Kurien spearheads Highgate Ventures – Travel Technology Investments and incubation projects. Kurien transitioned into his current role from Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Highgate Hotels. During his tenure as CRO, he built Highgate’ s revenue management team and technologies. It is now a universally recognized industry leader. He has over 18 years of experience in Revenue Management & Distribution and is regularly called upon as a featured speaker at top industry events. Kurien serves on the Board at LodgIQ: an innovative AI & predictability company, at Travel Tripper-Pegasus: an innovator in CRS Distribution and website technology and at OTA Insights: a state of art rate shopping platform. He is also on the board of Seven Rooms: a Restaurant Reservation Service that works for Restaurant owners, Host n Fly: an AI company that takes care, optimizes & guarantees income for apartment owners . KJ is actively involved in the ongoing research, development and the full-scale commercialization of Highgate Ventures Portfolio technology companies along with leading all travel tech investments.