Robert Byrne is a senior manager at Technomic with a focus on using consumer insights to help clients shape their foodservice strategy. He oversees Technomic’s ongoing chain brand health and foodservice consumer A&U tracking program, pairing the data with menu and industry analysis to provide custom presentations and trend reports. Robert has presented at numerous conferences in the U.S. and Canada on consumer trends and opportunities for restaurant operators, manufacturers and distributors. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Beloit College. Robert currently resides in Chicago and considers himself the ultimate burger enthusiast.