Full Name
Tom Seeker
Company
Earl Enterprises
Job Title
CIO
Speaker Bio
Tom Seeker is a seasoned restaurant technology expert serving the hospitality industry, where his deep domain expertise in information technology (IT) spans 20+ brands throughout his career.

As the current CIO for Earl Enterprises, a brand whose diversified portfolio includes entertainment, leisure, tourism, hotel and restaurant consultant services, Tom is responsible for the IT operations of thirteen restaurant brands, including Planet Hollywood, Toojay's, Brio, Bravo, Bertucci's, Buca Di Beppo, Earl of Sandwich, Seaside on the Pier, Cafe Hollywood, Chicken Guy, and The Breakfast Club. In addition to Earl Enterprises’ brick-and-mortar brands, Tom also oversees IT for Virtual Dining Concepts brands, such as Mr. Beast, Pardon my Cheesesteak, and a variety of others.

Previously, Tom served as VP of IT for Toojay’s Restaurants, where he managed the IT portfolio and provided executive leadership for tech policy and information governance, compliance, and departmental policy. In addition to Tom’s extensive experience in the hospitality industry, he has held prior leadership roles in manufacturing and audio-visual sectors.

Tom currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Restaurant Technology Network, a community dedicated to advancing technology standardization in the restaurant industry. Inside this role, Tom also served as a judge for the organization’s annual Start-Up Alley, lending his expertise to foster innovative new entrepreneurial tech talent inside the restaurant industry.

Tom is proud to have served honorably in the United States Navy for a decade as an Electronic Warfare Technician. He also served in Desert Storm, as well as other conflicts across the globe.
Tom Seeker