Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Lara is a digital storyteller and change agent with over 15 years experience leading organizational change and digital transformation at a number of Canada's leading companies including Rogers Communications, General Mills, Torstar and Johnson & Johnson.

Currently Lara is Digital Officer at McDonald’s Canada, where she spearheads the digital transformation of the Canadian business.  Her mandate covers the digital marketing space as well as the omni-channel restaurant and technology experience, encompassing everything from video strategy, social, content marketing, CRM, mobile, in-store kiosks and more.  

Lara holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours from Queens University as well as an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.  She is a self-professed digital nerd and pop culture junkie, and a Netflix junkie.

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