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Ben Abel


Director, Digital
Wegmans Food Markets
Ben has over 20 years in the food industry’s innovation space with experience from store design to integrated solutions that lead the industry. Spending two decades with Panera Bread. During that tenure Ben was one of the original team to develop and implement Panera 2.0 creating the industry standard in tech for restaurants. Also, at his time there he developed the Drive Thru model and the creation of Delivery. Ben has had a few additional stops with Spectrum and a regional bakery but currently is bringing that experience to help implement a digital future at Wegmans Food Markets an industry juggernaut in the Grocery space.

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Saturday Jan 11
2:55 - 3:15 PM
Marriott Marquis, SOHO Complex, 7th floor
Delivery and foodservice have been ramping up the past few years, but what happens when these two industries combine to give consumers a comprehensive delivery experience? What if a grocery store could deliver a fully crafted meal to the consumer?... Read more