Board and president

IFITT Board Members for 2016 – 2017, General Secretary, and Junior Communication Officer

Lorenzo Cantoni

Lorenzo Cantoni

UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.

Serving IFITT as President, responsible for International Liaison and Marketing.
Wolfram Höpken

Wolfram Höpken

Professor for Business Informatics and E-Business at University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten, Germany.

Serving IFITT Vice President and Treasurer.

Paul Baron

Paul Baron

Group Manager Online Marketing at Tourism Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.

Serving IFITT as destination and industry ambassador.

Matthias Fuchs

Matthias Fuchs

Professor of Tourism Management & Economics, European Tourism Research Institute (ETOUR), Mid-Sweden University, Sweden.

Serving IFITT as Director of IFITT Education.

Jean-Claude Morand

Jean-Claude Morand

CEO and founder of Cyberstrat.net, France.

Serving IFITT as Industry and Destination ambassador in the French-speaking countries.

Jamie Murphy

Jamie Murphy

Director of Research, Australian School of Management, Perth, Australia.

Serving IFITT in exploring opportunities offered by MOOC movement.

Lidija Lalicic

Lidija Lalicic

Assistant professor in the Department of Tourism and Service Management at MODUL University
Vienna, Austria.

Serving IFITT as Next Generation Director.

Eduardo Santander

Eduardo Santander

Executive director of European Travel Commision, Brussels, Belgium.

Serving IFITT as Destination and Industry ambassador.

Steve Hood

Steve Hood

Senior VP of Research for STR and Founding Director of the SHARE Center, USA.

Serving IFITT as Relations with Industry.

Marianna Sigala

Marianna Sigala

Professor of Tourism, Business School, University of South Australia, Australia.

Serving IFITT as responsible for Members’ benefits and collaborating with IFITT Education.

Brigitte Stangl

Brigitte Stangl

Lecturer in Tourism at the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, University of Surrey, United Kingdom.

Serving IFITT as responsible for the IFITTtalk initiative.

Zheng (Phil) Xiang

Zheng (Phil) Xiang

Assistant Professor at the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Manage-ment, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, USA.

Serving IFITT as Research & Awards Director as well as responsible for the development of IFITT in China.