Executive Vice President of Global Hospitality Business , handy by Tink Labs
Executive Vice President of Global Hospitality Business With 20 years of experience in hospitality sales, consulting and product management, Akina is in charge of expanding and managing all aspect of the business for handy’s global business in the hospitality industry. Akina was previously the VP of Strategy & Global Business Development at FCS Computer Systems, which provides system integration consulting and software solutions in big data applications and hotel operations. At FCS Computer Systems, Akina spent 11 years working closely with C-level executives and General Managers at various hotel groups such as Wynn, Venetian, Shangri-La, Hilton, IHG, Marriott and Starwood. A respected guest speaker, panel specialist and guest professor, Akina has been active in sharing her industry experience at forums and institutions such as the International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF), Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her notable media appearances include being interviewed by Donald Trump Jr. on Bloomberg and Fox in 2015. Akina holds an EMBA from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Los Angeles, California.