SpotOn, the top-rated software and payments partner for restaurants and small businesses, has named Bryan Solar as its new Chief Product Officer. Solar joins SpotOn from Block, where he was the General Manager for Square for Restaurants. He has also held leadership positions at Google, where he managed various SMB and restaurant-related projects. SpotOn’s Co-Founder and former Chief Product Officer, Doron Friedman, will take on the newly-created role of Chief Innovation Officer.
“With Bryan leading the incredible team that Doron has built over the years, SpotOn is uniquely positioned to deliver the products and services our clients need today, and into the future.”Tweet this
“I’ve been closely watching SpotOn since its founding in 2017. Their ability to combine innovation, ease-of-use, and exceptional customer support is unique in the industry and a clear reason that SpotOn has earned the business of tens of thousands of restaurants and SMBs in five short years,” said Solar. “I’m thrilled to be joining a team that is built on empathy for business owners and operators, and to bring my personal and professional experience in the industry to take SpotOn to the next level.”
Solar was raised in a family of restaurant owners, which inspired him to build a career developing technology to support the growth and success of restaurants and small businesses. Before joining SpotOn, he was the General Manager of Square for Restaurants where he led Product Management, Engineering, Data Science, Marketing, and Creative teams for the restaurant business. Prior to that, he spent time at Google where he helped launch Reserve with Google, led SMB New Products and Markets, and led Google’s Restaurants Tools team.
As SpotOn’s Chief Product Officer, Solar will define the product vision, strategy, and execution, overseeing one of the strongest product and technology teams in the combined software & payments industry. He will also join SpotOn’s Executive Leadership Team.