Speaker Profile

Chris Brandt
Chief Marketing Officer / Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chris Brandt is the CMO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, where he’s focused on transforming the company into a purpose-driven lifestyle brand, making it more visible and culturally relevant with consumers.

Previously, Mr. Brandt was the EVP and chief brand officer of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., responsible for all marketing activities across Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming's. He also served as the chief brand officer for Taco Bell.

Mr. Brandt has an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of California San Diego and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.