Author Archive: Tyler Carlson
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Fred LeFranc, Results Thru Strategy
Tyler Carlson interviews restaurant expert and consultant, Fred LeFranc. Fred shares stories from his time at Lettuce Entertain You and discusses the different key factors in operating a succesful business from customer experience to technology integration.
Dee Ann Turner, Chick-fil-a
In this episode, Dee Ann Turner discusses her experience as the former VP of Talent and HR at Chick-fil-A. She highlights the importance of creating a company culture and finding the right talent that fits into this culture.
Ghost Kitchens | Brett Wilson, DoorDash
In this episode of Tech and Mortar, Tyler talks with Brett Wilson of DoorDash on a big topic right now: Ghost Kitchens. Listen to find out how brands are using third-party delivery to grow and how your brand could be successful in this industry.
Jim Mizes, SiteZeus / Blaze Pizza
This episode of Tech and Mortar features new SiteZeus board member and retired CEO and president of Blaze Pizza, Jim Mizes. Jim talks with Tyler, our host, about his journey to scaling multiple fast-casual restaurant brands and shares the lessons he learned along the way.
Mariel Ebrahimi, CEO at DisruptCRE
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, DisruptCRE Co-Founder and CEO, Mariel Ebrahimi discusses how DisruptCRE came to life with podcast host, Tyler Carlson. She also dives into ways the commercial real estate could be leveraging technology.
Garrick Brown, Cushman & Wakefield
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, Tyler talks with Garrick Brown of Cushman and Wakefield about the current standing of the retail industry and what brands can do to save their brick and mortar stores. Garrick also speaks on the benefits of untraditional learning experiences.
Tyler Carlson, SiteZeus
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, the interviewer becomes the interviewee. Jorge Hermez of SiteZeus sits down with Tyler Carlson to reflect of the first 20 episodes of the podcast. Tyler explains what he has learned from guest’s stories of bringing technology into retail and real estate and the future of the industries.
Bobby Shaw, Bobby Shaw Consulting
On episode 20 of Tech and Mortar, Bobby Shaw describes his time a McDonald’s and Chipotle. He dives into the importance of creating a positive culture for your business and why you should define the difference between good and great performance.
Ryder Jeanes, Canntilever
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, Ryder Jeanes discusses the intersection of the cannabis industry and retail. Ryder explains how this emerging industry will affect all aspects of retail and what changes will need to be made for retailers to adapt to this innovation.
Barry Wolfe, Marcus Millichap
On today's episode with Barry Wolfe, we'll talk about how Barry spent the first decade of his career as a private practicing attorney with a focus on real-estate transactions. With a sudden change of heart, he entered a new chapter of his life which ultimately led him to becoming the senior managing director of investments at the Fort Lauderdale office of Marcus & Millichap. We hear from Barry on what is going to happen with all this big-box retail. We'll talk about the sensitive subject of "is the industry ignoring the facts and looking through rose colored glasses"?
Mo Asgari, Monkey Group
On this episode of Tech + Mortar, Mo Asgari, President at Monkey Group, helps us answer “what is a leader’s true job?”. He also gives us a five year outlook on the off premise and explains what is going to happen to those 30% fees that third parties are charging.