Don Thompson, President and CEO, McDonalds Corporation

Don Thompson

A visit from McDonald’s President and CEO Don Thompson

5/12/14 - McDonald’s President and CEO Don Thompson’s visit to the Kellogg School as part of the Brave Leader Series was a helpful reminder that, if you have ambitions of serving 70 million customers a day, you’d better have a handle on your operations. Global supply chains, speed, and customization were the main topics of a discussion that included Kellogg School faculty members, Dean Sally Blount, and Thompson.

Thompson on Choosing Your Career

Thompson on Franchisees

Thompson on McDonald's Fries

Read faculty members’ takeaways

Kellogg Leader events

The Brave Leader 2019-2020 series has featured:

Shannon Sedgwick Davis, CEO, Bridgeway Foundation & Author, To Stop A Warlord (1/13)

Hiro Mizuno ’95, Executive Managing Director, Global Pension Investment Fund of Japan (9/25)

About the Series

Kellogg hosts prominent leaders from business, government and civil society who engage the community in thought-provoking discussions about key issues facing the business community and the world at large.