Sam Zietz

Sam Zietz

Sam Zietz is a lifetime entrepreneur and the CEO of GRUBBRR®, a self-ordering technologies company focused on automating commerce with its award-winning line of hardware and software solutions. Sam is also the CEO and founder of TouchSuite, a payment processing company that is revolutionizing the way commerce is transacted.

Under Sam’s leadership, GRUBBRR has been the recipient of multiple awards and accolades for its self-ordering kiosks and contactless ordering solutions. Sam was the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Award Winner in 2015 and has appeared on the South Florida Business Journal’s list of “Power Leaders” for the last six years, providing GRUBBRR with resolute leadership. Because of this, Sam was recently named one of South Florida’s Ultimate CEOs by the South Florida Business Journal.

Sam sits on the board of several educational and entrepreneur-focused organizations, including the Palm Beach chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Chief Executives Organization (CEO), Florida Council of 100 and the Orange Bowl Committee. He speaks regularly at professional events and universities, has testified before Congress on Entrepreneurship, and has delivered a TED talk on achieving success through the entrepreneurial path.

Prior to TouchSuite, Sam earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan, succeeded by a JD from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida where he graduated first in his class. Sam earned his LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law and worked as a corporate attorney specializing in structured finance at the New York based law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, LLP. Before Skadden, he worked in the Business Tax Planning Department at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Wage Increases and Labor Shortages Are Driving Restaurant Technology

Through my years in the fintech and restaurant tech industries, I've witnessed firsthand the transformative impact of technology on the retail and food service industries. Today, as we navigate a landscape marked by rising labor costs and personnel shortages, the adoption of self-service technology isn't just an option, it's becoming a necessity. The Changing Face…