Lio Chen
Lio Chen
Managing Director, Travel and Hospitality Center of Innovation
Plug and Play

Lio Chen is Managing Director of the Travel and Hospitality Center of Innovation at Plug and Play. In his current role, Chen is responsible for managing and growing the overall travel ecosystem, connecting emerging tech startups with established travel and hospitality corporations. 

In the past 10+ years, Chen devoted his career to two different B2B SaaS companies. He joined Nor1 as one of the founding members and later co-founded LodgIQ. Chen’s extensive experience entails leading customer success and growth, delivering sales support & professional services as well as overseeing business operations with a special focus on strategic initiatives and product engineering. Chen holds a M.S. in Hospitality Management from Purdue University.

Speaking at International Hospitality Investment Forum

Proptech: What You Need to Know As a Hotel Investor

A presentation on the key trends in proptech will be followed by a panel discussing tech disruption, how proptech impacts investment, and how hotel investors/developers/operators should build partnerships with proptech companies.