As Chief Information Officer, Bruce Atkinson is passionate about using technology to enable growth and productivity at Restaurant Technologies. Focusing on the business facilitates his practical approach toward technology. In his current role, he delivers innovative technology solutions to support safer, smarter kitchens by leveraging the Internet of Things, big data, and cloud computing.
Prior to joining Restaurant Technologies, Bruce held a variety of global leadership positions with Thomson Reuters. Most recently, he held the roles of CTO and Vice President of IT within NorthStar Education Services and Great Lakes Higher Education Corp in the student loan industry.
Bruce holds bachelor's degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and an MBA from the University of Saint Thomas. When not at work, Bruce enjoys cycling and each fall sets out on a 4-day ride through the rolling hills of Southwest Wisconsin.