Joel Brown

California, USA

FoodTech, All

Former SVP at OpenTable

Joel Brown - Joel has over 30 years of management experience in the Bay Area. Before retiring, Joel was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations at OpenTable (the leading restaurant management software and reservation network) from 2001-2013. He led the account management, field operations, customer support, IT and inside sales teams. During his tenure, the company went from an unknown to a very successful public company with over 35,000 restaurant customers and millions of dining consumers in multiple countries.

In addition to his years at OpenTable, Joel has consulting and management experience at other private and public tech companies, including Intuit, where he was Vice President/General Manager for two successful businesses. He has a BS in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.