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Leveraging Data Analytics to Ignite Restaurant Performance 

Sunday, October 17th 11:00 am PST

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Panel Overview

This panel will provide expert insights into how restaurants can leverage their analytics to inform business decisions, improve customer satisfaction, and increase their revenue. Our moderator will ask our panel of experts about their advice on effective strategies for restaurants to integrate their systems for effective data warehousing, what data analytics can tell us about the future viability of pop-up restaurants, and how to improve customer retention.

Join us for this FREE event where you will have insider insights into the most pressing issues facing the restaurant industry.


Panel Takeaways

  • Find out how the pandemic has impacted the restaurant industry

  • Learn how to leverage analytics to boost restaurant performance

  • Understand how restaurants can target customers more effectively.


Dr. Cervantes Lee

Dr. Cervantes Lee

Former investment director at Panda Express;
USC Education Doctor focusing on the restaurant concept growth and business analytics

Dr. Jane Zhang

Dr. Jane Zhang

Director of Tourism and Strategy at Richard Nixon Foundation;
Former professor at California State Polytechnic University Pomona;
Ph.D. in Hospitality Management at Purdue University

Dr. Cervantes Lee

Phil Stanton

International Vice President of
Operations at Wendy’s


Bob Bender

Bob Bender

Director of Sales and Business Development, RMDS Lab




About RMDS Lab

Global Association for Research Methods and Data Science is the leading community-centered data science research organization. Our global platform enables people to meet, learn, and collaborate with fellow data science professionals to solve problems. RMDS Lab was founded in 2009 by IBM Chief Data Scientist Alex Liu and is headquartered in Pasadena, CA with partners worldwide. It serves more than 40,000 members and affiliates around the world. In December 2019, RMDS has successfully held “IM Data” annual conference in the Pasadena Convention Center with 2,000+ attendees from all over the world. For more information, visit