Toast, the fastest-growing restaurant management platform, today announced the appointment of Anisha Vaswani to the newly created position of Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. Reporting directly to Aman Narang, president and co-founder of Toast, Vaswani will be tasked with leading Toast’s information technology organization and will be responsible for supporting Toast’s operations through the delivery of innovative technology capabilities, systems, and tools that align with Toast’s corporate strategy.
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“We’re thrilled to welcome Anisha as Toast’s first CIO. The creation of this role underscores Toast’s ongoing commitment and dedication to driving innovative technology solutions internally so that we are able to operate productively and efficiently as we service the evolving needs of our valued restaurant customers,” said Aman Narang, president and co-founder of Toast. “I look forward to leveraging Anisha’s decades of extensive operational and IT experience, but importantly also her strategic experience in customer-facing capacities. I am confident that her deep knowledge of the technology industry and track record in scaling high-growth companies will be invaluable for Toast as well as our customers as we further our mission to empower the restaurant community to delight guests, do what they love, and thrive.”
Vaswani joins Toast with more than 20 years of experience in the IT space, having most recently served as the Chief Information Officer at Box. In this capacity she was responsible for global IT including enterprise applications, IT operations, end user services, and project management office (PMO). Her team led technology selection, solutions architecture, analysis, design, development, quality assurance, and project management of systems.
Vaswani noted, “I am delighted and honored to join Toast as its first CIO at such an exciting time in the company’s history. I look forward to supporting Toast in its next phase of growth and leading a team of talented and dedicated IT professionals focused on creating world-class business systems, centralized operations, and IT operations programming.”
Prior to Box, Vaswani held IT management roles at VMware, Agilent Technologies, and Hewlett-Packard. Vaswani received a bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University.
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Launched in 2013, Toast is democratizing technology for restaurants of all sizes. Built exclusively for restaurants and driven by a passion to enable their success, Toast connects employees, operations, and guests on an easy-to-use platform so restaurateurs can stay one step ahead of a rapidly evolving hospitality market. Tens of thousands of restaurants partner with Toast to increase revenue, streamline operations, retain great employees, and create raving fans. Toast was named to Fortune’s 2020 Best Workplaces in Technology, 2020 Forbes Fintech 50, 2020 Forbes Cloud 100, Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Listing – National Overall Winner, and the 2019 SXSW Interactive Innovation Finals. Learn more at www.toasttab.com.