Rob Lauber

Rob Lauber

VP, Chief Learning Officer , McDonald's Corporation


Rob is the Chief Learning Officer at McDonald’s Corporation. Rob joined McDonald’s in July 2014 and has responsibility for the overall learning and talent development strategy and execution across all 35,000 restaurants around the world.

Prior to his current role, Rob was the Vice President, Yum! University at Yum! Brands. In this role, he was responsible for leading the direction and strategy for Yum! University and its programs as well as providing learning leadership and strategy globally across the Yum! System.

Before joining Yum!, Rob was the Executive Director of Learning Services at Cingular Wireless LLC. He has also served as the Director of Learning & Development at BellSouth Cellular Corp.

Rob has been recognized multiple times by CLO Magazine for his work on achieving business impact, leading business change, learning technologies and global learning. He was recognized as the 2013 CLO of the Year. He is frequently a participant in panel discussions, webinars, and learning profession related articles across the globe.

Rob holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Scranton as well as an M.S. in Human Resources Development from Rochester Institute of Technology.