Carissa is the Chief Technology Officer for BRIX Holdings, LLC and its portfolio of brands, Red Mango, Friendly’s, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, Smoothie Factory, Souper Salad, and Humble Donuts. Prior to joining BRIX Holdings team, she spent more than 15 years as a technology and operational leader for global restaurant organizations. She was most recently Chief Information Officer at Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., where she led the technology group driving significant growth across all their channels and brands. Prior to Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, she led all restaurant technology for the global TGI Friday’s chain, where she focused on improving and integrating all systems-enabled initiatives for their in-store experiences. Carissa also serves as Co-Chair for the Dallas Chapter of the International Food and Beverage Technology Association (IFBTA).
Sessions for Carissa De Santis, PMP
Drive-Thru, Curbside and Off prem: Innovations and Best PracticesLocation: Ft. Worth 1-2
Join an informative and interactive panel with leading restaurant brand leaders on a panel to discuss challenges, innovations, and best practices in drive-thru, curbside and off-premises services to enhance the guest experience, secure employees, and decrease operational complexity.
Innovation Forum Speaker
Carissa De Santis, PMP
BRIX Holdings, LLC