With close to 40 years of industry experience, Rakesh Sarna is a highly valued and motivational leader in the hospitality industry. He is committed to ensuring students have access to the resources they need to succeed in a professional capacity.

Promoting inclusion is one of the most important elements of every workforce in the world. Besides the fact that not doing so is illegal, having a diverse body of employees comes with a plethora of benefits. And, although the vast majority of the people would agree with the previous statements, there are still a lot…

Although technology is constantly disrupting various industries, the field of hospitality seems to be one of the few that are affected the most. Surprisingly, however, a lot of people fail to realize that some of the major trends within this market revolve around technological advancements.

Rakesh Sarna is a Miami-based businessman and innovative leader, making waves in the hospitality industry and fighting for gender diversity in the workplace.

Rakesh Sarna

Define success and make sure that you have input from various sources into defining success. Then you stay that course. Rakesh Sarna was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, and had a humble upbringing. His father was in the Indian Foreign Service, so this meant some moving around while growing up.

Rakesh Sarna

Rakesh Sarna has been all over the world in an almost 40-year career in the hospitality industry. After high school, he left India for Canada. Rakesh attended Algonquin College in Ottawa, graduating in 1977 with a diploma in Hospitality Administration.