Team

Michael L. Atkinson, CEO

Founder, restaurant operator, technology visionary, investor, advisor, repeat entrepreneur. Stanford Capital Partners, FohBoh, inFOH, Happytables and Bailiwick Ventures.

Ted Cohn, CTO

Founder, technologist, advisor, entrepreneur, software architect. Mobile, NLP, search, full stack, web, UX, graphics, robotics, 10 patents. Apple, NeXT, Excite, Ugobe, Nook.

John Wong, EVP Growth

Consumer branding & insights, marketing technology, data/analytics executive with over 30 years in food, beverage and CPG marketing and operations with General Mills, IRI, Brand Imperatives and Sage Strategy Partners.

Pete Craig, General Manager, UK

Founder ScaleXPO, Scale College. Entrepreneur, tech startup/investment advisor for Zapable and Aflete. Partnerships, marketing and strategist TapNSell (UK).

Rod Guinn, Finance

Managing Director, Restaurants/Hospitality, FocalPoint Partners, LLC. Capital raises, capital structures, growth financing, buyouts.

Sarah Grover, Marketing

Chief Brand & Strategy Officer, Bar Fresh Food Group. CCO & SVP Marketing, California Pizza Kitchen. Founder & President, CPK Foundation.

Kim Bayer, Brand Partnerships

Restaurant industry leader, franchisee expert, and brand builder. Former US Marketing Senior Director at McDonald’s overseeing 26 states.

Jake Wallace, Technology Partnerships

Online food ordering software and marketplace expert. VP Partnerships at Zuppler and AWeber.

Matt Pallakoff, UI/UX

Product design and Human-Computer Interaction expert. 16 patents in speech systems, eCommerce and mobile devices, Apple, Nook.

Mike Snyder, Dev Ops

Small to large scale systems engineering for multi-site data centers, supporting thousands of concurrent users. Infrastructure automation, CI/CD, and DevOps processes, previously with Microsoft and BECU.

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