Speakers

A


Scott Absher

CEO
ShiftPixy

Frances Allen

Chief Executive Officer
Boston Market

B


David Bement

Vice President of Sales
Tundra Restaurant Supply

Kevin Boehm

Co-Founder
Boka Restaurant Group

David Boenninghausen

Chief Executive Officer
Noodles & Company

Kevin Brady

Director of Restaurant
Lowell Cafe

C


Rob Carpenter

CEO
Valyant AI

Jodie Conrad

VP of Marketing
Fazoli's

Sheryl Coyne-Batson

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
TDn2K

D


Dilip DaSilva

Founder
Exponential

Gloria Dawson

Senior Editor
Nation's Restaurant News

Mario Del Pero

Co-Founder
Mendocino Farms

Cedric Dupont

Director of Product Management, Local ads
Google

E


Alice Elliot

Founder
The Elliot Group

Ernest Embola

VP Global Quality & Innovation
J.R. Simplot Company

William Eudy

Corporate Executive Chef
McAlister's Deli

F


Kelley Fechner

Director Customer Solutions
Datassential

Mike Fogarty

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Choice Market

Sam Fox

Founder
Flower Child/Fox Restaurant Concepts

G


Michelle Gauthier

Founder & CEO
Mulberry & Vine

Ozzie Godinez

CEO
PACO Collective

Howard Gordon

President
Gordon Hospitality Group

H


Brandon Hill

CIO & Co-Founder
Be The Change Revolutions

Adam Hirsen

Co-Founder & CEO
UPshow TV

Amanda Hite

CEO & Co-Founder
Be The Change Revolutions

Adam Hodak

Managing Partner & Beverage Director
Bonanno Concepts & Green Russell

Dave Hoffman

Chief Product Officer
Shift4 Payments

Andrea Hoover

Beverage Director
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Amir Hudda

CEO
Qu Beyond POS Inc.

I


Brian Ingram

Owner & Chef
BingConcepts LLC/Hope Breakfast Bar

J


Brent Johnson

CEO
Hoban Law Group

K


Joe Kefauver

Managing Partner
Align Public Strategies

Owen Klein

Vice President of Global Product Innovation
CKE Restaurants

Nancy Kruse

President
The Kruse Company

L


Jessica Larson

Sr. Director of Business Development
Tundra Restaurant Supply

Michael Lastoria

CEO & Co-Founder
&pizza

Fred LeFranc

Strategist & Facilitator
Results Thru Strategy

Jack Li

Haiku Master
Datassential

Alan Liddle

Senior Editor, Data and Event Content Director
Nation's Restaurant News

Igor Liskovets

Director of Global Online to Offline Advertising Solutions
Google

Kim Lopdrup

CEO
Red Lobster

Winston Lord

Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist
Venga

Mike Lukianoff


Data Science Expert & Entrepreneur

Nancy Luna

Senior Editor
Nation's Restaurant News

M


John Maguire

COO
MOD Pizza

Julie Masino

U.S. President
Taco Bell

Tiffany McClain

Sr. Director of Marketing
Mimi's Cafe

Tim McEnery

Founder & CEO
Cooper's Hawk Winery

Scott Moore

Founder
Maple Street Biscuit Company

O


Stephanie O'Rourk

Partner
CohnReznick,LLP

P


James Park

Chief Executive Officer
Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh

Brian Pearson

Chief Information Officer
STACKED Restaurants

Dennis Pierce

Executive Director, Dining
University of Connecticut

R


Hudson Riehle

Sr VP Research & Knowledge Group
National Restaurant Association

Michael Rosen

Founder & Managing Partner
The Crack Shack

Ron Ruggless

Senior Editor
Nation's Restaurant News

S


Becky Schilling

Editor-in-Chief
Supermarket News

Christopher Sebes

Partner
Results Thru Strategy

Mai Shi

Marketing & PR Lead
Kung Fu Tea

Alicia Sienne Voltmer

Of Counsel
Greenberg Traurig, LP

Tom Small

COO
Garden Bar by Evergreens

Liz Smith

Executive Chairman
Bloomin' Brands

Scott Svenson

Co-Founder
MOD Pizza

T


Scott Taylor

President and COO
Walk-On's Enterprises

Jeff Tolke

CEO
Compaction Technologies, Inc.

U


Scott Uehlein

Vice President of Product Innovation & Development
Sonic Drive-In

V


Gary Vaynerchuk

Bestselling author, venture capitalist and digital media vanguard
VaynerMedia

W


Brian Whitney

Vice President of Sales
Appetize Technologies, Inc.

Patrick Williams

National Beverage Director
Punch Bowl Social