Vice President of Brand Technology
Doug Cook serves as vice president of brand technology for SONIC ® , America’s Drive-In ® , part of the Inspire Brands family of restaurants. Inspire is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes more than 8,300 Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and SONIC locations worldwide.
In his role, Cook oversees all technology for the brand and is key in ensuring that SONIC’s business strategy and relevant trends are expressed in its enterprise processes and systems.
Cook has worked at SONIC in various technology leadership roles since 1999. Prior to his current role, Cook served as vice president and chief architect and was responsible for leading the architecture of SONIC’s technology foundation, including POPS, POS, ERP, Data and initiatives associated with these business technology areas.
Cook holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, and he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in enterprise architecture from Penn State University. Cook, his wife, Jana, and their two children, Colby and Kynlee, reside in Edmond, Oklahoma.