Full Name
Robert Hess
Job Title
Company Name
Ascent Hospitality Management
Speaker Bio
Robert is the Chief Information Officer for Ascent Hospitality Management, owner of iconic and fast-growing Family Dining brands Huddle House and Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, a position he’s held for 4 years. Most recently, Robert served as the Chief Information Officer for Perkins Restaurant & Bakery since 2015 before it was purchased by Ascent. Robert brings a 35-year track record of success and a deep understanding of the strategic role information technology plays in improving the organization’s internal technology to maximize productivity and improve the Guest Experience. Prior to Perkins, Robert held executive roles at American Blue Ribbon Holdings (parent of O’Charley’s, 99 Restaurants, Village Inn and Bakers Square) and Brinker International.