Dr. Chekitan Dev

Company: Cornell University, Nolan School of Hotel Administration

Position: Singapore Tourism Distinguished Professor


Chekitan S. Dev is the Singapore Tourism Distinguished Professor at Cornell University's SC Johnson College of Business in the School of Hotel Administration. Professor Dev is a globally renowned thought leader and the leading expert on hospitality branding. Dr. Dev engages frequently as an expert witness, consultant, keynote speaker and workshop leader with organizations all over the world.

Mission Statement

To impact hospitality travel, and tourism enterprises and individuals by improving performance via the application of best practices.


Expert Witness, Litigation Assistance, Brand Management, Strategic Marketing, Strategic Planning, Strategic Alliances, Franchising, E-commerce

Professional Memberships

American Marketing Association Cayuga Hospitality Consulting (Lifetime member) Cornell Hotel Society (Lifetime member) Global Hoteliers Club (Lifetime member) Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (CHRIE) International Society of Hospitality Consultants