Jessie Burgess is the Chief Information Officer of G6 Hospitality and has been a part of the executive team since January 2017. Jessie joined G6 Hospitality in 2001 after serving in the U.S. Armed Forces as a Communications and Computer Systems Officer. From the start of his career with G6 Hospitality, Jessie has led several initiatives that have placed the brand’s technological abilities at the forefront of the economy lodging segment, including the architecture and transition of key enterprise workloads to cloud-native technology. In his current role, Jessie continues to focus on the brand’s ongoing growth as an agile, cloud-based technology environment, as well as the retirement of technical debt and restructuring legacy operational support models. Jessie also leads the newly-formed, enterprise strategy and insights function for G6 and he continues to champion the brand’s military initiative, Operation Next Step. Jessie is a member of theManagement Committee of the KII Telecommunications consortium and serves on technology advisory boards for both the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas and the Neely School of Business at Texas Christian University. Jessie earned his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Grambling State University.