CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, STARWOOD CAPITAL GROUP
In addition to running the Starwood Capital Group, a private investment firm he formed in 1991, Barry Sternlicht is the founder and chairman emeritus of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., a company he founded in 1995.
Today, Starwood Hotels is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world, with more than 850 properties in eighty countries. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator, and franchiser of hotels and resorts, with seven internationally renowned brands, including St. Regis, the Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Sheraton, Westin, Le Méridien, and Four Points.
Sternlicht has been hailed as a dynamic innovator. In addition to ...