David Burchfield

Global Director of People Strategy, McDonald's

Dave Burchfield is a seasoned HR leader with 11+ years of experience delivering transformation initiatives to global, Brand-centric organizations.  As McDonald’s Director of People Strategy, Dave Burchfield leads the effort to create an engaging work environment for restaurant employees around the world.  Over the past two years, he has focused on implementing a digital employee experience platform where employees can go to connect, prepare for their shifts, and access their schedules, benefits, and learning in a mobile, intuitive way. Dave has also focused on bringing fun back into the restaurants, providing employees a sense of purpose and belonging, and ultimately translating into better customer interactions.  Dave joined McDonald’s from Deloitte Consulting where he helped clients with their Digital and Organizational transformation efforts.  Prior to that Dave was an HR Business Partner and Talent Development Consultant for Rolls-Royce and he received his Master’s in Human Resources from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.