(Podcast) FOSSE creator Dave Berkus uses lessons from history to predict the future of hotel technology
In this episode we chat with Dave Berkus, one of the most prolific angel investors of all time. Dave is the creator of FOSSE - the property management system that Marriott used for nearly 4 decades. He is one of the most storied entrepreneurs in hotel technology and has invested in countless travel technology startups.
In the interview we cover topics such as:
- How Dave landed the deal with Marriott to license his software
- Why Marriott used FOSSE PMS for almost 4 decades
- Why hotels in the future may not even need a property management system
- Why hotel general managers need to sharpen up on new skills or be replaced by robots
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