Dave Harris

CIO at Shake Shack

Dave Harris has been in the tech industry for over 20 years. Dave started their career as a software engineer and has since held various positions in IT management. Dave is currently the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Shake Shack.

Dave Harris’ experience includes working as Vice President of Digital Technology at Newell Brands from 2016 to 2018. In this role, they were responsible for the company’s digital technology strategy, product management, and engineering. Dave also oversaw the development of eCommerce solutions and retail store technologies.

Prior to their role at Newell Brands, Harris served as Vice President / CIO of Information Technology at The Yankee Candle Company from 2013 to 2015. In this role, they were responsible for the company’s IT strategy, budgeting, and operations. Dave also led the implementation of a new ERP system and directed the migration of the company’s eCommerce platform to a new hosting environment.

They work with Andrew McCaughan - Chief Development Officer, Ron Palmese - General Counsel, and Zachary Koff - COO. Dave Harris reports to Randy Garutti, CEO & Director.



  • CIO

    Current role

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