Michael Widmann is the founder and Managing Director of the PKF hotelexperts group, a globally operating hospitality, tourism & leisure consulting firm with headquarters in Vienna. He heads a team of about 100 consultants and associates in 14 locations who provide strategic advice to clients in the hospitality, tourism & leisure and serviced living sectors.
As Chairman of PKF’s International Hospitality Consulting Committee, Michael coordinates PKF’s global hospitality, tourism & leisure activities. He is the co-founder of the AlpAdria & Eastern Europe Chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society.
Michael sits on the Advisory Board of the IMC University in Applied Sciences in Krems and the MODUL University Vienna, where he is also a lecturer.
He translated the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) into German and (co-)authored various books and publications for the hospitality sector.
Speaking at International Hospitality Investment Forum