Carissa De Santis
Vice President of Information Technology
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants
Carissa De Santis is the Vice President of Information Technology for Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants Inc. and oversees all company technology platforms. Ms. De Santis has over 20 years’ experience in the restaurant industry in both operations and technology and previously served in various leadership roles for TGI Fridays. De Santis received a degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Central Florida’s Rosen School of Hospitality Management, and a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute. In 2018, De Santis served on the Technology Accelerator Award Winners Panel at the FSTEC Conference and in 2019, Hospitality Technology named her a rising star on their 2019 Top Women in Restaurant Technology list.