| David Novak|
University of Missouri
| The Education of an Accidental CEO: Lessons Learned from the Trailer Park to the Corner Office|
Greg Creed, Scott Bergren, David Dorman, Aylwin B Lewis, Emil Brolick
David Colin Novak (born 1953) is an American businessman. He currently serves as the Executive Chairman of YUM! Brands Inc.
David C. Novak Wikipedia
He received a B.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri. He served as an Account Supervisor on Frito-Lay products (Doritos and Tostitos) for Tracy-Locke Advertising in Dallas, TX before becoming the VP of all F-L products at the agency. Novak is a Christian and has been a member of Southeast Christian church.
Novak served as Yum! Brand's Chief Executive Officer from 1999 - Jan. 1, 2015. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Pepsi-Cola North America, and Executive Vice President of Marketing and National Sales for the Pepsi-Cola Company.
He has been an Independent Director of JPMorgan Chase & Co. since 2001. He also serves as a Director of Bank One Corporation. He was named 2012 Chief Executive of the Year by Chief Executive magazine.
Novak is credited with the invention of Crystal Pepsi.Novak, David C. (2012), Taking People with You, Portfolio Hardcover, ISBN 1591844541