General Session | August 20, 2014 | 11:00am
Before the summit wraps, we’ll talk to a panel of executives to get the view from the c-suite. Where does mobile fit in their priority list? What issues concern them most and how can mobile be part of the solution? We’ll get their take on various issues such as data, privacy, social media and engagement.
Baron Concors | Chief Digital Officer | Pizza Hut
Baron is the CIO for Yum! Restaurants International, an operating company of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM). He oversees information technology for corporate as well as restaurants in over 120 countries. Prior to this, he was chief information and digital officer for Pizza Hut. In that role, Baron held general manager responsibilities for the digital business and leadership over enterprise information technology. He brings extensive experience in innovation, operations and marketing with an emphasis in retail, hospitality and manufacturing. In 2009, Baron was named by Computerworld Magazine as one of the Premier 100 IT Leaders in the world and Forbes Magazine named the Pizza Hut iPhone application the #1 branded mobile application of the year.
Don Fox | Chief Executive Officer | Firehouse Subs
Don is CEO of Firehouse of America, LLC, where he leads the strategic growth of Firehouse Subs, one of America’s leading fast casual restaurant brands. Under his leadership, the brand has grown to more than 670 restaurants in 36 states and Puerto Rico, and is recognized as one of the best franchises in the country. Don sits on various boards of influence in the restaurant community, and is a respected speaker, commentator and published author. He was recognized by Nation’s Restaurant News as 2011’s Operator of the Year. In 2013, he received the prestigious Silver Plate Award from the International Food Manufacturers Association (IFMA), and was recognized by FastCasual.com as the No.1 Executive in the fast casual restaurant community.
Jared Miller | Chief Technology Officer | Atlanta Falcons
As CTO for the Atlanta Falcons, Jared is responsible for sourcing and integrating innovative, leading-edge technology solutions to ensure the development of a world-class stadium facility. He also leads the deployment of technology solutions designed to meet the changing needs of Atlanta Falcons fans and guests of the many other events that will be hosted at the new stadium which will open in 2017. Prior to joining the Falcons, Jared served most recently as vice president of solution management for travel at NCR Corporation. Before Jared’s time with NCR, he spent nearly 10 years working for Continental Airlines and United Airlines leading the development and adoption of multi-channel self-service technologies in the airline industry including the first mobile boarding passes in the U.S.
Frank Paci | President & CEO | McAlister’s Deli
Frank has been CEO of McAlister’s Deli since September 2010. He has 25+ years of experience leading foodservice and retail brands, including The Pantry, Inc., Burger King and Pizza Hut. Frank received his B.A. degree from Yale University and his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz School of Business.