David A. Rodriguez

David A. Rodriguez

Executive Vice President & Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Marriott International

Why is David speaking at WorkHuman?

David’s philosophy is that the best and most sustainable way to deliver exceptional service to customers is to ensure that it starts with taking care of your own associates. At WorkHuman, David will share how to create truly human leaders and people-centric cultures.

About David:

Dr. Rodriguez joined Marriott International and assumed the role of senior vice president – human resources in 1998. In 2003, he was appointed executive vice president with corporate-wide responsibility for various human resources functions as well as for the Marriott Lodging division. Prior to joining Marriott International, Dr. Rodriguez held various human resources leadership positions at Citicorp (now Citigroup).

Dr. Rodriguez graduated from New York University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts and in 1987 with a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology.  He is on the Board of Directors for Human Resources Policy Association and the Board of Governors for the Health Transformation Alliance, is a vice chair of the American Health Policy Institute and a member of the HR People + Strategy Executive Advisory Council.

Dr. Rodriguez was inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources in 2014.

The Power and Potential of People-Centric Cultures
David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President & Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Marriott International
Rasmus Hougaard, Founder & Managing Director, Potential Project

Marriott’s business philosophy is simple: “If we take care of our people, they will take care of our guests and business will take care of itself.” This wholistic approach, catering to employees’ hearts and minds, has been the cornerstone of Marriott’s operating model since 1927. In this session, David will share the story of Marriott’s […]

Creating a Culture of Community