Innovation Forum Speaker

Josh Patchus

Founder and Chief Data Scientist
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PXY Data

Josh Patchus is the Founder and Chief Data Scientist of PXY Data, a data design agency helping restaurant and retail brands solve their most complex business problems with customer insights and smart technology solutions. Previously, Josh was the Chief Data Scientist & Director of Technology at CAVA, the high-growth Mediterranean restaurant brand. Through building tools, custom benchmarks, and apps, Josh built an award-winning culture of data at CAVA, making both internally business practices and the guest experience innovative and intelligent.

Josh's career also includes data science roles at a consumer technology companies including Gamechanger, LivingSocial, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Josh earned both his Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Statistics from the George Washington University. He is an avid data lover even in his hobbies: sports, weather, transportation, and coffee. Josh even uses spreadsheets to track all the coffee shops he visits and Liverpool matches he's watched… he hasn't missed one in nine years.



The fast casual was honored, along with Wingstop and 7-Eleven, by the editors of Restaurant Business at the FSTEC conference.

Domino’s Pizza has been named the most innovative restaurant company in tech and honored with the 2018 Tech Accelerator of the Year award by Restaurant Business.

The chicken chain is testing voice-activated technology, social media and QR codes to improve training and the work environment.

FSTEC and Restaurant Business announce the Tech Accelerator Awards for 2018.