OPENING KEYNOTE / TUESDAY / AUGUST 16, 2016/ 8:00 am
The State of Mobile: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?
If there’s one truth we can agree on, it’s that we live in a mobile world and it’s changing quickly. Whether it’s bots, beacons or payments – new innovations are being introduced that need more exploration and discussion. You think you’ve just about mastered Facebook, Twitter and Instagram but what about Snapchat, Vine and what seem like countless others? This session will give you the lay of the land and a taste of what’s to come.
Baron Concors | Global Chief Digital Officer | Pizza Hut
Baron Concors is Global Chief Digital Officer for Pizza Hut, an operating company of Yum! Brands, Inc. He is responsible for driving digital innovation across marketing, technology and partnerships to ensure Pizza Hut stays front and center with its technology connected consumers. Prior to this role, he was the CIO for Yum! Restaurants International where he was responsible for KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut technology in over 30,000 restaurants in over 120 countries. Before becoming CIO for Yum!, he was Chief Information and Digital Officer for Pizza Hut US. In 2009, Forbes Magazine named the Pizza Hut iPhone application the #1 branded mobile app of the year and Baron was named by Computerworld Magazine as one of the 100 Premier Technology Leaders in the world.