NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Olo, the leading digital ordering provider for over 160 restaurant brands across the U.S., today announced the appointment of Linda Rottenberg to its board of directors. Mrs. Rottenberg’s noteworthy credentials include her role as co-founder and chief executive officer at Endeavor Global, a global organization spanning 26 countries that empowers and drives entrepreneurship around the world. Since 1997, Endeavor has worked with 1,336 entrepreneurs, who have created 600,000 jobs, and whose companies generated $8.16 billion in revenues in 2015.
“We’re proud to welcome Linda to our board of directors and look forward to infusing her global entrepreneurial perspective and values into our leadership,” said Noah Glass, CEO of Olo. “Linda’s exceptional experience and guidance will be a great asset to Olo as we continue growing into a world-class company.”
“I am thrilled to join the Olo board and to be part of a team that is driving the digital transformation of the restaurant industry,” said Mrs. Rottenberg. “I look forward to working closely with this uniquely entrepreneurial group, and contributing to the company’s strategic direction and growth trajectory.”
Mrs. Rottenberg has been honored by several prestigious institutions and is recognized as one of the world’s top experts on entrepreneurship. She was named among “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and as one of TIME’s 100 “Innovators for the 21st Century.” Mrs. Rottenberg often lectures at Fortune 500 companies and her expertise and high global praise has earned her recognition as “the entrepreneur whisperer,” by ABC and NPR. She has been profiled in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Financial Times, USA Today, People, Glamour, and Strategy + Business and has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Morning Joe, Nightline, NPR, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, and Bloomberg News.
Mrs. Rottenberg serves on the board of Zayo Group, a global provider of bandwidth infrastructure, and on the entrepreneurship steering committee of the World Economic Forum. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Additionally, Mrs. Rottenberg is author of the 2014 New York Times bestseller, CRAZY IS A COMPLIMENT: The Power of Zigging When Everyone Else Zags where she urges readers to find success by incorporating an entrepreneurial mindset of adaptation and a daring nature. Mrs. Rottenberg is a Harvard University and Yale Law School graduate.
Olo helps restaurant brands maximize revenue per square foot by delivering faster, more accurate, and more personal service to their customers. Through beautiful, fully branded digital interfaces, Olo's enterprise-grade ordering platform integrates with the brands’ existing systems, opening new digital revenue streams, injected seamlessly into the restaurant’s operations. Olo is a pioneer in the industry, beginning with text message ordering on mobile feature phones in 2005. Today, over 30 million consumers use the Olo platform to order ahead and Skip the Line® at the restaurants they love. Clients include Baskin-Robbins (DNKN), Chili’s (EAT), Chipotle (CMG), Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Jamba Juice (JMBA), Noodles & Company (NDLS), sweetgreen, Wingstop (WING), and more. Learn more at Olo.com.