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Speakers

An exceptional list of experts and thought-provoking keynoters.

General Session

Marc
Abrahams

Creator and Founder | Founder and Editor
IG Nobel Prizes | Annals of Improbable Research

Jared
Cohen

Founder & CEO | Author
Jigsaw

Carissa
De Santis

VP Restaurant Solutions
TGI Fridays

Sterling
Douglass

Co-Founder & CEO
Chowly

Terry
Erdle

Chief Operating Officer
National Restaurant Association

Don
Fox

CEO
Firehouse of America, LLC

Ron
Galloway

Founder
818 Research LP

Noah
Glass

Founder & CEO
Olo

Kevin
Jaskolka

Vice President, Marketing
ParTech, Inc.

Chris
Keating

Group President, Restaurant Media & Events
Winsight, LLC

Steve
Kennedy

Director of Digital Marketing and Media
Domino's

Jim
McKelvey

Co-Founder | Founder
Square | LaunchCode

Sherif
Mityas

Chief Experience Officer
TGI FRIDAYS

Sara
Monnette

Vice President of Innovation
Technomic

Joe
Pawlak

Managing Principal
Technomic

Sara
Rush Wirth

Executive Editor
Winsight, LLC

Carin
Stutz

Former EVP and COO
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Kerry
Takahashi

Senior Product Manager
Zume Inc.

Mike
Wior

CEO and Co-Founder
Omnivore

Don
Zimmerman

General Manager, Global Hospitality Group
NCR Corporation

Boot Camps and Education Workshops

John
Enzmann

National Sales Executive
Xenial

Paula
Carren

Vice President, Marketing
Qu

Gabe
Connell

Owner
HotBox Pizza

Vince
Crimaldi

Vice President, Retail and Restaurants
Capgemini

Partha
Das

Practice Lead, Travel and Hospitality
Cognizant

Sterling
Douglass

Co-Founder & CEO
Chowly

Tamy
Duplantis

VP of IT
Le Duff America

Keith
Fitzgerald

VP of Technology
HoneyGrow

Mathew
Focht

CEO
Tipzyy

Stuart
Gavurin

Chief Executive Officer
OpSense by Mission Data

Jessica
Gibson-Conlon

Culture Director
McNellie's

John
Gigliotti

Director, Information Technology
Chuy's

Zach
Goldstein

CEO & Founder
Thanx Inc

Louis
Grande

SVP of Information Technology
Red Lobster

Tim
Griffin

Chief Technology Officer
Userful Corporation

Jon
Hartis

CTO
Reach Restaurant Group

Jena
Henderson

Vice President, Growth
Saladworks

Erika
Jelovsek

Director of Operations
Altametrics

Justin
Keenen

CIO
Datum Technologies

Jeff
Kent

SVP, Information Technology
Flynn Restaurant Group

Cory
Kiesel

Director of Business Development
STRATACACHE

Erick
Kobres

Chief Technology Officer
Revel Systems

Ram
Krishnan

CEO
Buzztime

Joseph
Lawton

COO
Chowly

Alan
Lovelace

VP of IT
RPM Pizza

John
Lowe

CEO
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

John
Meister

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Panera Bread

Alex
Mooney

Head of Innovation Food & Dining
UNiDAYS

Ram "Muthu"
Muthukrishnan

Vice President - Advanced Analytics & Consulting
HAVI

Elizabeth
Nolan

Manager of Operations & Franchise Services
The Simple Greek

Niko
Papademetriou

Vice President, Major Accounts and Business Development
Qu

Josh
Patchus

Chief Data Scientist
CAVA

Rik
Reinhardt

Senior Manager, Property Technology
Sage Restaurant Group

Vladik
Rikhter

CEO
Zenput

Sion
Roberts

Executive Vice President, Retail Markets - Americas
Glory

Matt
Robinett

Digital Lead, Travel and Hospitality
Cognizant

Paul
Rubin

Chief Strategy Officer
ParTech, Inc.

Jessica
Sargent

Director, Product Marketing
Toast

Joe
Scargill

Electronic Crimes Task Force Special Agent
United States Secret Service

Ethan
Selfridge

Principal Inventive Scientist
Interactions

Stephen
Smittle

Chief Operating Officer
Gusto Farm to Street

Tim
Tang

Product Marketing Director
Hughes

Tara
Townsley

Director, Information Technology
Pizza Hut, Inc.

Trent
Tursi

Director, Digital Transformation
CompuCom

Oliver
Vagner

General Manager, Consumer Engagement, Industry Solutions Group
NCR Corporation

Michael
Verdesca

Executive Vice President & CIO
Focus Brands

Charles "Chas"
Wurster

Chief Technology Officer
ParTech,Inc.

Veronica
Zemon

Director of Business Development
Tipzyy

Michael
Zettler

Business & Partner Development
The Kroger Co.

70+Speakers
1kAttendees