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Jeff Voris

Senior Vice President, Marriott International

Jeff Voris is a relentlessly curious innovator, designer, and leader who currently serves as Senior Vice President of Global Design Strategies for Marriott International. He leads efforts in distinguishing the designs of Marriott’s 30-plus brands and provides oversight of product innovation and design standards worldwide. He partners with leaders both internally and externally to bring meaningful design experiences to our guests, as well as value to our owner and franchisee communities and our associates.

Prior to joining Marriott Jeff worked at the Walt Disney Company for nearly 13 years, ultimately serving as Executive R&D Imagineer at Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development. He led a cross-disciplinary team to invent, design, build, and operate connected experiences in theme park and resort entertainment, across the physical and digital worlds. In his tenure, Jeff also created and led the Disney Resort Lab to reimagine Disney hospitality.

Jeff is a listed inventor on 20 patents covering a diverse range of experience creation from in-room resort entertainment to mixed reality to 3D printing. He graduated with high honours from the University of Michigan and pursued PhD coursework at Emory University.