Chief Executive Officer, Inspire Brands
Paul Brown serves as Chief Executive Officer of Inspire Brands, a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes more than 4,700 Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Rusty Taco locations worldwide. In September 2018, Inspire entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Sonic, the largest chain of drive-in restaurants in America.
Prior to founding Inspire, Brown was Chief Executive Officer of Arby?s Restaurant Group, Inc. He previously served as President of Brands and Commercial Services of Hilton Worldwide, President of Expedia.com and Expedia's Partner Services Group, and Partner at McKinsey & Company.
Brown received an MBA and a Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern University. He serves on the board of H&R Block and J.C. Penney as well as the Georgia Tech Foundation, The Woodruff Arts Center, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.