SVP | CTO, Jack in the Box
Doug serves an integral role in developing and executing strategic initiatives focused on technology to support the brand’s needs.
He brings more than 20 years of foodservice experience, leading guest and employee-facing platforms, and most recently served as interim CTO of Jack in the Box, effectively leading the technology team and strategy during his interim period.
Prior to joining Jack in the Box, Doug most recently served as chief information officer at Pizza Hut. During his time with Pizza Hut, he oversaw the brand’s IT organization and was responsible for the deployment of restaurant and data products, as well as other innovative technologies and programs to create a competitive advantage for the Company.
Before Pizza Hut, Doug spent two decades with Sonic applying leading-edge technologies and analytics to grow the company’s innovation and market position. In addition to his professional experience, Doug has been an active leader in various trade, technology and retail organizations. He has also given his expertise at the Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference (MURTEC) and participated in Hospitality Technology’s “Top Tech Opportunities & Challenges for Restaurants” study.
Doug and his wife, Jana, have been married for 25 years. Jana has served as a lifelong educator at both the high school and collegiate level. They are proud parents of two children; Colby is 18 and Kynlee is 16, and two golden doodles, Okie and Frankie. Doug enjoys walking their dogs, playing golf, running Mud Run and obstacle races, and any type of outdoor activities. Doug is a firm believer in Breakfast All Day, which is one of the reasons why he loves the Jack in the Box brand. Doug and his family are thrilled to be part of the Jack in the Box family.