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General Session Speakers

Harry
Brouwer

Chief Executive Officer
Unilever Food Solutions

Saad
Ahmed

Head of BD and Partnerships
GrabFood

David
Barr

2019 IFA Chair, Managing Director & Partner, Franworth, and Chairman, PMTD Restaurants

Kristin
Bitter

Vice President, Industry Affairs
The Coca-Cola Company

Elaine
Bowers Coventry

Global Chief Customer & Commercial Officer
The Coca-Cola Company

Robbie
Brozin

Founder
Nando's

Jack
Cowin

CEO, Executive Chairman of Competitive Foods Australia and Founder, Hungry Jack's

Greg
Creed

CEO
Yum! Brands

Daniel
del Olmo

Founding Partner
The Passionality Group

John
Eckbert

CEO
Five Guys International

Lance
Giles

Founder and CEO
Youfoodz

Charles
Gray

Sr Director and Global Product Leader, Digital First Restaurant
NCR Corporation

Sudhakar
Gupta

Director - International Business Development
IFFCO

David
Henkes

Senior Principal
Technomic

Mr Chee
Hong Tat

Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry & Ministry of Education
Republic of Singapore

Mike
Kehoe

International President
FOCUS Brands

Seng Choon
KOH

Executive Director
Project Dignity

Andrew
Kwan

Group Managing Director
Commonwealth Capital

Claudia
Lorenzo

President, ASEAN Business Unit
The Coca-Cola Company

Joe
Pawlak

Managing Principal
Technomic

Abigail
Pringle

President, International and Chief Development Officer
The Wendy's Company

James
Quincey

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Coca-Cola Company

Peter
Romeo

Editor-at-Large and Vice President of Content Innovation
Restaurant Business

Sami
Siddiqui

President, Burger King & Popeyes, APAC
Restaurant Brands International, Inc.

Dawn
Sweeney

President & CEO
National Restaurant Association

Dr. William
Tan

Neuroscientist & Physician, World Record Holder Paralympian and Author

Ernesto "Ato"
Tanmantiong

Chief Executive Officer
Jollibee Foods Corporation

Bernard
Tay

Founder
JINJJA Chicken

Liz
Williams

President of International
Taco Bell

Innovation Forum and Category Track Speakers

Keith
Anderson

Chief Operating Officer - Partner
Harrison Architecture and Design

Barry
Barnett

Restaurant Executive; former SVP, Global Supply Chain, Inspire Brands

Nicolas
Boudet

President, International
Wingstop Restaurants Inc

Christopher (Kit)
Brinkley

Director Franchise Investor Relations
World Franchise Associates

Jessica
Cravero

Regional Vice President, Business Development
Technomic

Doug
Davis

Sr. Director Global Food Safety
Marriott International

Troy
Franklin

COO
World Franchise Associates

Victor
Gielisse

Certified Master Chef, Partner
CIA Consulting

Steven
Grover

Executive Vice President, Purchasing & Development
COSI Restaurants

Alisha
Gulden

Vice President of Sales, Training and Certification
National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC

Walid
Hajj

Founder and Chairman Cravia Group, Chairman Kairos Group
Cravia Group, Kairos Group

Paul
Harper

Vice President of Asia-Pacific
Alto-Shaam

Jim
Hartenstein

Former SVP-International at Wendy's and Little Caesars Pizza
International Franchise Consulting

David
Henkes

Senior Principal
Technomic

Don
Hill

Director, Global Supply Chain
Brinker International

Bryan
Loo

Chief Executive Officer
LOOB Holdings Sdn Bhd

Trevor
MacKenzie

Managing Director/Partner, Exquisine System
COCA & Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide

Joel
Montaniel

CEO & Founder
SevenRooms

Brian
Moore

Managing Director
Brian Moore Executive Search

Patrick
Noone

Executive Vice President, Business Development
Technomic

Aaron
Noveshen

Founder & President
The Culinary Edge

Fyodor
Ovchinnikov

Chief Executive Officer
Dodo Pizza

Joe
Pawlak

Managing Principal
Technomic

Sastry
Penumarthy

VP of Business Development
Punchh

Nehna
Rauf

Global Advisory Practice, Associate Principal
Technomic

Mark
Reader

SVP Marketing, Innovation & Strategy
Rentokil Initial

Vladik
Rikhter

CEO
Zenput

Peter
Romeo

Editor-at-Large and Vice President of Content Innovation
Restaurant Business

Hendy
Setiono

Founder & CEO
Baba Rafi Enterprises

Suk
Singh

EVP, Global CDO, & Intl Franchising Officer
Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.

Andy
Skowronski

Founder/Managing Director
A and C Associates Ltd

Aston
Soon

Founder & CEO
Astons Group of Companies

Catherine
Souders

Director, International Operations, Asia
Red Lobster Seafood Company

Chirag
Tejuja

Co-Founder
Tabsquare AI

Ashish
Tulsian

CEO & Co Founder
POSist Technologies

Paul
Wainwright

Design Director/Partner
Harrison Architecture and Design

Peter Wong
Wong

Director, International Supply Chain
Hooters of America LLC

Don
Zimmerman

Vice President, Global Hospitality Products
NCR Corporation

Award Winners

Jin-Soo
Hur

Executive Vice President
SPC Co., Ltd.

Fyodor
Ovchinnikov

Chief Executive Officer
Dodo Pizza

Sami
Siddiqui

President, Burger King & Popeyes, APAC
Restaurant Brands International, Inc.

Dellen
Soh

Executive Chairman
Minor Food

120+Speakers
1,200+Attendees