Sireesha Kunduri is Choice Hotels International’s new vice president of engineering for distribution and revenue management. She previously served as the company’s senior director of engineering and has been a member of Choice’s engineering team since 2016.
Prior to joining Choice, Kunduri held several leadership positions at GoDaddy, including director of software development. She will now oversee the hotel group’s distribution and revenue management platforms, including choiceEDGE and SmartRates. She will also work for the Choice’s cloud migration efforts and investments in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
“Sireesha’s expertise is perfectly suited to advance what always has been the goal of Choice’s technology function: to empower our owners’ profitability via best-in-class franchisee resources,” said Brian Kirkland, Choice’s chief technology officer. “Sireesha was essential to last year’s successful launch of choiceEDGE, the largest technology project in company history- and she continues to lead efforts to further enhance the platform. She is results-driven and I know her extensive experience supporting cross-functional business needs will continue to fuel opportunity for Choice and our owners in both the near-and long-term.”
Kunduri earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science from Andhra University, India and University of Houston, respectively.