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Karen DeVincent posted at Mar 07, 2017

Leader in Restaurant Technology - Toast Restaurant Point of Sale -  Further Builds Leadership Team with Addition of Hugh Scandrett

Industry Veteran Joins as Vice President of Engineering

BOSTON, March 7, 2017 -- Toast POS, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform, today announced Hugh Scandrett has joined as Vice President of Engineering as a critical addition to its leadership team. As Vice President of Engineering, Hugh is responsible for the overseeing the development of Toast products in addition to aiding the Company in scaling, strategic growth and meeting long-term goals.

Toast offers advanced functionality to manage the day to day operations of the restaurant, including quick menu modifications, real-time enterprise reporting, online ordering and labor management on an easy-to-use interface. The platform also features revenue-driving tools including physical and digital gift cards, loyalty programs and online ordering. Hugh will lead the innovation of Toast’s big data analytics capabilities and beyond. Specializing in enterprise software and SaaS technology, Hugh has created and run engineering teams for both startups and established companies.

“Hugh has a vastly successful track record as a leader with engineering experience crossing five industries, all life cycle stages, public and private companies, teams from 20 to 2,000, hardware, enterprise software and SaaS platforms,” said Chris Comparato, CEO of Toast. “We are extremely excited to have Hugh’s caliber of talent on our team.”

Scandrett, who is based in Boston, joins Toast from EnerNOC, previously working for Kronos and IBM Rational, among others. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario and is a member of several advisory boards, including: Mirah, Continuum and VPE Forum.

“Toast Restaurant POS is one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in the U.S.; I am eager to help build on the Company’s spectacular growth and success,” said Scandrett. “I believe Toast is the future of restaurant technology and will remain a leader in SaaS-based innovations.”

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About Toast, Inc.

Toast is an all-in-one restaurant technology platform. Built specifically for restaurants, Toast offers a mobile, cloud-based point of sale (POS) system that incorporates key facets of the guest experience into one platform, connecting the POS system with integrated online ordering, gift card and loyalty programs, and labor and sales reporting. Since launching Toast in 2013, the company has grown to hundreds of employees and serves thousands of restaurants, ranging from fine dining to fast casual, and independent businesses to national chains. In 2016, Forbes named Toast a Leader in Enterprise Mobile on its first-ever Cloud 100: Rising Stars list. The Company was also recently designated as a Best in Biz Awards Gold Winner for the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year - Medium category. Learn more about Toast at or on their Facebook page.

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