedia Group, where he was responsible for the strategy & execution of Expedia Group’s revenue management offerings for the hotel and short-term rental line of businesses.
As Lighthouse's Chief Operating Officer, Vivek will spearhead strategic planning, internal operations, M&A, partnerships, and help to scale the company’s acquired businesses. Vivek will also work closely with Lighthouse’s leadership team to drive the execution of the company’s strategic vision, and empower the team to continue delivering innovative solutions that help hoteliers and short-term rental providers grow revenue and drive profitability.
"I am thrilled to join Lighthouse and work alongside such a talented, driven and dedicated team," said Vivek. “With the travel industry rapidly transforming, and seeking commercial resilience amid market, pricing & demand uncertainties, I believe Lighthouse is uniquely positioned to help hotels & short-term rentals navigate these challenges. I look forward to partnering with the Transparent Intelligence, Kriya RevGEN, Triometric Solutions & Lighthouse teams & contributing to the continued growth and success of our customers."
Lighthouse CEO, Sean Fitzpatrick, said, "Vivek's humility as a leader along with his passion for delivering innovative products and world-class customer service make him a perfect fit for our team. His extensive experience in strategy, travel technology and operations, make him the ideal candidate to help lead and scale Lighthouse into the future. We’re excited to welcome him and look forward to his contributions in driving growth and delivering value to our customers."
This announcement comes shortly after Lighthouse took top honors in the prestigious 2023 Hotel Tech Report Awards for the third consecutive year, reinforcing the company's unwavering commitment to providing best-in-class data solutions. The company was awarded first place in the following categories:
Rate Insight (Best Rate Shopping & Market Intelligence)
Parity Insight (Best Hotel Rate Parity)
Revenue Insight (Best Business Intelligence)
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