Richard C. Linstrom
BOD Member, Founding Dean
Being the Founding Dean who was in-charged of developing structure for new English language institute and vocational training school with growth path toward accreditation as a the degree granting proprietary institution and qualify for global transfer. Identified potential academic partners in the United States and negotiated affiliation agreement with a reputable American university for Hospitality training program development and additional joint activities. IN the first stage, Mr Linstrom directly implemented institutional marketing and staffing plans while supervising completion of instructional design for basic Hotel and Resort Operations classes. He also supports the IIHS’ Management Board in conducting industry relations aimed at developing student sponsorship, internships and placement for graduates in Vietnam and abroad.
Prof. Dr. Karl D. Brandmeir, C.F.B.E., C.H.I.A.
Before being Dean of the IMPERIAL INTERNATIONAL Hotel School in Vietnam since September 2016, Prof. Dr. Brandmeir is the former Managing Director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) – Singapore campus. He is currently also a senior advisory member of the Singapore Enterprise Association. With decade of experience as a leading expert in the casino, hospitality and tourism industry, he held several posts of directorship as a Regional Director of F&B for Sheraton Astrodome Hotel/Patriot-American Hospitality and Director of Food & Beverage Projects for Harrah's Entertainment. He had also published several academic journals on his research, including Casino Management, Human Resource in Tourism/Hospitality, Hospitality Operations, and etc.