TouchBistro was founded in 2010 with one goal:
to support the passion of restaurateurs through cutting-edge technology.
We know that while passion is plenty in this industry, time and money usually aren’t. That’s why we built TouchBistro, an iPad POS and integrated payments solution that helps restaurateurs put more money in their pockets and more time back in their day. Powering over 16,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries worldwide, TouchBistro is changing the way restaurateurs do business.
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We make lives better by reinventing the restaurant experience.
We are restaurant experts who are passionate about improving the experience of restaurant owners, staff and customers. We build easy to use world class technologies that inspire success.
Our desire to do what we love is contagious and fuels our excitement to drive excellence with our people and our products.
Strong relationships, characterized by respect, trust, teamwork and great communication are critical for the quality and success of our people, our customers and stakeholders.
We commit to listen, understand and care for the unique needs, values, goals and strengths of our customers and the people we work with.
Honesty, integrity and a strong sense of ownership are at the heart of our commitment to Individual and collective responsibility.
We relentlessly pursue re-inventing excellence, with focus on open-mindedness, diversity, efficiency and adaptation.
Great restaurants require great leaders, and so does TouchBistro. We’re fortunate to have some of the brightest minds in the industry leading our team towards success so we can help your restaurant do the same.
Alex Barrotti has been working in the technology industry for over 25 years. In his life before TouchBistro, Alex was the founder and CEO of INEX Corporation, an e-commerce pioneer that allows regular store owners to easily design and rapidly deploy web storefronts from ready-made templates. INEX was later sold to InfoSpace Inc. (now Blucora) for USD$45 Million to bolster InfoSpace’s e-commerce strategy. Alex brings his expertise and hands-on experience in design, deployment, and reseller channel relations to TouchBistro and its global partners. Alex was named Founder/Entrepreneur of the Year for 2014 by Best In Biz Awards and was named CEO of the Year by Golden Bridge Awards in 2015.
A true entrepreneur, Geordie Konrad has extensive experience managing software products that target both businesses and consumers. He has a strong background building scalable technology solutions and working with strategic partners to deliver value to customers. Geordie was a founding partner of Konrad Group, a technology consulting firm specializing in web and mobile development.
Murray Thomas has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance, planning, and reporting, as well as business development activities including mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Over the course of his career, he has been CFO at both public and private companies. Previously, Murray has worked in senior positions with mDialog (acquired by Google), OANDA, Macquarie, Harmony Remote (acquired by Logitech) and Basis100. Murray is a CPA, CA, and he graduated with Distinction from University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce. Fun fact: Murray picked up his love for golf while he was living in Zimbabwe for 10 months.
Paul Snelson is an executive leader in building and driving rapid customer and revenue growth for technology companies in the Software and SaaS marketplaces. With over 20 years of sales and management experience, Paul has delivered measurable results for both small to large organizations. Prior to joining TouchBistro, he was the VP of Commercial Sales at Salesforce. As VP of Sales, Paul is driving both sales strategy and execution while leading sales teams across all countries.
Michael brings a diverse marketing background to TouchBistro with a passion for brand building and storytelling. His marketing foundation was built from a decade of agency experience where he gained a wide perspective from clients in CPG, healthcare, auto and services. Before coming to TouchBistro, Michael spent 13 years with a global beer company where he fine-tuned his skills in business marketing, strategic planning and world-class activations. In his current role, Michael leads the brand marketing and product marketing teams. Outside the office, Michael spends his time volunteering with youth sports, traveling and spending time with his family.
Winner of the Technology Executive of the Year in 2019, Dennis Chow brings seasoned leadership to the product department, with a 15 year career in product management spanning the wireless telecom, retail, payments, fintech, and accounting software industries before joining with TouchBistro. He possesses a strong passion for his work, constantly striving to ensure the “what” is defined, and evangelized by the “why” in any product decision. As VP of Product Management, Dennis is responsible for product strategy and roadmap curation, development and execution. Dennis also volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross, where he has served on the National Board of Directors since 2012. Outside of work and volunteering, Dennis enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.
Rhonda is a market driven executive with a superior track record in generating sustainable profitable growth in fast-changing environments. Accomplished in leading cross-functional, high-performing teams across technology, banking, telecommunications, consulting and government industries. She has more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing enterprise-wide transformation strategies. Customer satisfaction is a top priority for Rhonda and she knows that it is a key to corporate success. She is actively engaged with her teams to ensure she hears the needs of her customers to make every interaction with them memorable. By taking a few extra moments to understand their needs, and delivering innovative solutions that keep customers happy and engaged.
John Florinis is a results oriented executive with more than 16 years of North American and international payments industry experience. Spending the majority of his career at the intersection between product management, corporate strategy and business development John has led several new product introductions and has built and managed multiple partner programs. As Vice President, Payments, John oversees TouchBistro’s payment strategy and all industry partner relationships. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time and travelling with his family.
Sath Dosanjh serves as Vice President of Corporate Development, responsible for strategic initiatives, including international expansion and identifying, structuring, and managing partnerships and M&A opportunities. Sath has two decades of experience leading the planning, development, and growth of new products, commercial strategies, and businesses, for both entrepreneurial high-growth ventures and established publicly-traded global corporations. Prior to joining TouchBistro, Sath held leadership roles in Corporate Development with Equifax, a global information solutions provider, and BlackBerry, a pioneer in mobile productivity and security. Sath started his career as a founding engineer at a mobile communications venture that was acquired by Nvidia Corporation. Sath holds BASc and MASc degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and currently serves on the advisory board for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB). Sath lives in Toronto with his wife and two children and is a reluctant middle-distance runner and recovering cyclist.
Aris Zakinthinos has 30 years experience in the technology industry. During the 12 years prior to joining TouchBistro, Aris was the CTO of Ziplocal and then at Achievers where he was named a Top 25 CTO by Infoworld. He has been instrumental in building Achievers from the ground up into one of the Top Recognition providers in the world. In 2018, Aris was the Interim General Manager at Achievers where he oversaw all aspects of the development and execution of the company’s overall strategy, mission and responsibility for day-to-day leadership. He specializes in building high-performing, scalable development organizations. Aris has a passion for technology that extends into the lecture hall where he taught Microprocessor Design at the University of Toronto. Aris earned a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and was a Naval Research Labs Post-Doctoral Fellow of Secure Systems at Cambridge University.
Diane is a business focused Human Resources executive with significant functional experience in all areas of HR. She has worked in both early start-up and established high growth, software and SaaS organizations supporting North America, LATAM, and European business units. Diane is currently the VP of Human Resources at TouchBistro where she continually focuses on the employee experience, ensuring a culturally rich and engaging work environment. With over 20 years of experience as a senior HR leader, she has worked for Achievers, Samsung Canada, Amazon, and Blackberry. Diane, brings a wealth of experience in areas of strategic planning, change management, operational excellence, employee recognition, and health and wellness. Diane holds a Master of Human Resources and Organizational Development degree from the London School of Economics. She is also a Certified Compensation Professional.
Our hard work and dedication to the restaurant industry, as well as our passion for food and service, has helped us achieve a great deal so far and pushes us to achieve more in the years to come.
We’ve been recognized globally for our technology, our people, and our culture, and we couldn’t be more proud of what we’ve built together with our customers.
Best POS System for Restaurants 2017
Best Restaurant POS 2017
2017 App of the Year
Best POS System for Restaurants 2016
If all of this hasn’t sold you on TouchBistro, then consider this: we’re one of the fastest growing tech companies in Toronto, and we’ve expanded aggressively into the United States, Latin America and the UK too. If you love the restaurant industry and either building or supporting cutting-edge software, then you may be a great fit for TouchBistro.