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Featured Speakers

Arjun
Chakravarti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management & Marketing
IIT Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology

Lizzy
Freier

Managing Editor
Technomic

Aimee
Harvey

Managing Editor
Technomic

Steven
Levitan

Award Winner Creator, Writer and Director
ABC's Modern Family

Sarah
Lockyer

Senior Vice President, Content
Restaurant Business Magazine

Sara
Monnette

Vice President of Innovation
Technomic

Joe
Pawlak

Managing Principal
Technomic

Pat
Riley

President
Miami Heat

Kelly
Weikel

Director, Consumer Insights
Technomic

Educational Forums Speakers

Larry
Fiel

Director of Marketing
PDQ Signature Systems

Natalie
Anderson-Liu

VP of Brand
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

Mary
Aregoni

CEO & Founder
Saigon Sisters

Pat
Cobe

Senior Editor
Restaurant Business Magazine and FoodService Director Magazine

Kat
Connor

Co-Founder
XO Marshmallow

Neil
Culbertson

Founder and President
Growth Partners, LLC

Mark
Earnest

Senior Director, QA
Captain D's

Janet
Erickson

Owner
48 North Supply Chain Consulting, LLC

Angela
Fernandez

Vice President, Retail Grocery & Foodservice
GS1 US

Victor
Fernandez

Executive Director, Insights & Knowledge
TDn2K

Anand
Gala

Managing Partner
Gala Capital Partners

Steve
Grover

Executive Vice President, Purchasing & Development
COSI Restaurants

Matt
Harding

Director of Culinary
Piada Italian Street Food

Heather
Lalley

Editor, Foodservice Group
Winsight, LLC

Louis
Maskin

Senior Strategist
The Culinary Edge

Dennis
Monroe

Co-Founder and Chairman
Monroe Moxness Berg PA

Dave
Ponce

Chief Marketing Officer & Partner
Wings Etc. Inc.

Gracie
Prasanson

Director of Sales
Jason's Deli

Paul
Rocchio

Vice President, Development & Member Services
IFA

Peter
Romeo

Editor-at-Large
Winsight Media

Dan
Rowe

Founder and CEO | Managing Partner
Fransmart | Kitchen Fund

Spencer
Rubin

Founder & CEO
Melt Shop

Sara
Rush Wirth

Managing Editor
Winsight, LLC

Roy
Salins

Partner
Davis Wright Tremaine

Mark
Siebert

CEO
iFranchise Group, Inc.

Stewart
Slocum

CMO
Newk's Eatery

Andy
Wiederhorn

CEO
FAT Brands

Rob
Wilder

Co-Founder|CEO
ThinkFoodGroup|WineGame

60+Speakers
700Attendees