VENZA Names Casey Harrigan as Product Director

VENZA, the leading provider of data protection and regulatory compliance solutions for the hospitality industry, today announced that it has named Casey Harrigan as Product Director. As leader of the Product department, he will spearhead the company’s ongoing development of new standard-setting offerings and refine VENZA’s current product lineup to maximize its value for clients.

“The Product department is a central driver of our operation and stewards key elements of what our clients have come to know and expect from VENZA,” said Barbara Espinosa, Global Executive Vice President of Client Experience at VENZA. “Maintaining Product’s high standard of performance requires a leader who is not only efficient, productive, and organized, but also attuned to the evolving needs of the industry. Casey has been proven as a leading thinker in the field of hospitality technology and data protection and will be a perfect fit for this role.”

The Product department is responsible for developing and operating VENZA’s software and SaaS architecture, security awareness training content, and learning management systems. It also operates in a support role to assist the efforts of the Customer Success and Security teams in creating tools and resources to meet the needs of clients.

Harrigan is an experienced member of the Product Team at VENZA. He previously served the department as Technical Communicator before advancing to the position of Corporate Communications Manager. Prior to joining the company, he had an extensive career in academia, teaching communication, public speaking, and argumentation most recently at the University of Kentucky. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in communication from Wake Forest University.

“Great products with a seamless experience and concrete, tangible benefits that truly move the needle on security and data protection are central to VENZA’s identity and value proposition,” said Harrigan. “Our company has grown because it has, time and again, demonstrated that it is uniquely equipped to meet the needs of hoteliers and it has the capability, responsiveness, and standard of care necessary to meet the level of service demanded by our industry.”

“As Product Director, I am committed to continuing to uphold the standard of excellence that has been set and closely managing the development cycle to deliver outstanding products. The threat landscape of data protection is constantly changing, so we will act with decisiveness and agility to execute and provide our clients with the products they need to stay secure. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to step into this role and very excited about the road ahead,” he added.