The Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry faces unprecedented challenges, necessitating a shift towards higher quality products, cost-effectiveness, and accelerated production. Confronting these demands requires solutions beyond the conventional.
In this 30-minute panel session, Senior Research Director Ryan Martin of ABI Research will guide discussions featuring technology and solution leaders from Siemens. Together, they will explore groundbreaking solutions and best practices that are shaping the trajectory of QSR 4.0 including:
Portfolio Development Lead
Tyler's journey began in research and development, where he honed his skills in product innovation and quality assurance. His hands-on experience extended to manufacturing, where he gained valuable insights into production processes and efficiency optimization. Furthermore, Tyler decided to spend time in the realm of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), ensuring seamless coordination between various departments and supply chain management. His multifaceted background has equipped him with a holistic perspective of CPG operations.
Since 2017, Tyler has been with Siemens where he has continued to be a driving force in the Consumer Products and Retail industry. His extensive knowledge and innovative thinking have made him a respected figure in the field, and he is dedicated to enhancing efficiency, innovation, and quality within the industry.
Vice President US Sales - Consumer Products & Retail
Jill is the Vice President US Sales, Consumer Products & Retail, at Siemens Industry Software, Inc. Jill has 30+ years of experience in Consumer Products & Retail. Before her current role she worked with various companies in the Retail, Apparel, Footwear, Home Goods, Furniture, Textiles, and Aerospace Industries to provide technological hardware & software solutions.
Jill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Management & Manufacturing from Clemson University and an MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business.
Jill resides in the Greater San Diego, CA area and has many interests including traveling, languages, art, photography, and music of just about all genres, but Blues, in particular. She is a proud former member of Chief.
Senior Research Director
Ryan Martin, Senior Research Director at ABI Research, leads the firm's Industrial & Manufacturing practice. His research focuses on new and emerging transformative technologies driving Digital Transformation and Industry 5.0, including AI, product lifecycle innovation, simulation, and metaverse. He leads and is involved in the most strategic and impactful client projects with team expertise that spans product design and engineering through manufacturing and service excellence.