Anthony “Tony” Capuano is Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, where he presides over the world’s largest hospitality company and some of the most iconic brands in travel. Mr. Capuano joined Marriott in 1995 and was instrumental in its steady growth, culminating in the acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in 2016. He was previously Group President of Global Development, Design, and Operations Services, where he led the strategic unit growth of all Marriott brands while overseeing the global design team and Marriott’s global operating standards and protocols.
Mr. Capuano graduated from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration (SHA) and is now a member of the Cornell Hotel Society and SHA Dean’s Advisory Board. He also is a member of the Business Roundtable; the American Hotel and Lodging Association’s IREFAC Council; and a board member of Save Venice, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the artistic heritage of Venice, Italy.