Hospitality Innovation Advisor
Howard Copen is a hospitality professional, who has transformed revenue management strategies across several casino properties and gaming jurisdictions. He credits his success to leveraging technology partners and integrations to tailor a solution to each property. Learning the intricacies of each application and creating synergies from the customized technology partners in the ecosystem have made Howard a subject matter expert in the space.
He started in the gaming industry in 2007 with Pinnacle Entertainment, since that time he has worked at RESORTS in Atlantic City, Duetto, Boyd Gaming and most recently Encore Boston Harbor. He served as a guest lecturer to various universities including
Florida Atlantic University’s recent certification program taken by over 85,000 hospitality professionals. He has also been a guest lecturer at Louisiana State University, Lynn University, Stockton University and Cornell University.
He has been recognized with two prestigious “40 Under 40” awards one from Global Gaming Business in 2017 and the other from Atlantic City Weekly in 2013. He has a Bachelors degree from Florida State University and an MBA from Lynn University.”