Brian Kirkland is the new chief technology officer for Choice Hotels International. He previously served as vice president of engineering and oversaw the launch of choiceEDGE, the company’s new global reservation system.
Kirkland oversees the company’s IT strategy and development and reports to Senior Vice President John Bonds. He has been with Choice since 2015. Prior to that, he worked at technology companies GoDaddy and Media Temple.
Kirkland has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s in business administration from Arizona State University. He is a member of Arizona’s Information Technology Authorization Committee and Arizona State University’s Executive Council for the Department of Information Systems.