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Speakers
Hear from over 40 of the biggest names in foodservice

Keynote Speakers

Tom
Bené

President & CEO, National Restaurant Association CEO, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Robert
Byrne

Director, Research and Insights
Technomic

Therese
Gearhart

President & CEO
Women’s Foodservice Forum

Wade
Hanson

Principal
Technomic

Michael
Lastoria

CEO and Co-Founder
&pizza

Jonathan
Maze

Editor-in-Chief
Restaurant Business Magazine

Patrick
Noone

Executive Vice President, Business Development
Technomic

Joe
Pawlak

Managing Principal
Technomic

Brett
Schulman

CEO
CAVA and Zoës Kitchen

Yancey
Strickler

Co-founder, Kickstarter

Anna
Tauzin

Chief Revenue & Innovation Officer
Texas Restaurant Association

Robert
Thompson

Founder & CEO
Thompson Growth Group

Britany
Trujillo

Research Analyst
Technomic

Melissa
Wilson

Principal
Technomic

Workshop Speakers

Scott
Boatwright

Chief Restaurant Officer
Chipotle Mexican Grill

Robert
Byrne

Director, Research and Insights
Technomic

Michael
Crouse

President U.S. Foodservice / Away From Home
Kraft Heinz Company

Doug
Davis

Sr. Director Global Food Safety
Marriott International

Kate
Jaspon

Chief Financial Officer
Dunkin’ Brands

Juan
Martinez

Principal & Founder
Profitality Labor Guru

Jonathan
Maze

Editor-in-Chief
Restaurant Business Magazine

Dr. Ruth
Petran

Senior Corporate Scientist, Food Safety and Public Health
Ecolab Inc.

Scott
Redler

Co-Founder & COO
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Rich
Shank

VP, Research and Insights
Technomic

Ed
Snodgrass

RD&E Program Leader, Institutional International & NA Corporate Account Technical Service
Ecolab

Anna
Tauzin

Chief Revenue & Innovation Officer
Texas Restaurant Association

Charles
Watson

Chief Executive Officer
Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Talks from the Top

Richard
Allison

Chief Executive Officer
Domino's

Paul
Brown

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Inspire Brands

David
Deno

Chief Executive Officer
Bloomin’ Brands

Greg
Flynn

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
Flynn Restaurant Group and Flynn Properties

David
Gibbs

CEO
Yum! Brands

Ron
Shaich

Managing Partner, Act III Holdings, and Founder and former Chairman & CEO
Panera Bread Co.

40+Speakers
25+Webinars