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Brian Shedd

As Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Brian Shedd leads global sales, marketing and account management for OpenKey, a universal mobile key company that serves hotels worldwide with primary offices in Dallas, Texas, and Shanghai, China.
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Budgeting for Mobile Key: Operating Expense or Capital Expenditure?

Mobile keyless entry is becoming a hotel industry standard. Every major hotel brand has a mobile key initiative in place. From REITs to independent portfolios, the internal debate has shifted from whether to implement...
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Three Ways Mobile Key Can Help Hotels Fight Human Trafficking

In 2019, there is still an active trade in human beings. According to the International Labour Organization, 40.3 million people are victims of human trafficking globally. Human trafficking is one of the largest issues...