Daniel Henry is Executive Vice President and Global CIO for McDonald’s Corporation. He is responsible for the global technology portfolio at McDonald’s, ranging from our restaurant and digital technologies to the infrastructure and technology platforms that support our business. Henry also has oversight over the Global Technology Project Management Office and Information Security. His role includes management of strategic providers, which will bring more innovative restaurant and digital technology to the McDonald’s system at an even faster pace.
He works alongside McDonald’s senior leadership and leaders in markets around the world to ensure alignment on the support of the Velocity Growth Plan and how it is brought to life in restaurants through technology.
Henry has more than 20 years of experience in large-scale product development/management, ecommerce, application development, architecture, infrastructure and operations. Prior to joining McDonald’s, he was at American Airlines and responsible for all customer-facing technologies from the airline’s eCommerce platform, loyalty platform, call center platform, airport solutions, mobile app, and kiosks. He was also responsible for American’s enterprise data and enterprise architecture strategy.
Henry earned a bachelor’s degree from Cameron University, where he played football.