As VP of Innovation & Solutions, Keith is the driving force behind the innovation at Esper, a leader in DevOps for devices. As an avid early adopter, Keith’s love for technology feeds every aspect of Esper’s product, roadmap, and customer experience. His knowledge spans not only verticals, having worked in everything from industrial automation and warehousing to retail point-of-sale and consumer elections, and also the entire value chain of smart device solutions. Keith has deep customer empathy and know-how to get to the core of customers’ problems and identify solutions, having been on all sides of the product life cycle, from building and shipping solutions to making purchasing decisions. Previously, Keith led product management for a developer tools startup that was sold to Symantec and was at Microsoft working with MSDN, CryptoAPI, Windows CE/Platform Builder, and Windows Mobile. Keith has an MBA from the University of San Diego and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of the Pacific. He lives in the greater Seattle area.
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Give Old Technology the Chop: Why Restaurants Need AutomationLocation: Grapevine 6
Running your restaurant business on dedicated devices is not always easy - especially managing your devices across multiple locations. There are so many moving targets - and delaying or failing to implement digital transformation projects can be costly. With so many options and an extremely complex vendor landscape, Esper works with many hardware manufacturers and ISV’s to offer you a full stack solution. Whether this is to deploy an out-of-box experience, manage applications, our custom operating system, Esper offers you an end-to-end solution with full support.
With Esper, you can create purpose-built solutions across your operations that are optimized for creating an enhanced restaurant experience for your customer. Join Esper to learn more and hear from restaurant leaders as they share how they are taking full control of their dedicated devices.