One Degree World Names New COO/CIO

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Rapidly Growing Technology Platform Company Continues to Add Top Talent.

One Degree World Systems, Inc. (http://www.onedegreeworld.com) announced today that Becky Wanta has joined the company in the newly-created combined role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer to further advance their hospitality and healthcare verticals.

Becky Wanta is a highly-accomplished senior executive with a tremendous track record of global success guiding companies across many industries to achieve their goals.

Ms. Wanta has both big corporate and startup experience. She has travel, transportation, retail, entertainment, healthcare and other industry expertise, which are some of the focus verticals of the One Degree Platform. She has served as Global CIO and/or CTO for PepsiCo (where she won the Chairman's Award), Wells Fargo, Best Buy, Wellpoint Health, California State Compensation Insurance Fund and MGM Resorts International. In addition, her consulting work has included transformative initiatives for Target, Coca-Cola, 3M, P&G, Caterpillar, DuPont and Ralph Lauren, to name a few.

In addition to her executive career, Ms. Wanta serves as an Advisor to the Board for MIT “Wealth of Nations,” Teradata Retail/Hospitality, Calgary Scientific and 360ofme and was recently named as an advisor to the International Data Center Authority (IDCA) Technical Committee. Ms. Wanta has been ranked #4 and #12 on The ExecRanks’ Top 50 Female CIOs and Top 200 CIOs, respectively. She is also the holder of two US patents.

“Becky’s experience across so many different industry verticals combined with her Fortune 50 and startup experience places One Degree World in position for both current and future success. We are very excited to have her join the team," said One Degree World Founder and CEO Howard Lefkowitz.

About One Degree World Systems, Inc.:
One Degree World’s groundbreaking online patent-pending platform and patented mobile environment was custom-built by teams comprised of the best-of-breed programmers from around the world, providing a game-changing perspective on hospitality and healthcare. Headquartered in Las Vegas with a Washington, D.C. office coming soon, One Degree World was meticulously devised by a team of executive-level hospitality and tech experts from brands including Vegas.com, Wal-Mart, Amazon.com, Google, American Airlines, Travelport, IGT and Caesars Entertainment.

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