• Founder, CEO, C-suite leader. Operated and redeveloped numerous hospitality assets in the USA, Europe and Asia from resorts, convention centers, night clubs, boutique hotels, large hotels, student accommodation, co-living, serviced apartments, vacation rental and more
  • Author of the book “The Adapters: How the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry is Adapting and Innovating to connect the World” (2021)
  • Chairperson Questex (IHIF, AHC) Tech Council
  • Lead a 1,400-person sales organization
  • Developed and managed multiple hotel brands
  • Co-architect of numerous business intelligence systems in hospitality
  • Architect of a multi-million-unit platform in TTH
  • Launched industry thought leadership video and podcast series The Adapters and ADAPTERSTechX – close to 100 shows and thought leadership pieces
  • Moderator, speaker, panelist, advisor, board member, guest lecturer (University of Houston, ATU, Cornell, Institut International de Glion)
  • Specialist in Operations, Revenue creation, Domain access, TTH Tech and ESG
  • Long distance cyclist, racer and car nut
  • Plays the ukulele (ish)


  • Designer, director and producer of The Adapters
  • Founder of creative agency, Hunter Gatherer
  • A creative storyteller working in a wide range of media encompassing live events, screen production, brand development, design, marketing, digital experiences, museums, interiors and integrated marketing campaigns
  • Worked extensively in the UK, US, Europe, Australia, Singapore, China and Taiwan across multiple sectors but particularly hospitality, heritage, public inquiries, fintech, technology, automotive, media and NGOs
  • In the hospitality and travel sector, designed, directed and produced content and live events for BridgeStreet, InterContinental Hotel Group, Rocco Forte Hotels, Wyndham Hotel Group, Radisson Hotels Americas, Gatwick Airport


  • Accomplished hospitality professional with 35 years of experience in the industry
  • Founder and principal of Leeds Hospitality Group, LLC – where Brian collaborates with clients to overcome challenges in asset management, hospitality consulting, and project managemen 
  • Host of Tuesday’s Thanks podcast – a platform that allows guests to express gratitude towards those who have positively impacted their careers.
  • Global experience working in nine counties
  • Opened 67 hotels for Starwood Hotels & Resorts from Bora Bora to Boston
  • Managed over half a billion in revenue as an AMD
  • Consultant to Fortune 100 companies
  • Moved 15 times in his hospitality career.
  • Top speed racing average of 172 mph at Talledega Speedway
  • Had a hole-in-one on the same hole as his father – one year and a day apart


  • Travel and hospitality guru, professional speaker, host and moderator
  • Host of No Vacancy Live video podcast with cohost and Travel Channel personality Anthony Melchiorri, and host of No Vacancy News Today podcast
  • Publisher of the novacancynews.com industry news site with 30,00 weekly newsletter subscribers
  • In 2022, Glenn was recognized as one of the top 100 Most Powerful People in Global Hospitality and the #1 Global Social Media Influencer in Hospitality. His podcast No Vacancy Live is the #1 podcast in hospitality. In May 2022 he received the Leadership Excellence Award from SKAL USA for his work bringing the hotel industry together during the COVID crisis, while the podcast won a Davey Award.
  • Glenn has been quoted in leading publications such as the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Forbes, MSNBC.com, CNN.com and Chicago Tribune. He’s also been in the classroom, previously serving as adjunct professor at New York University, teaching classes in Public Relations & Advertising, and Consumer Behavior.