Deepak Ohri,executive board member,Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center Executive Board

Deepak Ohri

Deepak Ohri, founder and CEO of lebua Hotels & Resorts, is well-known worldwide as an award-winning entrepreneur who has transformed the luxury hospitality landscape in Asia. Ohri is a visionary who elevated experiential luxury hospitality worldwide. He was the first to create the world's highest rooftop restaurant that has earned two 2 Michelin stars and the first to develop the concept of a vertical destination. The International Hospitality Institute selected Ohri as one of the Global Top Most Inspirational Executives in Travel and Hospitality.

Ohri serves as executive in residence in entrepreneurship and innovation at the FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center. He co-designed and co-created the Luxury Incubator MBA Project. This world-class course in luxury management and marketing is the first of its kind to be offered at the FIU Graduate School of Business. Ohri is part of the Advisory Board for the Center for International Business Education and Research (FIU CIBER), and advisory board for the World Happiness Foundation (WHF). As a result of his involvement in the WHF, Ohri created a Happiness Office at lebua Hotels and Resorts, assuming additional responsibilities as a chief happiness officer (CHO); he emphasizes employee happiness leads to customer happiness, a breakthrough concept in the hospitality management.

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