Tom Hempel Joins VENZA as Vice President of Sales

VENZA, the leading provider of data protection and regulatory compliance solutions for the hospitality industry, today announced that it has hired Tom Hempel as Vice President of Sales, United States. In this role, Hempel will play a key role in extending VENZA’s strong positioning and sales efforts throughout North America.

“VENZA has aggressive plans for sales expansion throughout global markets—but it all starts at home in the U.S.,” said Tim Kinsella, Chief Revenue Officer at VENZA. “Over the past decade and a half, VENZA has established itself as the premier data protection provider for hoteliers and this has been largely built on efforts in the United States. Tom’s experience as a longtime technology professional and former leader of the Chicago chapter of HFTP is a perfect fit to build upon our strategy of providing world-class tools that are tailored to the unique needs of our industry.”

As VP of Sales, Hempel will identify and secure net new business, work with existing clients to demonstrate and enhance the value of VENZA’s products, and work with VENZA’s Product Development, Customer Success, Security, and Risk/Compliance teams to evaluate and improve current products. He joins a growing sales team with executives focused on markets in the U.S., Latin America, and EMEA.

Hempel possesses over 25 years of hospitality technology sales experience and expertise. Previously, he worked for TracknProtect, a real-time location technology platform for hoteliers. He holds a BS in Communications from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and resides just outside of Chicago, IL.”

“I’m thrilled to join VENZA, a company that’s not just a leader but an innovator in the field of data protection for the hospitality industry,” said Hempel. “My mission is to strengthen our foothold in the U.S. market, ensuring that we not only meet but exceed the evolving needs of our clients.”

“I look forward to building on VENZA’s legacy of excellence, pushing boundaries to deliver solutions that are not just effective, but truly transformative for our industry,” he added.


VENZA is the leading provider of data protection and compliance solutions for the hospitality industry. Drawing on decades of experience, VENZA provides 360-degree visibility that enables proactive risk management to mitigate vulnerabilities and keep your guests and their data safe. Know your risks and protect your enterprise with VENZA.

More than 225,000 users in 100+ countries look to VENZA for tools, technology, and strategic security support. Founded in 2008, VENZA is a privately held company with regional offices in Atlanta, GA, Pensacola, FL, San Juan, PR, and The Hague, Netherlands. For more information, visit