Jon Taylor

Head of IT  - Carluccio’s

Jon is the Head of IT at Carluccio’s, an international Italian restaurant group, offering a unique combination of all-day dining and food retailing artisanal Italian speciality foods. He is a commercially astute technology Leader with the vision to deliver operational effectiveness and enable strategic transformation within service based businesses. Jon focusses on ensuring every IT-based decision that impacts on guest experience, technology is leveraged and seamlessly implemented. He is the link between IT and the business, adopting a strategic approach to successful IT leadership, engaging with key stakeholders, business heads and 3rd parties, delivering ‘cost appropriate’ IT solutions and business process change.

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Panel Session - Food and Beverage Tech Trends

This session presented by the UK Chapter of the IFBTA, will provide a review of the current food and beverage technology landscape, and ask the panel of industry technology experts speak to where the technology is headed. Across the board in the global hospitality industry, huge strides are being made to provide tools to improve productivity, connect to guests and their needs, as well as to provide access to data at the decision-point in order to allow operators to run their business more efficiently. Such topics as the growing use of content management, mobility, payment technologies, along with loyalty and recognition will be discussed. The panel will also weigh in on technologies such as online ordering and delivery that are appearing on the horizon that have the possibility of becoming disruptive, being applied and enabling food & beverage operations in the coming year.