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GBTA Conference 2019 - Toronto - Speakers

Featured Speaker


Matthew Paull

Sr. Director, Technology Management, Best Western International


Matt Paull brings more than two decades of cybersecurity, networking and infrastructure experience, working across the hospitality, transportation, manufacturing and consulting industries. As the Senior Director of Technology Management for Best Western® Hotels & Resorts, Matt is responsible for overseeing Best Western’s information security and technology compliance, leading strategy and expansion of the brand’s infrastructure, and managing the company’s migration to the cloud. Matt developed the security program for Best Western that has dramatically reduced the time to identify and remediate hotel-level cybersecurity incidents in North America. Prior to Best Western, Matt was the Director of Information Technology for Redflex Traffic Systems, with responsibility over cybersecurity, networking and infrastructure. At Redflex, Matt was also was a key contributor to application development and design. In virtually all of Matt’s roles, he has had oversight or performed compliance activities with respect to numerous areas, such as NIST, CJIS, NLETS, PCI, SSAE16, GDPR and others.