Sarah Naqvi is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of HMSHost Corporation.
The company operates in more than 120 airports around the globe, including 44 of the 50 busiest airports in North America. With over US$2.8 billion in sales, the company has more than 37,000 associates worldwide. Sarah is responsible for managing all IT resource planning, budgeting and operational initiatives.
Sarah is a technology professional with more than two decades’ experience in IT management, and has been with HMSHost since 2000. In 2004 she was promoted to Vice President of IT, overseeing all IT development including expansion into Asia. In 2013 she became CVP & Chief Information Officer, driving innovation and business transformation through technology.
Sarah’s leadership led HMSHost to be awarded ‘Technology Accelerator of the Year in 2015’ by FSTech, and Sarah was named a finalist in 2014 for ‘Chief Information Officer/Chief Technology Officer of the Year’ by Tech Council of Maryland.
Sarah has been an active speaker across forums and her key interests are in business transformation, technology innovation and technology/business alignment. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Maryland University College.