LOS ANGELES - Nomadix Inc., a technology leader in hospitality and multi-tenant industries, announced the appointment of Richard Wagner as director of certification and compliance to drive the adoption of its technology portfolio in global and regional hospitality brands and ownership groups. With three decades of technology implementation and management, and large hotel brand expertise, he will lead Nomadix certification efforts for new products, provide technology guidance to customers, and ensure adherence to technological standards for individual brands.
Wagner drove technology initiatives for Marriott International for over 23 years, having served as technological consultant for emerging technologies and director of network architecture and planning. During his tenure, he developed and implemented Marriott's global property network standards (GPNS). Additionally, he evaluated and selected emerging technologies to create a competitive advantage for the brand, continually improve systems and meet the needs of corporate and hotel properties.
"I had the pleasure of working with Nomadix during my time at Marriott, and the technology created and optimized over the years by the team addressed the pain points across each of our hotel brands. I'm excited to join this smart and agile team, helping ensure new product compliance, integrity and valuable returns for hotels around the world," said Wagner.
"Richard Wagner brings unmatched industry experience and brand knowledge that will add exponential value to our partners, customers and the industry. In addition to our flagship gateways, our product expansion to guest experiences, Passpoint and other hotel network enhancements will build momentum as he pairs his expertise with our team and innovations," said Ted Helvey, chairman and CEO at Nomadix.
Prior to his roles at Marriott, Wagner served in network engineering and operations roles for an internet service provider (ISP) and a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC). Wagner holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.