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Jeff Campbell

Director of HTM Master's Program

About Jeff Campbell

Jeff Campbell is the former CEO of Burger King and ex-Chairman of the Pillsbury Restaurant Group. He has also held the posts of Senior Vice President for Brand Development for Pepsi-Cola as well as CEO of the Johnny Rockets and Catalina Restaurant Groups. He has a B.A. in Psychology from Fairfield University, an M.B.A. in Marketing from Columbia University and an M.A. in History from the University of Miami. He served in the military with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division.

Jeff is currently the Chairman of The Chairmen’s Roundtable, a San Diego-based organization composed of former CEO’s and entrepreneurs who engage in free-of-charge mentoring services for local businesses. He also sits on a number of for and not-for-profit Boards of Directors.


  • BA in Psychology, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
  • MBA in Marketing, Columbia University, New York City, New York
  • MA in History, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida