Speakers

An exceptional list of industry experts and thought-provoking keynoters

Featured Speakers

Susan Adzick

Vice President, Sales and Marketing
McLane Foodservice, Inc.

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Selim Bassoul

Chairman & CEO
The Middleby Corporation

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Paul Brown

CEO
Arby's Restaurant Group

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Eric Chester

Award-Winning Speaker and Best-Selling Author on Employee Engagement, Workplace Culture, and the Millennial Mindset

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Greg Creed

CEO
Yum! Brands

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Robert Cresanti

President & Chief Executive Officer
International Franchise Association

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Janina Delloca-Pawlowski

Brand Manager, Multicultural Marketing
Dunkin' Brands

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Lorna Donatone

CEO, North America
Sodexo

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Doug Ducey

Governor
State of Arizona

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Pete Filiaci

Vice President of Strategy and Insights
Univision Communication

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Suzanne Greco

President and CEO
SUBWAY

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G.J. Hart

Executive Chairman and CEO
California Pizza Kitchen

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Hattie Hill

President and CEO
Women's Foodservice Forum

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Anika Khan

Managing Director, Senior Economist
Wells Fargo Securities, Wells Fargo & Company

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Brian Little, Ph.D.

Distinguished Scholar, Department of Psychology
Cambridge University

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John Miller

President and CEO
Denny's Corporation

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Indra Nooyi

Chairman and CEO
PepsiCo

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Todd Penegor

President and CEO
The Wendy’s Company

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Marie Perry

EVP, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer
Jamba Juice, Inc.

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Sarah Quinlan

Senior Vice President, Market Insights
MasterCard

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Tim Ryan, Ph.D.

President
The Culinary Institute of America

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Marc Scibilia

Singer and Songwriter

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Billy Shore

Founder and CEO
Share Our Strength / No Kid Hungry

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Timothy J. Sloan

Chief Executive Officer and President
Wells Fargo & Company

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Dawn Sweeney

President and CEO
National Restaurant Association

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Clarice Turner

CEO
Boudin Bakery

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Dana Baggett

Director of Client Marketing – Restaurant
Valassis

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Mike Bell

COO & President
Bridg

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Patrick Benasillo

President | Executive Vice President
Studio D Creative | Visual Graphic Systems, Inc.

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Jeff Bickel

Chief Product Officer
Zipscene

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Keenan Baldwin

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
SiteZeus

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Rick Borchers

President & COO
Davco Restaurants

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John Buckner

Vice President, Marketing
S&D Coffee Tea

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David Cantu

Chief Customer Officer & Co-Founder
HotSchedules

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Tyler Carlson

VP of Sales
SiteZeus

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Mario G. Ceste, J.D., CFSP

CEO
Kitchen Brains

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Chris Covelli

Founder & Managing Partner
Get Fried Franchise Group, LLC

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Erle Dardick

Founder and CEO
The Catering Institute

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Marc DeFigueiredo

Senior Vice President, Managing Director
Rauxa

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Wally Doolin

Former CEO | Chairman & Founder
TGI Fridays™, la Madeleine and Buca di Beppo | TDn2K

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Melissa Doolin-Koehne

Executive Director of Business Development
TDn2K

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Jason Dorsey

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
The Center for Generational Kinetics

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Brian J. Duncan

Co-Founder
Chowly, Inc.

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Stacy Deprey-Purper

Founder
Better AD Network

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Andrew Eck

Director of Marketing
The Halal Guys

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David Eha

Director National Accounts
Restaurant Technologies

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Stephen Farr-Jones

President
ADM Marketing

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Kevin Foreman

GM for GeoAnalytics
INRIX, Inc.

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Tamala Fowler

Senior Vice President of Retail Sales and International Development
Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

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Jeff Fromm

President
FutureCast

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Brooks Goldade

Digital Experience and Innovation
Buffalo Wild Wings

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Mark Greenawalt

Senior Director - Global Retail Safe and Cash Management
Crane Payment Innovations

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Mac Gregory

CEO
Saint Marc USA

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Michael Harrison

Managing Director
Winterberry Group

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Paul Hineman

Chief Financial Officer
First Watch

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Mark Johnson

Vice-President Team Solutions – Restaurant
Valassis

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David Jones

Co-Founder
Blazing Onion

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Prakash Karamchandani

Co-Founder
Balance Pan-Asian Grille

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Mike Keeler

Former Head of Safety
Yum! Brands and Bloomin' Brands

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Valerie Killifer

Media Services
P-O-P Content & Communications

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Riley Kirchoff

Graphic Designer
Cousins Subs

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Amrit Kirpalani

CEO & Founder
NectarOM

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Michael Lastoria

CEO & Co-Founder
&pizza

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Mike Lukianoff

Chief Analytics Officer
Fishbowl

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Joe Macchio

VP Strategic Partnerships
Dinova, Inc.

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Ivan Matkovic

CEO & Founder
Spendgo

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Donny McKay

Vice President of Smart Safes
American Security Products Company

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Vance Miller

Account Executive
Paytronix Systems, Inc.

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Hope Neiman

Tillster
CMO

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Patrick Noone

Executive Vice President
Technomic

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David Norman

CEO
Davco Restaurants

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Gerrine Pan

Founder
Relevant Mobile

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Joe Pawlak

Managing Principal, Advisory Group
Technomic

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Stephen Polanski

Senior Vice President
Buxton

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Doug Reifschneider

25+ Year Industry Veteran

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Hudson Riehle

Senior Vice President, Research & Knowledge Group
National Restaurant Association

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Steven Roberts

Founder & President
AccSys, Inc.

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Kelly Roddy

President
Schlotzsky's

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Carlos Saavedra

Senior Director, Culture Strategy & Innovation
PepsiCo

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Jennifer Schuler

Chief Marketing Officer
Wetzel's Pretzels

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Gail Seanor

Sr. Director, Marketing Technology
TGI Fridays™

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Dr. Deepak Sekar

CEO and Founder
Chowbotics

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Jerry Shen

Director of Digital Marketing
Blaze Pizza

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Stewart Slocum

Chief Marketing Officer
Newk's Eatery

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Jim Steinberg

Director of Enterprise Partnerships
LoyaltyPlant Inc.

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Anne Sullivan

Vice President of Asset Protection & Risk Management
CKE Restaurants Holdings

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Doug Sutton

President
Steritech

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Darren Tristano

Chief Insights Officer
Winsight, LLC

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Jason Valentine

Vice President of Operations
Cousins Subs

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Mary Ventura

Sr. Director of Technology
Delaware North Travel Hospitality

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Megan Wendt

Training Coordinator
Cousins Subs

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