Nick Kokonas

Nick Kokonas

Formal First Name

Nick Kokonas is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tock, a cloud-based booking system for restaurants, events, and pop-ups. After applying dynamic and variable pricing, prepayment of reservations, and improved CRM to his own restaurants, he established Tock in 2014 to bring his software to the restaurant industry. With over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience across several industries, Kokonas has mastered the art of pricing and market discovery. He also served as a Founding Partner of Third Moment Trading, a proprietary derivatives trading firm specializing in equity, currency, and yield-curve options and futures.

Professional Experience

Academic History

            • Kokonas began investing in internet start-ups in 1996.
            • He began experimenting with new and novel ways of booking in 2011.
            • He is the Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Alinea, Next, and The Aviary restaurants.
            • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.