Luis Oliveira has served as the Vice President of Information Technology for Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc., since the company was created in November 2006.  Mr. Oliveira was responsible for creating all IT infrastructure for the new company, as well as transitioning operations support and applications.  He currently leads a team of 15 who provide Information Technology strategy, applications development and operations support for the company.

Prior to joining Ignite Restaurant Group, Mr. Oliveira spent 11 years at Landry’s Restaurants, in various director-level positions within the Information Technology department.  Mr. Oliveira holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from FESP University in Brazil and a MBA from the University of Houston.