Rob Conti joined the team at First Watch Restaurants in 2019, with over 25 years of experience leading technology solutions and services for prominent hospitality brands. Rob is responsible for our IT strategy, planning and delivery to the business. Prior to First Watch, Rob spent 18 years at Hard Rock International where he was Vice President of Technology, responsible for global IT infrastructure and operations, including security and compliance efforts across 200 plus businesses in 74 countries. Rob also spent 10 plus years with The Walt Disney Company in restaurant operations. In 2021, Rob was named as one of the most influential restaurant executives according to Nation’s Restaurant News.