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Brinker International Adds New Vice President of Marketing to Leadership Group

by | Jan 20, 2023

Jesse Johnson has joined Dallas-based restaurant company Brinker International Inc. as vice president of marketing, a newly created role at the company.

Johnson will develop and execute marketing strategies for Chili’s Grill & Bar and bring the brand to life across multiple touchpoints, including advertising, media, PR, and the guest experience, the company said....

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Local Innovators, Fastest-Growing Company Honored at Annual Tech Titan Awards Gala
by | Oct 31, 2022
Some of the top players in the North Texas technology ecosystem were honored Thursday at the annual Tech Titans awards gala. Fujitsu North America CEO Doug Moore was inducted into the Tech Titans Hall of Fame, and Charlie Vogt, CEO of telecommunications firm DZS, won the Corporate CEO Award. The fastest-growing tech company award went to Fort Worth's TimelyMD. "The need to come together as an industry, reconnect with friends, and build new business connections were really what this year’s awards gala was all about," said Tech Titans' Paul Bendel. See the full list of winners here.
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DI People: Globe Life, Keurig Dr Pepper, ORCA AG, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Oct 28, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from National HME, Brinker International, Robin Autopilot, GlassView, TPG, Weitzman, and others.
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Meet the 43 Finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Awards
Every year, Tech Titans highlights the top movers and shakers in the North Texas technology ecosystem. Here are the finalists in 11 categories. Winners will be announced at the group's signature gala in October.
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‘The Future of Dining’: Chili’s Expands Robot Servers to 61 Total Restaurants

by | Apr 27, 2022
Rita—a robot that seats guests, runs food to tables, and even sings "Happy Birthday"—has been tested in 10 Chili's restaurants in the Dallas area, California, and Florida. After performing correctly 99% of the time, she's now being expanded to 51 additional Chili's locations nationwide. "To know Rita is to love her," says the SVP of Innovation for Chili's parent company, Brinker International. "Team members have realized she really is there to make their jobs easier."
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Flytrex and Brinker Are About to Drop Wings by Drone Into DFW Back Yards
by | Mar 29, 2022
Yariv Bash, co-founder of Israel's SpaceIL, was part of the team behind the 2019 Beresheet moon mission. Now, as co-founder and CEO of Flytrex, he's partnering with Dallas-based Brinker International on drone deliveries of chicken wings to Dallas-Fort Worth back yards and businesses. The launch begins today in Granbury, 30 miles southwest of Fort Worth, with potential plans to expand to "a suburb east of Dallas" as Flytrex' footprint grows.
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DI People: Match Group, Brinker International, Capital Alliance Corp, and More Make Moves
by | Jul 31, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Zimperium, Cytracom, RumbleOn, Fluor, Collaborative Imaging, and more.
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DI People: Cyber Group, Apex Clearing, and Brinker International Make Leadership Announcements
by | Sep 24, 2019
In this weekly roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you’ll also find news from European Wax Center, MedCore Partners, Kimberly-Clark, Medecision, and SMU.
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Chili’s Augmented Reality Game Uses New Tech Created by 2 Dallas Companies

by | Jun 18, 2018
The Chili’s Stadium app breaks new ground because it allows iOS and Android users to play each other seamlessly using their own phones.
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Site Selection Ranks DFW No. 1 Most Competitive in Food & Beverage
by | May 25, 2018
The impact of the more than 15,000 food and beverage businesses in DFW is substantial, accounting for roughly 370,000 local jobs. And, DFW remains a center of invention in one of the most competitive sectors in the nation.
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Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program
Celebrates Largest Class
by | Aug 3, 2016
Since 2008, the program has grown to include 385 Dallas public school high students and 240 Dallas-area businesses and nonprofits.
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3 Things We’re Reading: Chili’s Delivery, Fair Park Research
by | Jun 6, 2016
We've scoured the Internet looking for interesting articles about innovation, creativity and the unusual. Here's what we found today.
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