Senior Director, Global Design Strategies



Jennifer Abuzeid was a featured speaker at HotelSpaces’19

Jennifer Abuzeid is a 30-year hospitality industry veteran with experience in
multiple facets of the business. Areas of focus have included hotel design
and construction, development, branding, openings, owner and franchise
relations, sales and marketing, digital, IT and operations. Jennifer currently
serves as the Managing Business Director for Marriott Global Design Strategies,
where she supports a talented group of architects, designers, estimators,
engineers, estimators, and associated staff tasked with the development,
care and maintenance of Marriott’s 30+ global brands. Jennifer’s current role
includes overseeing the development of Marriott’s industry-leading Modular
Program. Begun in 2015, and ramping up to nearly 70+ projects now, Marriott is
laser-focused on building up both the demand side for modular with owners
and franchisees, and the supply side with manufacturers via education and
relationship-building. Jennifer holds an MBA in Business Management from
Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in Business and Marketing from Towson
University. She is actively involved in numerous speaking engagements within
the hospitality, development, construction, and modular industries spreading
the word on offsite construction methods, including modular.

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