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Steven M. Elinson

Head, Worldwide Business Development, Restaurants, Catering, and Food Service Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Today’s restaurant must deliver a personalized and seamlessly connected guest experience while being operationally efficient with optimized assets, high utilization, predictive analytics and quality, health and safety standard compliance. As a trusted advisor, Steven utilizes his broad knowledge and 30 years of experience to drive these guest experiences (top-line) and to increase operational efficiency (bottomline.) The AWS Restaurant team supports customers such as Chick-fil-A, Compass Group, Deliveroo, Delivery Hero, Domino’s, DoorDash, Dunkin’ Brands, Eataly, Jollibee, McDonald’s, Subway, Sweetgreen, Sysco and Upserve, together with members of the AWS Partner Network (APN). Before joining AWS, Steven held various leadership roles in restaurant and restaurant technology businesses. His experience ranges from operations, training, supply chain, technology and new concept creation having created and sold a restaurant concept. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management from Purdue University, and a Master of Business Administration from Florida International University.