Welcome to Tock

We want to help you run a better business, and create experiences your guests will never forget.

Our team

We are an extremely passionate group dedicated to changing the world of restaurants. Maybe that sounds crazy but we've amassed a team capable of making it happen.

Nick Kokonas
Nick Kokonas
Founder and CEO
Brian Fitzpatrick
Brian Fitzpatrick
Founder and CTO
Steve Bernacki
Steve Bernacki
CFO
Jeff Kaplan
Jeff Kaplan
COO
Robin Anil
Robin Anil
Director of Engineering
Dan Nelson
Dan Nelson
Director of Design
JJ Lueck
JJ Lueck
Senior Staff Software Engineer
Jacob Matthews
Jacob Matthews
Senior Staff Software Engineer
Yonatan Kogan
Yonatan Kogan
Staff Software Engineer
Michael Vo
Michael Vo
Senior Software Engineer
Kristin Smith
Kristin Smith
Senior Product Designer
Geoff Balasi
Geoff Balasi
Product Designer
Leah Neustadt
Leah Neustadt
Software Engineer
Eileen Duffner
Eileen Duffner
Software Engineer
Kelly-Milligan
Kelly-Milligan
Senior Software Engineer
Corey McMahon
Corey McMahon
Software Engineer
Neil Renicker
Neil Renicker
Senior Product Designer
Kyle Welter
Kyle Welter
Director of Marketing
Benjamin Miles
Benjamin Miles
Interactive Design Lead
Andy Schwegler
Andy Schwegler
Design Lead
Katie Dolara Olsen
Katie Dolara Olsen
Director of Account Management
Huong Pham
Huong Pham
Account Manager
Kaitlin Baker
Kaitlin Baker
Account Manager
Ashley Applegate
Ashley Applegate
Account Manager
Dantee Arias
Dantee Arias
Hospitality Manager
James McHale
James McHale
Hospitality Manager
Jeremy Noga
Jeremy Noga
Hospitality Manager
Brittany Lodarek
Brittany Lodarek
Hospitality Manager
Matt Koehne
Matt Koehne
Director of Sales
Todd Jones
Todd Jones
Territory Account Executive
Eric Chmiel
Eric Chmiel
Territory Account Executive
Kat O'Quinn
Kat O'Quinn
Territory Account Executive
Maggie Mullen
Maggie Mullen
Territory Account Executive
Brad Stout
Brad Stout
Territory Account Executive
Kate Lowe
Kate Lowe
Business Development Manager
Emily Groden
Emily Groden
General Counsel
Eileen Donovan
Eileen Donovan
Executive Assistant / Office Manager
Cat McKay
Cat McKay
Data Quality Analyst
Opentablesaurus
Opentablesaurus
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Hospitality advisors and investors

Tock’s mission is to provide amazing, innovative software to the restaurant and hospitality industries. We’re proud that some of the best chefs, restaurateurs, and industry professionals have chosen to not only work with us to make Tock great, but also invest personally in our efforts.

Chef Grant Achatz
Chef and Co-owner, The Alinea Group
Chef Thomas Keller
Chef and Proprietor, Thomas Keller Restaurant Group
The Melman Family
Owners, Lettuce Entertain You
Chef Ming Tsai
Restaurateur and Host, Simply Ming
Chef Andrew Zimmern
Restaurateur and Host, Bizarre Foods
Gavin Kaysen
Chef and Owner, Spoon and Stable
Phil Rosenthal
Host, I'll Have What Phil's Having

Institutional investors

Tock is proud to be working with innovative venture organizations.

Origin Ventures
Venture Capital Firm
Chicago Ventures
Venture Capital Firm
Hyde Park Venture Partners
Venture Capital Firm
Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Venture Capital Firm
Salesforce Ventures
Venture Fund

Individual investors

We are pleased to have an amazing group of individual investors that we rely on for critical ideas, advice and feedback.

Richard Thaler
Professor, University of Chicago
Jason Fried
Founder and CEO, Basecamp
Keith Shapiro
Chairman, Greenberg Traurig Chicago
Amanda Lannert
CEO, The Jellyvision Lab
Dick Costolo
Former CEO, Twitter
James L Brooks
Director, Producer, and Screenwriter
Howard Tullman
CEO, 1871 Managing Partner, High-Tech Investment Partners
Kimbal Musk
Co-Founder, The Kitchen Community Board Member, Tesla, SpaceX, and Chipotle Mexican Grill