Mike Mirkil is a senior restaurant marketing executive with a 25+ year career focused on understanding consumer behavior and leveraging insights to create effective marketing, advertising and branding initiatives that drive profitable growth across the restaurant and retail industries. He has worked for and with global ad agencies including JWT, FCB, DDB and TBWA Chiat/Day as well as corporations including Taco Bell and General Mills. In 2010 he became the first head of marketing for The Habit Burger Grill, helping grow and scale that brand from 30 to 100 locations.
Mike received his BA from the University of Michigan and his MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He currently resides in South Pasadena with his wife Rebecca and their two cats Ramona and Grady.