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Next-Level QSR Digital Signage
Wed – April 1
9:15 - 10:00 am | Session S07
Education Track: Restaurants
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Danny Klein, Food News Media
Joshua Eftekhari-Asl, Taco Bell
Elliot Smith, Starbucks

This session features key findings from the 2019 QSR Drive-Thru Study, and an executive panel that delves into leveraging digital menu boards, kiosks and mobile ordering with digital signage for a seamless customer experience. Hear the latest trends and insights on personalization, mobile integration, dynamic content, self-ordering, smart upselling and more

Danny Klein
Director, Digital Content
Food News Media

Danny Klein is the Director of Digital Content of Food News Media, publisher of QSR and FSR magazines, where he is responsible for the online content of both publications. He covers trends, insights, and news throughout the restaurant industry, specializing in full-service and quick-service brands.

Joshua Eftekhari- Asl, Manager of Technology Delivery, Taco Bell- DSE Advisory Board
Joshua Eftekhari-Asl
Manager, Technology Delivery
Taco Bell

As Senior Manager of New Technology at Taco Bell, Joshua Eftekhari-Asl has been responsible for the development and launch of a national digital signage sourcing program for Taco Bell’s US Franchisees. He is currently the technology partner for digital signage solutions in Taco Bell’s flagship and emerging concept restaurants.

Elliot Smith
Sr Technical Product Manager, Retail Technology

Elliot Smith has worked at Starbucks Coffee for 18 years on Retail Technology, Innovation and Entertainment teams in various capacities involved in most Starbucks digital signage initiatives from flagship stores like Disney and Times Square to large scale rollouts of indoor and outdoor digital menus and in store music kiosks.