The Westin Chicago Lombard

The 2024
Digital Transformation in Fast Casual and QSR Summit

June 11 – 12, 2024
Chicago, IL

2024 Thought Leaders

Andy Hooper

Andy Hooper

CEO


Hart House

Brooke Perry

Brooke Perry

VP, Marketing


Velvet Taco

Chase Wardrop

Chase Wardrop

Chief Operating Officer


Swig

Sara Kear

Sara Kear

CMO


Condado

Vanessa Varano

Vanessa Varano

VP of Learning and Development


Mac Haik

Dylan Roeder

Dylan Roeder

Chief Marketing Officer


Swig

Jonathan Greenlee

Jonathan Greenlee

Vice President, Sales & Marketing


Sparkfly

Alex Eagle

Alex Eagle

CEO


Freebirds World Burrito

Sana Mohammed

Sana Mohammed

Field Marketing Officer


McDonalds

David 'Rev' Ciancio

David 'Rev' Ciancio

Co-Founder & CMO


Handcraft Burgers and Brews

Peter Newlin

Peter Newlin

CVO/CXO


Birdcall

Harold Walters

Harold Walters

Co-Founder & CEO


Shootz Hawaiian

Jim Bitticks

Jim Bitticks

President & COO


Dave’s Hot Chicken

Hannah Lopez

Hannah Lopez

Director of Marketplace, Food Service

Plant Based Foods Association

Leon Davoyan

Leon Davoyan

CTO


Dave’s Hot Chicken

Deena McKinley

Deena McKinley

Ex-CXO


Papa Ginos

R.J. Hottovy

R.J. Hottovy

Head of Analytical Research


Placer.ai

Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan

CEO


Original Chop Shop

Richard Maranville

Richard Maranville

Chief Operating Officer


Salad & Go

Olivia Ross

Olivia Ross

Head of CRM, Loyalty & E-Commerce

El Pollo Loco

Solomon Choi

Solomon Choi

Founder


16 Handles

Julie Swift

Julie Swift

Founder


Foodservice Women’s Alliance

Sam Stanovich

Sam Stanovich

SVP Franchise Leadership


Big Chicken

Anthony Valletta

Anthony Valletta

President


bartaco

Matt Brigg

Matt Brigg

President


Crisp

Rodrick Glass

Rodrick Glass

EVP, Business Development and SME on QSR

Creative Realities

Kendall Ware

Kendall Ware

Chief Operating Officer


Walk On’s

Lauren Coulter

Lauren Coulter

Co-Founder


Biscuit Belly

Eric Knott

Eric Knott

Chief Operating Officer


PDQ

Josh Halpern

Josh Halpern

CEO


Big Chicken

Julie Wade

Julie Wade

Senior Director of Marketing


Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe

Christopher Gumprecht

Christopher Gumprecht

VP of Technology


Roti

Troy Hooper

Troy Hooper

CEO


Hot Palette America

Amanda Starr

Amanda Starr

Vice President, Content Strategy


Creative Realities