Selected 2019

Tyler Felous

  • Current company Wisely
  • Country Detroit
  • Industry Enterprise Software & Services

Tyler Felous co-founded Wisely, a next-generation ops+CRM platform for the restaurant industry, in 2014, following 2.5 years pursuing failed consumer app concepts and a short life as a Strategy Consultant at Accenture. Tyler serves as Wisely’s COO, directly overseeing its Customer Experience and Product teams. He graduated from Northwestern with degrees in Mathematical Methods for the Social Sciences and Economics, with a Finance Certificate from the Kellogg School of Management. Tyler resides in Chicago with his wife, daughter, and dog, Albus.

About Wisely

Wisely is a platform for restaurant owners that helps create a better dining experience. The company currently offers restaurants three white-label solutions: Waitlist, Reservations, & Table Management, Marketing Automation, and Guest Sentiment. Whether it’s providing insights on ways to optimize seat arrangement and table space or crafting digital profiles on repeat diners and their food and drinks preferences, Wisely helps restaurants increase visit frequency, diner spend, and wait-list time accuracy. Wisely works with innovative restaurants including bartaco, P.F. Chang’s, Sonny’s BBQ, Chuy’s, Lazy Dog, and First Watch.

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