Chris Ludy

Chris Ludy
Chris Ludy
SVP, Digital, Food Services
Compass Digital
Chris Ludy is the Senior Vice President, Digital, Food Services for Compass Digital, the innovation and technology arm of Compass Group. Chris works with a talented team across digital strategy, UX research & design, Product Development, and marketing for the Education and B&I sectors. The Food Services Digital team is focused on creating the future of digital hospitality through products, operational processes, and customer models to enhance guest experience while increasing operational efficiency and insight. Prior to Compass Digital, Chris was an Executive Chef in Charleston, SC for 8 years, a Regional Chef with Compass Group for 7 years, and has moved through the Compass Digital organization initially in digital strategy and expanding to product, UX, and marketing functions. He leverages his culinary and operational background to influence digital transformation with an end user perspective. Along with 20 years of culinary experience, Chris also holds a bachelor’s degree in IT with a focus on User Experience. He resides in Charleston, SC with his wife Alicia and three boys, PJ, Logan, and Griffin.

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January 15
3:15 pm3:45 pm
Expo, Level 3, Expo Stage 5
Consumers increasingly demand a retail experience that is easy, differentiated, and frictionless. How can technology deliver while also driving business efficiencies for retailers? In this session, Jon Jenkins, Vice President of Just Walk Out technology by Amazon, discusses how smart solutions are delivering results for both the consumer and the retailer.