Justin Ricketts is the senior vice president of product development for Sabre Hospitality Solutions. He brings more than 24 years of technology transformation and turnaround experience for large-scale organizations.
In his current role, Justin has led the creation and execution of SHS’s platform stability program, security and compliance program, software development operating model and platform modernization initiative. Key elements of these programs include cloud migration, service enablement, best-in-industry security capabilities, ARI re-architecture and a substantial improvement in predictable delivery and speed to market. This strategy has provided the company with the ability to simultaneously innovate and modernize the platform while providing customers with the reliability and the security safeguards their businesses demand.
Prior to his work at Sabre, Justin led transformational turnarounds for marquee names in the financial services and healthcare industries, including Unum Group, Kaiser Permanent and WellPoint Health Networks. Justin’s technology expertise combined with deep business acumen and strategic planning capabilities have allowed him to become one of the most effective change agents and thought leaders in the travel industry.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, Ricketts has completed executive education programs at Duke University and Harvard Business School.