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Geoff Madding

CEO, Nextbite

As CEO of Nextbite, Geoff oversees all aspects of strategy, development,operations, sales and marketing of one of the fastest growing virtual restaurant companies in the world. Founded with the mission of empowering existing restaurants and commercial kitchens to survive and thrive in the new take away economy, Nextbite partners with outstanding operators to bring multiple virtual restaurant brands to life; including Ghost Grille, Grilled Cheese Society, Monster Mac, Mother Clucker, and Outlaw Burger.

Geoff began his career in the restaurant industry working for Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc. where he held several roles, including Finance, Development, and Head of Real Estate. In his time at Rock Bottom, he discovered a passion for pairing culinary creativity with technology to deliver sustainable results.

A veteran of several start-ups, Geoff was a part of Zayo Group’s rotational leadership program, where he headed strategic projects across multiple business units. He also held several sales positions and started Zayo’s Connect to the Cloud program.

After Zayo’s successful IPO. He went on to work for CRM Culture, starting its Enterprise Sales group. When CRMC was acquired by Conga, he first led the Services Sales team and then went on to lead the Enterprise Sales group.

Geoff has an MBA from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He lives in Louisville, CO with his wife and two children, where he enjoys skiing, fly fishing, and playing guitar.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Tech & Trends Stage, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. 


Panelist: Building Delivery into your Business Model

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