SPEAKERS
Wade Allen
Wade Allen
Brinker International
SVP, Head of Innovation
Brian Anderson
Brian Anderson
Modern Restaurant Concepts
Director of Technology
Chris Andrews
Chris Andrews
Smoothie King
CIO
Nikki Barua
Nikki Barua
BeyondCurious
Co-Founder and CEO
Karen Bird
Karen Bird
Hooters of America
Chief Information Officer
Alex Birnbaum
Alex Birnbaum
Results Thru Strategy
Partner
Maryann Byrdak
Maryann Byrdak
Potbelly Sandwich Works
SVP, Information Technology
Benjamin Calleja
Benjamin Calleja
Livit Design
CEO
Daniel Connolly
Daniel Connolly
Drake University
Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration
Doug Cook
Doug Cook
Sonic Drive-In
Vice President & Chief Architect
Dorothy Creamer
Dorothy Creamer
Hospitality Technology
Editor-in-Chief
Scott Curry
Scott Curry
Craft​W​orks Restaurants & Breweries
VP of IT
Chris Demery
Chris Demery
Bloomin' Brands, Inc
GVP & General Manager, Off-Premises Dining
Flavio Diomede
Flavio Diomede
Starbucks
Director, Product Engineering, Retail
Sterling Douglass
Sterling Douglass
Chowly
Co-Founder & CEO
Joseph Essas
Joseph Essas
OpenTable
Chief Technology Officer
Louis Grande
Louis Grande
Red Lobster
SVP IT
John Huddle
John Huddle
Silver Diner Inc.
Director of Information Technology
Todd Kaufman
Todd Kaufman
SSP America Inc
VP of IT
Skip Kimpel
Skip Kimpel
4R Restaurant Group
CIO
Tom Lindblom
Tom Lindblom
Formerly of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.
Chief Technology Officer
Abby Lorden
Abby Lorden
Hospitality Technology, VP & Publisher
Co-Founder, RTN
Veronica Luna
Veronica Luna
Taco Bell
Sr. Digital Innovation Manager
James Lux
James Lux
Papa Gino's
Vice President, Information Technology
Toby Malbec
Toby Malbec
TWM Insights LLC
Principal
Michael Marino
Michael Marino
Caesar's Entertainment
Chief Experience Officer
Carlo Martinez
Carlo Martinez
La Torta Plaza
Director of Restaurant Operations
Jim Melvin
Jim Melvin
Intelligent Transactions
CEO
John Miller
John Miller
CaliBurger/Cali Group
CEO
Sherif Mityas
Sherif Mityas
TGI Fridays
Chief Information Officer and VP Strategy & Brand Initiatives
Ryan Nowlin
Ryan Nowlin
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.
Chief Information Officer
Pankaj Patra
Pankaj Patra
Brinker International
VP Information Technology
Zerrick Pearson
Zerrick Pearson
Five Guys
VP Information Technology
Chris Ray
Chris Ray
Taco Mac Restaurant Group
Vice President, Information Technology
Seth Robinson
Seth Robinson
CompTIA
Senior Director, Technology Analysis
Jason Scoggins
Jason Scoggins
TGI Fridays
Sr. Director, Customer Strategy
Gail Seanor
Gail Seanor
TGI Fridays
Sr. Director, Marketing Technology
Jason Siska
Jason Siska
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries
Sr. Manager of Loyalty and CRM
Steve Smyth
Steve Smyth
Taco John's
Senior Operations Manager
Robert  Stephens
Robert Stephens
The Geek Squad
Founder
Randy Vanderhoof
Randy Vanderhoof
U.S Payments Forum
Executive ​Director
Mark Wayne
Mark Wayne
NuArx
Executive Vice President
MJ Worsham
MJ Worsham
Roy Rogers Restaurants
Corporate IT Manager
Tim Young
Tim Young
eatsa
Co-founder & CEO