The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the Seventh Annual Awards Dinner, to be held at 6 p.m. March 25 at Pelican Preserve Clubhouse, 9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd., Fort Myers. Tickets for the awards dinner is $75. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for a networking and cocktail reception.
The featured keynote speaker for the 2015 event will be David Trimm, chief information officer at The Hertz Corp.
David Trimm is the executive VP and CIO at Hertz, where he is responsible for information technology and business systems globally. He joined Hertz in 2001 having previously worked for Hilton International as global systems development director, and having held management positions within Coca Cola, Clarks Shoes, and a brief period with his own company. He has worked in various positions at Hertz including as VP Business Systems for Hertz Europe Ltd, Business Systems Director for Hertz Lease Europe, and as VP for Rent-a-Car IT Systems where he had responsibility for global applications including hertz.com. He also held the position of Senior VP Business Transformation Projects, which included the global redesign of the Hertz brand. He is based in Naples, is a graduate of Imperial College, London with a Master’s degree in engineering, and is an associate of the City of Guilds of London Institute.