VIRGINIA SULIMAN

HILTON HOTELS


VIRGINIA SULIMAN

HILTON HOTELS

Virginia Suliman is the Vice President of Web Design & Development for Hilton Hotels Corporation. Ms. Suliman boasts more than 17 years of hospitality management experience — 12 of them at Hilton — in areas such as managing Hilton’s global distribution strategy, third-party travel agency relationships, and online distribution. Ms. Suliman is currently responsible for the online presence on behalf of all nine brands in the Hilton family around the world, managing a team of 60 Hilton professionals worldwide. Focused on advancing Hilton’s core booking site, Ms. Suliman also drives innovation for Hilton and its guests through global expansion, mobile development, and progressive Web tool integrations. Ms. Suliman also leads Hilton's Social Computing activities and serves as the voice behind @hiltononline, one of Hilton's corporate Twitter handles. Among the numerous achievements that Ms. Suliman and her team have earned for Hilton are achieving multibillion-dollar revenues from its Web sites, several No. 1 J.D. Power rankings for the online booking interface, and industry firsts such as eEvents (online meeting planning) and Suite Selection (room selection functionality akin to an airline’s seat selection functionality). Ms. Suliman’s vision and leadership have earned her substantial recognition, including earning CIO magazine’s "One to Watch" award and Travel Agent magazine’s "Rising Star"” award.