Workshop Speakers

John Dillon

Executive Vice President, Chief Brand Officer
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Denny's Corporation

John Dillon is Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer for Denny's Corporation and is responsible for directing all of the brand and marketing efforts for Denny's. His responsibilities include developing and executing marketing strategies and initiatives, brand positioning, e-commerce, communications, advertising campaigns, product development and optimizing synergies among the franchisee community. He joined Denny's in 2007, bringing a wealth of experience in consumer branding and marketing strategy.

Prior to joining Denny's, Dillon was in multiple marketing leadership positions with various organizations, including 10 years with YUM! Brands/Pizza Hut and Vice President of Marketing for the National Basketball Association's Houston Rockets. He has a bachelor's degree in Marketing and Business Analysis from Baylor University.