Why Attend?

Success in restaurant technology requires a team approach, a common vision and commitment to the future. Attending the MURTEC will give you new resources, new information and new tools to make necessary strategic decisions for your future success.

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Work Together to Do Better - join the Restaurant Technology Network.
“Technology solutions inside our operations and in the hands of our guests are fundamental to our growth strategy. MURTEC enables me to learn from my peers and to assess the best technology solution providers in our industry, equipping me to do a better job for Bloomin Brands.”   EVP & CTO, Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.  
Who You'll Meet:
  • Tech-savvy and growth-oriented restaurant companies
  • Top executives (including C-suite and VP level executives) across technology, finance, operations and marketing
  • CEOs/Presidents/Owners
  • Restaurant Groups, Franchises and Independent Operators across full-service, fast casual and quick-service brands

IT Manager, &pizza

IT Manager, 5th Ave Restaurant Group

VP of Business and Brand Performance, A&W Food Services Canada Inc.

IT Manager, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

IT Director, AFC Brands

Director, AMC

Project Manager, AMC

Program Manager, AMC

CIO, Amirian & Company

CFO, Amirian & Company

Manager, Field Service IT, Amirian & Company

Director of I.T., Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

Director of Operations, Atlantic Region Food Corp

Chief Operations Officer, Aurify Brands

VP Analytics, b.good

IT Manager, Bar Louie Restaurant Operations

Director of IT, Bar Louie Restaurant Operations

CEO, BeyondCurious

CFO, Big Dog's Hospitality Group

General Manager, Big Dog's Hospitality Group

I.T. / P.O.S. Director, Bill Miller Bar B-Q Ltd.

Director of IT, Biscuitville

Vice President of IT Services, Black Bear Diners, Inc.

CFO, Blaze Pizza

GVP & General Manager, Off-Premises Dining, Bloomin' Brands, Inc

Sr. Director , Bloomin' Brands, Inc.

Accounting Manager, BMW Management, Inc.

CEO, BMW Management, Inc.

CFO, BMW Management, Inc.

Sr Business Analyst, Bobby Cox Companies

POS Manager, Bobby Cox Companies

Sr Director of IS Technical Services, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

VP of IS, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, INC.

Sr. Network & Security Manager, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

Director of Restaurant Systems, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

Executive VP & CFO, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.

Senior Director of Systems Operations, Boston Market Corp.

Sr. Director, IT, Boston Market Corp.

Director, Client Services , Boston Pizza International Inc.

Manager, Digital Platforms, IT, Boston Pizza International Inc.

Senior Support Manager, Client Services, Boston Pizza International Inc.

CIO, BowleroCorp Bowlmor AMF

Director, Revenue Management, Boyd Gaming

Chief Digital Officer, Brinker International

Senior Manager Restaurant Systems, Brinker International

VP, Information Technology​, Brinker International

Franchise Technology Advisor, Bruster's Real Ice Cream

CTO, Burger Boss

President/Founder, Burger Boss

Owner/COO, Burger Boss

Director of Marketing, Burgerville, LLC

Director of IT, Burgerville, LLC

Chief Experience Officer, Caesar's Entertainment

President, Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre

COO, Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre

IT Director, Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre

VP, IT, Cafe Zupas

VP of Franchise Development, CaliBurger

CEO, Caliburger

Restaurant Systems Manager, California Fish Grill

Senior Director of IT, California Fish Grill

Sr. Director IT, California Pizza Kitchen

Director of the Hospitality Technology Research Institute, California State University

Director of Information Technology, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Information Technology Senior Manager, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Sr. Director Accounting and Finance, Campero USA Corp.

IT Manager, Campero USA Corp.

IT Manager, Capriottis Sandwich Shop

President , Capriottis Sandwich Shop

Director of IT, Capriottis Sandwich Shop

IT Manager, Capstone Restaurant Group

Director of IT, Capstone Restaurant Group

CEO, CC Holdings, Inc.

COO, CC Holdings, Inc.

Director of Operations, CC Holdings, Inc.

Director Store Solutions Delivery, CEC Entertainment Inc.

Corporate F&B Systems & Project Manager, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

CEO, Centura

Director of Operations, Centura

Systems Administrator, Cerca Trova Restaurant Concepts

IT Manager, Cerca Trova Restaurant Concepts

Sr. Director, Information Technology, Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.

Sr. Mgr Restaurant Technologies, Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.

Director, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Director, Operator Technology Solutions, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

VP OF IT, Chicken Salad Chick

CFO, China Grill Management

IT Manager, China Grill Management

VP of IT, Chopt Creative Salad Co

Sr. Director, Information Technology, Church's Chicken

Director, IT, Chuy's Opco, Inc.

IT Manager, Chuy's Opco, Inc.

Director Solutions Architect, City Barbeque

CIO, City Barbeque

Systems Manager - IT, City Barbeque

CIO, CKE Restaurants

Sr Business Analyst, CKE Restaurants

Senior Director, Technology Analysis, CompTIA

Managing Director, ConStrata Technology Consulting

SVP of IT, Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Solution Architect , Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Director of I.T., Costa Vida

VP of IT, Craft​W​orks Restaurants & Breweries

Sr. Manager of Loyalty and CRM, CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries

Finance, Crazy Bowls & Wraps

Director of I.T., Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts

Sr. IT Business Analyst, Culver Franchising

Director of IT, D'Amico and Partners Inc.

Vice President IT Business Solutions, Darden

Restaurant Systems Manager, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

Chief Technology Officer, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

Director, Solutions and Quality, Del Taco

Vice President of Direct Sales , Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

Vice President, IT, DineEquity

CEO, Dos Toros Taqueria

Director Of Technology, Dos Toros Taqueria

Dean, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University

Jr Business Intelligence Analyst, Dutch Bros Coffee

Director of Excellence , Dutch Bros Coffee

GM, Eats On Lex

Co-founder & CEO, eatsa

VP Information Technology, El Pollo Loco Inc.

Sr. Director of Information Technology, Elior North America

Digital Manager, Elior North America

Controller, Elizabeth Blau & Associates

VP of Restaurant Operations, Elizabeth Blau & Associates

Attendee Development Supervisor, EnsembleIQ

Manager, Restaurant Systems, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Chief Information Officer, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Mgr, POS Engineering and Support, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Director of IT, Fire and Vine Hospitality

Director of Information Technology, Firebirds International

Manager of Restaurant Systems, Firehouse Subs

VP of IT, Firehouse Subs

Systems Business Engineer, Firehouse Subs

Director of IT, Fireman Hospitality Group

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Five Guys Enterprises, LLC

VP Information Technology, Five Guys Enterprises, LLC

Director of Restaurant Technology, Five Guys Enterprises, LLC.

IT Director, Five Guys Intl.

Restaurant Technology Manager - Apple American Group, Flynn Restaurant Group LLC

Restaurant Technology Manager - PanAmerican , Flynn Restaurant Group LLC

Senior Director, Restaurant Systems, Flynn Restaurant Group LLC

Director of IT, Ford Restaurant Group

Chief Technology Officer, Formerly of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.

IT Director, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

VP, Finance, Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Director of Technology, FreeRange Concepts

Director IS/IT, Frisch's Restaurants

Owner, Frisco's Carhop Diner & Catering

Owner, Frisco's Carhop Diner & Catering

Manger of IT Services, Front Burner

CFO, FSC Franchise Co, LLC

COO, FSC Franchise Co, LLC

VP of IT Operations, Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Sr Manager - Information Systems, Gala Corporation

Director of restaurant systems , Galardi Group

Retail Enterprise Information System Analyst, Ghirardelli - IT Dept

VP of IT, Gibsons Restaurant Group

IT Manger, Gibsons Restaurant Group

Director of IT, Global Franchise Group

Marketing, Go Greek Yogurt

VP of IT, Golden Tree Restaurants

Manager, Information Technology, GOSH Enterprises

Director of IT, Granite City Food and Brewery

Head Geek, Grill Concepts, Inc.

IT Manager, Grill Concepts, Inc.

Information Technology Manager, Grimaldi's Pizzeria

Manager of IT Services, Halo Top Scoop Shop

Director of System Services, Hat Creek Burgers

Dir I.T., Hat Creek Burgers

CFO, Hideaway Pizza

IT Director, Hideaway Pizza

Senior Accountant, Hideaway Pizza

IT Analyst, Hideaway Pizza

Vice President, Hillstone Restaurant Group

Corporate Counsel and Director of Information Technology Systems, HIllstone Restaurant Group

I.T. Field Support Manager, Hofman Hospitality Group

Director of Information Technology, Hofman Hospitality Group

Chief Financial Officer, Hooters Management Corp

Area Supervisor, Hooters Management Corp

Chief Technology Officer , Hooters Management Corp

Controller, Hooters Management Corp

Chief Information Officer, Hooters of America, LLC

Director of Information Systems, Hooters of America, LLC

Sr Software Engineer, Hooters of America, LLC

Owner, HotBox Pizza

VP of Information Technology, Huddle House

Controller, Hudsons Canada's Pub

Store Technology Consultant, Hungry Howie's Pizza

Director of IT, Hungry Howie's Pizza

Chief Financial Officer, Innovative Dining Group

Director of Financial Reporting, Innovative Dining Group

CEO, Intelligent Transactions

Director of IT Analytics, International Coffee & Tea, LLC

CTO, iPic Entertainment

Director of IT, Islands Restaurants

CFO, Islands Restaurants

Director of Innovation, Jack in the Box

Enterprise Architect, Jack in the Box

Sr. Systems Analyst, Jack In The Box

Asst. IT Director, Jason's Deli

CEO, Java Time

Director of Information Technology, JCK Companies

IT Director, Johnny's Pizza House, Inc.

Equity Partner, JP Fuji

IT Manager, King Taco Restaurants Inc

VP IT, Kolache Factory

Chief Development Officer, Kolache Factory

President, Kosher In Midtown

Vice President of Technology, Lazy Dog Restaurants LLC

Vice President of Information Technology, Le Duff America

Vice President of Human Resources, Le Duff America

CEO, Legendary Restaurants

Founder , Lemonade Restaurant Group/ Square Peg Hospitality

CEO, Livit Designs

Chief Information Officer, Logan's Roadhouse, Inc.

Sr. Director of Restaurant Systems, Logan's Roadhouse, Inc.

Executive Director of IT, Luby's

Technology Manager, Luna Grill

IT/Technical Support Administrator, Luna Grill

VP - Technology, Manna Inc.

Systems and Projects Director, Manna, Inc

Sr. Business Analyst, Marco's Franchising, LLC

VP CIO, Marco's Franchising, LLC

RMS/IT Manager , Marco's Franchising, LLC

Global Senior Dir of F&B Tech/POS, Marriott International

CEO, Mascott Corporation

Business Solutions Executive IT, MGM Resorts International

Systems Administrator, Miguel's Restaurant

Operations, MixtGreens

VP of IT, MOD Pizza

Director of Information Technology, Modern Market

Director of Information Technology, Momofuku

Information Systems Coordinator, Monical Pizza Corporation

Marketing Coordinator, Monical Pizza Corporation

IT Manager, MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

IT Manager, MRG / Rock and Brews

Chief Information Officer, MUY

Group Head of Operations Technology, Nando's

Chief Architect, Nando's

Partner, Nando's

Sr. Programmer Analyst, NBC Universal

VP - IT, Noodles & Company

Vice President of IT, Noon Mediterranean

Director of IT, Norm's Restaurants

Sr Director IT/Administrative Services, Northland Management Services

Store Systems Manager, Northland Management Services

Director, Restaurant Systems, On the Border Restaurants

Director of People Development, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Franchise Advisory Council Chairman, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Vice President, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

Information Technology Director, Oregano’s Pizza Bistro Inc

Director, Information Security & IT Service Delivery, P.F. Chang's

Sr. Director - IT Applications, P.F. Chang's

CIO, P.F. Chang's

Senior Manager, IT Service Delivery, Panago Pizza Inc

Vice President, Information Systems, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

POS Systems Analyst, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Sr. Manager, Network Infrastructure, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Sr Mgr, IS Innovation, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Sr. POS Specialist, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

VP Cafe Operations & Business Services Support, Panera, LLC

Director, Panera To You Technology Lead, Panera, LLC

Senior Manager, Software Implementation Services, Panera, LLC

Sr Project Manager - Field Serivces, Panera, LLC

Vice President, Information Technology, Papa Gino's

VP, Papa John's

Manager, Papa John's

Sr Director International Hardware and Support, Papa John's Intl.

Director Store Solutions, Business Technology, Papa Murphy's

Enterprise Architect, Paradies Lagardere

Sr. Director - Procurement, Paradies Lagardere

Chief Technical Officer, Paradigm Investment Group, LLC.

President of Operations , Parker Restaurant Group

CEO, Parker Restaurant Group

Director of Operations, Parker Restaurant Group

IT Director, Patxi's Pizza

Manager, Pedaler’s Fork

Manager, Pedaler’s Fork

Sr. Director, IT - Retail, Peet's Coffee

Senior Manager, Retail IT, Peet's Coffee

Vice President of Information Technology, Pei Wei

IT Director, Peterson-Burge Enterprises

Digital Marketing Manager, Pita Pit

IT Director, Pizza Properties, Inc.

IT Manager, Pizza Properties, Inc.

Director, Information Technology, Polly's Inc

IT Staff, Portillo's Hot Dogs, LLC

VP, Information Technology, Potbelly Sandwich Shop

IT Manager, Primanti Bros

Owner, Puritan & Company

Director of Information Technology, QK Holdings LLC

Restaurant IT Manager, QK Holdings LLC

Senior Manager, IT Purchasing, QSCC

Associate Manager of IT Purchasing, QSCC

Manager - IT Purchasing, QSCC

Area Manager/IT, R.U.M. Enterprises

CFO, R.U.M. Enterprises

IT, Raising Canes

It System Manager, Raising Canes

IT Director, Raising Canes

VP IT, Raising Canes

VP Information Technology, Rave Restaurant Group

Director of Technology, Reach Restaurant Group

Chief Technology Officer, Reach Restaurant Group

SVP Information Technology, Red Lobster Food Company

Partner, Results thru Strategy

IT Director, Robeks Corp

SVP - Technology & Strategy, Rock and Brews

VP of IT, Romano's Macaroni Grill

COO , Romano's Macaroni Grill

Corporate IT Manager, Roy Rogers Restaurants

POS Manager, Rubio's

Sr. Systems Analyst, Ryman Hospitality Properties

COO, Salata

Software Developer, Salata

Digital Media, Salata

CFO, Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill

Senior IT Director, Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill

IT, Sasnak Management

Marketing, Sasnak Management

Director of IT, Sasnak Management

President, Sasnak Management

CFO, Sasnak Management


Director, Digital & Loyalty, Service Inspired Restaurants

Director of Information Technology, Silver Diner Inc.

Operations Manager, Simmonds Restaurant Holdings

Restaurant Systems Manager, Sizzler USA

PMO Director, Sizzler USA

VP-Finance, CFO, Skyline Chili

VP Finance, Slim Chickens

VP Of Franchise Operations, Slim Chickens

Special Projects, Smashburger

Director of Restaurant Systems, Smashburger

Manager, Network and Security, Smashburger

VP of IT, Smashburger

VP, Business Integration & Technology, Smoothie King Franchises, Inc.

Sr IT Director, SMS Holdings

IT Director, Snooze Eatery

Hospitality Technology Analyst, Sonesta Hotels & Resorts

VP Systems Support Services, Sonic

Director Retail Systems, Sonic

Director, Technology Implementation, Sonic

VP Brand Technology, Sonic

CIO, Sonny's BBQ/ 3CIOs

CFO, Spangles Inc.

VP of IT Ops, Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

Director of Operations, Spinato's Pizzeria

Training Manager, Spinatos Pizza

VP of Technology, Sprinkles Cupcakes

Vice President, Information Technology, SSP America Inc

CFO, SSP America Inc


StratPOS, Starbucks Coffee Company

IT Director, Starr Restaurants

IT Systems Specialist, sweetgreen

Accounting Manager, sweetgreen

VP, Digital and Future Works, Taco Bell

Information Technology, Taco Bell

Senior Manager, Taco Bell

Senior Director, All Access, Taco Bell

CIO, Taco Bell

Digital Innovation Manager , Taco Bell

Senior Director, IT, Taco Bueno Restaurants

VP of Operations, Taco John’s International, Inc.

IT Director, Taco John’s International, Inc.

Senior Restaurant Technology Manager, Taco John’s International, Inc.

Vice President, Information Technology, Taco Mac Restaurant Group

Digital Experience Manager, Taco Time NW

Restaurant Technology Manager, Taco Time NW

Director of Development, Taziki's

Director of Business Development, Taziki's

Director of Cloud Services, Taziki's

CEO - Technology, Taziki's

CIO and CSO, TGI Fridays

Sr. Director, Customer Strategy, TGI Fridays

Sr. Director, Marketing Technology, TGI Fridays

Senior Systems Analyst, The Cheesecake Factory

Business Analyst, The Cheesecake Factory

Sr. Director - Information Technology, The Cheesecake Factory

Founder, The Geek Squad

VP of IT, The Habit Burger

CIO, The Habit Burger Grill

CFO, The Kitchen Restaurant Group

Director of IT Operations, The Krystal Company

Owner/Manager, The Lion

Director of Accounting, Thomas Keller Restaurant Group

Director Technology, TooJays Management

Technology Operations, Torchy's Tacos

IT Technician, Torchy's Tacos

Director of Operations, Trapper's Sushi

IT Director, Trapper's Sushi

President, Trapper's Sushi

Director of Technology, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, LLC

VP of IT, True Food Kitchen

IT Manager, True Food Kitchen

Partner, Tucano's Brazilian Grill

Director, Tucano's Brazilian Grill

Director of IT and Purchasing, Tumbleweed

Executive ​Director, U.S Payments Forum

Director of IT, Ultra Steak

Director IT, United States Beef Corporation

Vice President, Technology, United States Beef Corporation

Assoc. Professor of Hospitality IT, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Assistant Professor, University of Nevada Las Vegas

CIO, Uno Pizzeria & Grill

Network/Security Administrator, Urban Plates

VP IT, Urban Plates

Senior Director of IT, Veggie Grill

Systems Consultant, Veggie Grill

Manager, Wendy's

People Systems & Solutions Director, Whataburger

Manager RT Business Analysis, Whataburger

Manager of Hospitality Systems, Whole Foods Market

COO, Wild Eggs

President, Wild Eggs

CFO, Wing Zone

Director of Technology Development, Wings Etc., Inc.

CEO, Wings Etc., Inc.

VP Corporate Systems & Infrastructure, Wingstop

Senior Director of IT, WKS Restaurant Group

IT Support Manager, Wood Ranch BBQ and Grill

IT Director, Wood Ranch BBQ and Grill

CFO, World Famous Fare

VP Operations, World Famous Fare

GM, Pizza Hut Technology Ventures, Yum! Brands - Pizza Hut International

“There is no better networking opportunity with your colleagues and vendors than at MURTEC!”
— Director of IT, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

“Each year MURTEC provides a great opportunity to learn from industry peers, measure where our brand is, and gain solutions to our existing problems. Without question it is the conference I cannot afford to miss.”
— Director of IT, Hungry Howies