Darla Morse

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Red Robin



Darla Morse is responsible for leading Red Robin’s enterprise technology strategy, including implementation of digital platforms, corporate and restaurant systems, data management security and infrastructure. She leverages technology innovation to enable business strategies that elevate guest engagement, operational execution and brand affinity.

Morse has more than 25 years of experience in information technology (IT), including senior roles at Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, and Inspire Brands. Most recently, she served as chief information officer (CIO) at CKE Restaurants Holdings, where she led technology and strategy functions for 4,000 company and franchised Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants in 45 states and 42 countries. Prior to joining CKE, she was CIO at Inspire Brands and led technology strategy for its more than 7,000 restaurants.

She earned an MBA degree from Webster University and bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College. Her favorite Red Robin menu item is the Guacamole Bacon Burger.