SkyTouch Appoints New SVP of Sales and Marketing

  • SkyTouch Technology
  • 10.01.14
Fran Forte has been added to the SkyTouch Technology leadership team as the senior vice president of sales and marketing.

Forte will be working closely with all sales and marketing personnel to grow the SkyTouch customer base, increase customer engagement and heighten its position as one of the leading providers of cloud-based hotel management solutions in the industry.

“Fran’s addition to the team strengthens our focus on the customer," said SkyTouch president, Ric Leutwyler. "He will be working with our sales and marketing teams to increase the level of integration and collaboration that is needed to achieve exceptional customer engagement, while ensuring our success in establishing the SkyTouch Hotel OS platform as the leading cloud-based hotel management solution in the industry."

A seasoned software industry veteran, Fran brings extensive sales and marketing experience to SkyTouch. His prior experience includes leadership roles within some of the world's most recognizable technology companies, including Savana, Inc., Yammer, Cisco Systems and Microsoft Corporation. During his tenure with these companies, Fran received numerous internal awards recognizing his outstanding sales and marketing leadership efforts and results.

Fran received a bachelor of science degree from Boston College, and a master of arts degree from Boston University. He serves as president of the Boston College Alumni Association, Philadelphia Chapter, and he also actively serves several community organizations at either the board or committee level. In addition to his impressive professional skill set, Fran is fluent in Italian.

“I’m delighted to be joining an incredible team of veteran leaders and hospitality technologists at SkyTouch,” said Forte. “I look forward to further expanding our level of customer engagement and deepening our worldwide brand recognition to help SkyTouch achieve new levels of competitive advantage."

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