SageNet, a Tulsa-based managed network, digital experience, and cybersecurity services provider, congratulates Courtney Radke, its Vice President of Innovation, Network & Security, on his Restaurant Technology Network (RTN) “Industry Champion Award.”

The Restaurant Technology Network (RTN) announced the inaugural winners of the Industry Champion Award at the MURTEC industry conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 11–13, 2024. The award recognizes Radke’s invaluable contributions to creating restaurant technology standards and industry guidance.

Radke has been one of RTN’s earliest champions and a Vendor Advisory Council Member since its inception five years ago. He has played an active role in expanding RTN workgroups, which are designed as innovative think tanks to collaborate on real-world challenges such as: building a comprehensive Restaurant Technology Capabilities Framework, creating an innovative Restaurant Cybersecurity Framework, and launching an industry-first Open API Framework.

The award reflects not only Radke’s contributions but the culmination of RTN’s accomplishments toward building standards of work within the restaurant industry. RTN represents the larger effort of many to shape the future of the restaurant industry through a combination of talent, brand influence, and technical guidance. Radke is committed to RTN’s long-term mission to help restaurateurs succeed and better serve their customers.

“We‘re immensely proud of Courtney and his dedication and visionary leadership that have been recognized with RTN’s Industry Leadership Award,” says SageNet CEO Brad Wise. “Courtney’s contributions in setting restaurant technology standards and providing invaluable guidance have not only elevated our mission at SageNet but have also set a benchmark for excellence across the industry. On behalf of the entire SageNet team, I extend our congratulations to Courtney. His achievements inspire us all and underscore our commitment to driving transformative solutions for our customers.”

Radke is a proven thought leader with a career that spans industries from retail and hospitality to operational technology. He is responsible for driving innovation, profitability, and growth at SageNet through the development and execution of the company’s Network and Security product and solution strategies.

In addition, Radke serves as a board member of the Executive Cyber Exchange and is recognized as a Top Influencer by RETHINK Retail. He also is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with ISC2 and a Certified Foodservice Technology Professional with the International Food and Beverage Technology Association (IFBTA). 

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