Somen Patnaik

Somen Patnaik

Executive Recruiter | Hospitality Division

Somen brings 20 years of Hotel Operations and Revenue Management experience in upscale hotel brands like Hilton, Starwood and Marriott to Hospitality Recruiting. As a Director level leader in demanding markets in suburban New Jersey and New York City, Somen has built a strong network of high-level candidates and companies.

Somen completed his MBA in Hospitality Management from the Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Somen started his career working as a Night Manager at Hilton Short Hills- one of the flag-ship Hilton hotels in NE region. He has built and led efficient teams during his various operational roles in rooms divisions and his focus has been identifying the best talent in the industry and developing them into strong leaders. Somen’s experience in formulating hotel revenue strategy, gives him a well-rounded approach of understanding the expectations of management companies and ownership.

Somen understands hospitality functions and job demands and matches the right candidate with the client and follows through to make sure the arrangement is successful for both.