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File #: EC-20-104   
Type: Executive Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: City Council
Final action: 8/17/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's Appointment of Mr. Deepesh Kholwadwala to the Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board
Attachments: 1. EC-104


INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM June 4, 2020

TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's Appointment of Mr. Deepesh Kholwadwala to the Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board
body

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the Lodgers'
Tax Advisory Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 4-4-13.


APPOINTEE NAME TERM

Mr. Deepesh Kholwadwala August 1, 2023
8901 Adams Street NE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87113-2718

Deepesh graduated from Purdue University and holds a master's degree in mechanical engineering. Directly after college, he started his first career with the National Nuclear Security Administration Lab (NNSA) in Albuquerque. He was appointed as the principal investigator to lead several Russian R&D projects aimed at nuclear nonproliferation. Deepesh climbed the ladder at the Labs and became a principal member managing research projects in the Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center. He holds 4 patents, the most recent in 2017 which deals with neural interface methods for artificial sensory. He has received the R&D 100 Award [often referred to as the Oscars of Innovation] and was the recipient of Individual Leadership Award. Deepesh was recognized as an outstanding contributor in developing new methods in solving complex engineering problems. He completed the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Real-estate Development Program (2007, 2010), and Emory Institute Goizueta Business School Executive Global Leadership program in 2009. His hotels have received the New Comer of the Year and Quality Excellence Awards from IHG in 2011-13 and 2016, Hilton's Lighthouse Award (2014, 2015), Marriott Gold Guest Satisfaction (2016).

Mr. Deepesh Kholwadwala will fill the Tourist-Related Industry position of the Board and his first term will expire August 1,...

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