Edward Malinowski, Great Wolf Resorts

Edward Malinowski, Chief Information Officer Great Wolf Resorts.
Edward Malinowski, Chief Information Officer Great Wolf Resorts.

Edward Malinowski serves as the Chief Information Officer of Great Wolf Resorts, overseeing the systems and technologies that drive the brand today and establishing and implementing the vision and strategy to accelerate its global growth and keep its guests happy for years to come.

With more than 20 years of technology, security, and innovation experience, Edward sits on the advisory boards of both the Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) and China Hospitality Technology Alliance (CHTA) industry associations and is regularly sought out to speak on emerging trends. Prior to Great Wolf, Edward was the CIO of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, based in Hong Kong. He has also held enterprise roles at Hyatt, the American Bar Association, Network Associates, and IBM.

Edward earned a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Bradley University. Believing technology to be a field where anyone armed with determination and a good idea can change the world, he was presented with CHTA's "Most Valued" award in 2017, and his team received the CIO 100 Award in 2019 for their accomplishments in IT transformation.