Mark Lomanno is a Partner and Senior Advisor at Kalibri Labs. In addition to his role at Kalibri Labs he also advises several start-up and venture capital firms in the hospitality and data space as a member of the Board of Directors and Advisors providing strategic direction and building industry relationships. Lomanno is the former President and CEO of Smith Travel Research (STR). Under his fifteen years of leadership, the company grew from a domestic U.S. firm to the most respected name in global hotel benchmarking. While at STR, he co-authored the 2012 study Distribution Channel Analysis: A Guide for Hotels with Cindy Estis Green.
Lomanno serves on the advisory board and is a Research Fellow at the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell University and University of Delaware’s school of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional management, is an active member in the Hotel Development Council of the Urban Land Institute and is a named Conti Professor at Pennsylvania State University. Lomanno also serves on the advisory board of The School of Tourism & Hospitality Management at Temple University, where he teaches a graduate level course “New Media and Distribution.” Lomanno holds a MS in Marketing from LaSalle University and an MBA from Temple University.