Dan Gertsacov

Meet The Culinary Entrepreneur: McKinsey & Co.'s Senior Advisor Dan Gertsacov

Dan Gertsacov is a senior advisor at McKinsey & Company and former chief commercial officer of Focus Brands, which operates brands like Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon and Moe’s Southwest Grill. Join him in conversation with Rick Camac, Dean of Restaurant & Hospitality Management.

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Dan jumped from the world of media and financial tech to food service in 2014 when he became chief marketing and digital officer of Arcos Dorados in Bogotá, one of the largest McDonald's franchisees in the world. From there he moved on to Focus Brands, where as CCO he helped grow more than 6,000 restaurants and cafes throughout over 50 countries. Now he's combined all those skills as an advisor at McKinsey & Company, while also holding board seats at The Giving Kitchen and Filthy Food.