Ravi Mehrotra

Ravi Mehrotra, co-founder, president and chief scientist of hospitality revenue management software developer IDeaS, recently joined Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson College of Business’ Hotel School’s Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship Advisory Board. He will teach and contribute to the direction of the institute.

Mehrotra also is an author and speaker on analytics, forecasting and dynamic-price optimization. IDeaS represents more than 10,000 clients in 124 countries. Mehrotra said the institute is training the future leaders of the industry.

“Today more than ever, the industry is being shaped by young professionals who understand the complex interplay of technology and decision-making as guides for profitability, as well as a great guest experience,” he said.

The institute’s Academic Director Neil Tarallo said it will announce more additions to its leadership team along with a new roll-out strategy in early 2019.