Mr. Vivek Shaiva has been the Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President of La Quinta Holdings Inc. and La Quinta Corporation since 2007. Mr. Shaiva serves as the Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President at La Quinta Inn & Suites Tampa North. He joined La Quinta in 2007. Prior to joining La Quinta, he served as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Architecture for WHM LLC from 2005 to 2007. He also served as the Director of Software Architecture at NBC Universal-GE, New York from 2003 to 2005. From 2000 to 2003, he led several IT consulting assignments in leadership roles at NDS Inc., including assignments as lead architect at Sotheby's, New York. Prior to that, he worked in various software engineering and IT leadership roles in the telecom, finance and transportation industries from 1989 to 2000. Mr. Shaiva graduated from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow with a Master of Business Administration degree and specialization in Information Systems.