HOSPITALITY TECHNOLOGY VETERAN TAKES STAKE IN UBICOMP SYSTEM
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 1, 2015 – UbiComp System, a thought-leader in hospitality technology, today announced that Mr. Brian Kretzmer, a renowned USA based hospitality technology veteran, has invested in UbiComp System, a Malaysian MSC status company that develops the Qikinn© Application Suite of hospitality technologies.
The Qikinn© Application Suite comprises of a revolutionary technology platform for the hospitality industry which currently includes a booking engine and mobile centric applications. There is rapid ongoing development for new applications all of which are designed specifically to empower hotels to enhance guest experiences and build loyalty with their customers and thereby enhancing revenues.
Mr. Brian Kretzmer has more than 35 years of experience serving in senior executive positions, of which 20 years in the Hospitality industry. He has consulted various technology focused firms in the Hospitality industry for more than two decades. He is also a private equity advisor and investor in several companies. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Kretzmer was Chief Executive Officer of MAI Systems Corporation, which operated principally through its subsidiary Hotel Information Systems (HIS), a leading provider of enterprise management solutions for the hospitality industry. HIS was subsequently sold to Softbrands (now Infor) in 2006. For the last five years, Mr. Kretzmer has been Executive Chairman of Plainfield Precision, Inc. USA and he also serves on the Board of Directors of J2 Global (JCOM).
“I am excited to join Ubicomp System after having seen the exciting technology platform which has been developed by the Company,” said Mr. Kretzmer. “The Qikinn© Application Suite is highly sophisticated that will shape the delivery of guest services and hotel business operations in the future.”
“I am excited to be able to work with Brian again and I believe that he will add great value to our organisation and also our globalization plans,” said Mr. Harbans Singh, Founder and CEO of UbiComp System. “We are now well positioned to expand our the Qikinn© platform to new heights and capitalize on the market opportunities in the hospitality industry.”
About Ubicomp System Sdn Bhd
Ubicomp System Sdn Bhd is a Malaysian MSC status company, which has developed the Qikinn© Application Suite as well as other leading edge technologies for the hospitality industry. Ubicomp also distributes products from other key niche solution providers via its subsidiary company, UbiQ Global Solutions. The solutions are matched to provide total seamless integrated systems thereby eliminating the need for multiple operations within the same organization in order to gather the required data for proper analysis and decision making. For more information on our suite of hospitality solutions, please visit www.ubicompsystem.com