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Marquis Who's Who Honors Diana Nicole Darden for Expertise in Product & Technology

Diana Nicole Darden has been honored for excellence in software engineering, product, & marketing

She seeks to expand her knowledge and exposure to digital product developments outside her current company, continuously striving for growth and innovation in her professional and personal endeavors.

    LOS ANGELES, CA, May 24, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Diana Nicole Darden has been recognized for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Darden has carved a distinguished career in the finance, retail, events, travel, and hospitality sectors over the past two decades, currently serving as an engineering leader at Hilton Worldwide. In this role since 2019, she oversees a team of technical product managers and helps lead over 100 employees in the mobile app department, demonstrating exceptional leadership and strategic vision. Ms. Darden's journey through software development began after she graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Applied Computer Science in Information Systems in 2006. She further honed her expertise by earning a Master of Business Administration in Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2012.

Before her tenure at Hilton Worldwide, Ms. Darden contributed to several notable companies. Her technical professional career commenced at ADP Dealer Services as a human resources IT automation intern in 2004, followed by roles at Discover Financial Services, where she evolved from a web application developer to a senior system and business analyst between 2006 and 2011. Ms. Darden then served as Chief Marketing Officer for KoalaDeal from 2011 to 2012 before moving into digital product management roles at Orbitz Worldwide, Expedia Inc., Eventbrite, Thrive Market, and Dia&Co, progressively honing her expertise in customer-facing and mobile products that focus on user experience.

Ms. Darden is most proud of her achievements, which have significantly impacted revenue growth, cost savings, customer retention, and guest & user satisfaction. Notably, one of her apps was named Best Consumer App for two consecutive years. Under her leadership at Hilton, their app ranks #11 among hospitality apps, maintaining its position even throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, serving as a testament to her innovative strategies, management abilities, and dedication to excellence with limited resources.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Ms. Darden is committed to giving back to the community through mentorship and volunteer work. Since 2019, she has been a youth mentor with Walk With Sally and volunteered with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana from 2015 to 2016. In her personal life, Ms. Darden enjoys combining her love for cooking with philanthropy by running an on-demand home cooking business called DnDelish, where she offers prepared meals in the greater Los Angeles area. Through this endeavor, she also donates excess meals and pantry items to those in need.

On a personal level, Diana has a strong passion for both travel and dance. She uses both outlets to channel her creativity, mental and physical health, and stay connected to other cultures. She seeks to expand her knowledge and exposure to digital product developments outside her current company, continuously striving for growth and innovation in her professional and personal endeavors.

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