Education Sessions Schedule

CyberSecurity 101: Basic Training for Restaurant Operators

This fast-paced session addresses the critical topic of cybersecurity issues and concerns for restaurant operators of all sizes. In addition to highlighting the most critical aspects of restaurant industry cybersecurity, it addresses current events and provides an update on payment technology.


Monday, July 10, 2017


1:30pm - 2:30pm


TIPS Stage


Nick Schacht, KnowCyber


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Nick Schacht

Nick Schacht is a highly-experienced public and private company chief executive with nearly three decades of experience in professional services, education, and corporate learning and development. He has a history of driving product innovation, growth and profitability, and he has led organizations operating in every continent.

Nick is CEO of KnowCyber, a learning and development company focused on improving the cybersecurity-related skills of people in all types of organizations worldwide. Prior to KnowCyber, he was president and COO for PetroSkills, a provider of training and development services to the worldwide petroleum industry. Prior to that, he was CEO and president of Learning Tree International, a publicly traded provider of IT and management learning and development. Nick was also the president of Global Learning Systems, a start-up focused on e-Learning and digital content. He served in a variety of capacities at ESI International, culminating in his role as president when ESI was sold to the Institute for International Research (IIR) and then as group president for the Americas for IIR. He has been a Research Fellow at the Logistics Management Institute, and began his career as a U.S. Navy supply officer, on the headquarters staff of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

Nick graduated with honors from the U.S. Naval Academy, and holds master’s degrees in administration from the University of Maryland University College, and information systems technology from The George Washington University.