TraknProtect Appoints Page Petry to Board of Advisors
October 29, 2020
Chicago, Illinois, October 29, 2020 – TraknProtect, a pioneer of location-based technology purpose- built for the hotel industry and a leading employee safety button provider for several major hotel brands, announces the appointment of Page Petry to the company’s Board of Advisors. In her role, she will work closely with the executive management team in providing her expertise and assistance as the company continues to expand, define and implement new offerings and assist in TraknProtect’s global go to market initiatives.
Prior to starting PDPetry Consulting in 2020, Petry served as the Chief IT Officer of the Americas at Marriott International in Washington D.C. where she directed key initiatives for Marriott International hotels.
“Safety and security are so important today in everything we touch,” said Petry. “I’m really excited to be a part of TraknProtect. I have tremendous respect for Parminder after getting to know her through our mutual association with HTNG. I admire her approach in leading the delivery of innovative solutions which comes as a result of listening very closely to their customers and their needs. This will continue to be of significant value as hotels prepare for the ‘new normal’ by leveraging technology.”
During her extensive 33-year Marriott career, Petry held a variety of roles allowing for a deep understanding of the Hospitality Industry. For 10+ years as CIO she led the Continent IT Organization, launched their industry leading Property Internet Program and oversaw the integration efforts for several major acquisitions including Starwood Hotels, the Autograph Collection, Gaylord Hotels and Delta Hotels and Resorts. In 2011, Petry was honored with a place on Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders. Petry currently also sits as an Executive Advisor on the board of HTNG and works with several startup companies assisting in their product planning and go to market strategies. Petry has worked for many years supporting the education of our youth with a focus on STEM. She most recently was on the board for The Information Technology & Computer Science Advisory Group for Montgomery County Public schools, and the National Academy Foundation STEM Advisory Board.
“We are excited to have Page join the TraknProtect Board of Advisors. Page’s experience and background at Marriott and within the hospitality industry at large are valuable additions to TraknProtect, as the company is poised for growth post-COVID and scaling globally. I look forward to working with Page in this next phase of TraknProtect’s growth,” added Sunil Gaitonde, one of TraknProtect’s Board of Advisors.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled about having Page join our Board of Advisors. Given her operational experience in hotels as well as defining and implementing technology initiatives at Marriott, Page brings a unique and valuable perspective to our Board. Page shares TraknProtect’s mission to have a meaningful impact on safety and security of various stakeholders in a hotel as we continue to innovate and deliver a superior product to our clients. We look forward to growing with Page’s insights and guidance,” said Parminder Batra, TraknProtect Chief Executive Officer.
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TraknProtect is a real-time location technology provider enabling hotels to harness the power of location data and integrate it into their safety and operations systems. TraknProtect provides enhanced safety devices (ESDs) for hotel employees through activation of a safety button integrated solution alerting security personnel to the location of employees in need of assistance. The platform provides additional access to real-time locations and data about hotel inventory, room service trays, and vendor activity on the property. The TraknProtect software platform is also enabling hotels to enhance guest satisfaction, increase employee efficiency, and improve employee safety by using TraknProtect data analytics to save significant capital costs and make smarter inventory purchasing decisions and improved management of outside vendors. For more information, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn.