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Monday, March 21 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
The Connected Bar/Restaurant: Building a Tech Stack that Talks to Each Other

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In the world of hospitality technology, the pandemic has “changed nothing, but accelerated everything”. Customers and operators alike have quickly adapted and adopted to using technology as part of their dining experience: QR codes are here to stay; loyalty has never been more important; customer experience is key; automation is your newest tool in the box; and the POS is heart of the operation. With so many solutions available, finding tech companies that work together is essential to building a connected restaurant or bar.

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Michael "Schatzy" Schatzberg

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Branded Strategic Hospitality
Michael “Schatzy” Schatzberg is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Branded Strategic Hospitality and the Managing Director for Branded Restaurants. He has over 35 years of marketing, brand development, management, business development and hospitality experience. Schatzberg... Read More →
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Jimmy Frischling

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Branded Strategic Hospitality
Jimmy is an entrepreneur and experienced finance professional with over 30-years in the financial services, capital markets and hospitality industries.In 2018 Jimmy co-founded and is the managing partner at Branded Strategic Hospitality, an investment and solutions platform at the... Read More →
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Bryan Solar

Restaurants GM, Square
Bryan Solar is based in Austin TX, and before coming to Square he spent over 5 years at Google where he served as General Manager and Product Lead of the Google Restaurants Tools Team. Prior to that, he led SMB New Products & Markets, and Reserve at Google. Before Google, he was Co-Founder... Read More →
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Alonso Castañeda

VP of Brand Development and Strategy, Savory Restaurant Fund
Alonso Castañeda is VP of Brand Development & Strategy at Savory Restaurant Fund, that focuses on delivering outsized returns through strategic growth and replication strategies. He leads the strategic oversight of brand initiatives, brand campaigns and implementation of customer... Read More →
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Zack Oates

CEO, Ovation
Zack Oates is an author, husband, father, entrepreneur, and hot tub aficionado (but not in that order, necessarily). He grew up in restaurants before getting into startups. He was voted Top 100 Entrepreneurs, rang the NASDAQ bell, won the world’s biggest business competition, has... Read More →

Monday March 21, 2022 4:15pm - 5:00pm PDT
LVCC South Hall, Room S221