University of South Florida M3 Center is proud to present Ali Beklen, Founder & CTO, and Arden Agopyan, Founder & CEO of HotelRunner company as the M3 Center Distinguished Speaker Series at TECO Hall (Tampa) on November 22, 2019 at 10.30am-11.30am.

Adress: Teco Hall Tampa                                                                                                                                                            USF Education Building                                                                                                                                                               4110 USF Apple Dr                                                                                                                                                                     Tampa, FL 33620

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Ali Beklen





Ali brings to HotelRunner a refined focus on the technical and business areas and also participates in driving the vision and product strategy.

Prior to founding HotelRunner, Ali gave strategic business and technical consulting for large enterprises at IBM and worked with CxOs, business and technical teams.



Arden Agopyan



Arden is an experienced entrepreneur and business development executive with a proven track record.

Prior to founding HotelRunner, he led IBM’s Cloud Computing Software technical sales and market creation activities across Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa. His areas of expertise also include international team management, business execution, strategic marketing and financial management.





HotelRunner is a freemium, cloud-based online sales, digital marketing and channel management platform that assists hotels and travel agencies tailor, streamline, and improve their online outreach.

HotelRunner helps hotels and travel agencies transition from off to online through state-of-the-art technology. It helps to create innovative sales channels, improve international brand recognition, reach more customers, and boost profits. HotelRunner automates inventory distribution, maximizes direct channel revenues, and boosts profit margins.

HotelRunner is the platform for online sales, management and digital marketing activities for hotels, daily rentals and travel agencies. Moreover, it is a marketplace for the tourism industry, bringing together hotels, travel agencies and service providers on the same platform. Hotels can market their property to various travel agencies, while both improve their online visibilities, and buy variety of goods and services.