Speaker Biography

Bob Libby

Senior Director, Strategy and Supply Chain Solutions, IT Restaurants

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

Forrester's Forum For Application Development & Delivery Professionals



    Bob Libby serves as Senior Director of Strategy and Supply Chain Solutions as part of the IT Restaurants leadership team. He joined IT Restaurants in 2009 and first focused on the overall strategy and supporting planning efforts needed to align partners of McDonald's and prepare them for its global restaurant technologies. Since 2011, Bob has been responsible for leading the portfolio of global IT supply chain solutions, including Restaurant Order Planning, MERLIN, and Steton. Through these solutions, his team is enabling crew members and managers at McDonald's to order what they need for their restaurants with confidence through nutritional transparency and supplier quality. Bob joined McDonald’s in 2006, leading the global IT strategy group. Prior to McDonald's, he consulted for 18 years at several Fortune 500 companies. His experience spanned strategy in support of business and technology. His clients and partners consider him "a straight-forward, friendly, professional and top-flight technologist." Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.