Recognizing that QSR leaders needed a convenient way to exchange ideas, tips and advice with one another, Networld Media Group — the publishers of and the producers of the Fast Casual Executive Summit — have created #QSRNext, a one-day virtual event taking place Nov. 9 catering specifically to fast food brands.

Phil Crawford, the man behind CKE’s digital ecosystem, will share how he was hired two years ago to overhaul the company’s digital ecosystem. He and his team standardized the point-of-sale system, added online ordering, created a loyalty app and are now testing AI at the drive-thru.

The event is sponsored by Leasecake and is free to all restaurant brand operators, franchisees and executives.

The 30-minute back-to-back sessions at the #QSRNext event are designed with the busy QSR executive in mind. The event will cover topics ranging from diversity to attracting investors.

Register here for the event.

About Networld Media Group

Founded in 2000, Networld Media Group is a leading business-to-business (B2B) media communications company specializing in digital media, associations and events in the tech, banking, retail and food service industries. Online properties include,,,,,,,, and Annual events include the Fast Casual Executive Summit, the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, the Bank Customer Experience Summit (BCX), the Interactive Customer Experience Summit (ICX) and the Self-Service Innovation Summit.

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