Daniel Schwartz, The Millennial CEO Changing the Fast Food Industry

Published on27 MAR 2018

Daniel Schwartz, CEO of Restaurant Brands Inc., parent company of Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes, discusses his strategy to shakeup the fast food industry and the perspective he brings to the role as a Millennial leader.

Schwartz on the unique perspective he brings as a Millennial leader: “I think for us and for me especially, our ability to embrace change, specifically with technology… Hopefully having that perspective on how fast technology can disrupt one business, and seeing this wave of businesses that were disrupted, I think that kind of gives us the willingness to be willing to disrupt ourselves, if you will.”

Schwartz on attracting the best people to the fast food industry: “I spend a disproportionate amount of my time trying to recruit people… So I could stay close to them and make sure we bring the best people on, empowering them, giving them a shot way faster than they'd get elsewhere.”


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