Dan Dillon Jr. oversees the operations of ASU Enterprise Partners’ affiliate organizations. He previously served as ASU’s chief marketing officer and senior vice president, a post he assumed in 2013. During his tenure, he launched the ASU Enterprise Marketing Hub, and built and shaped its award-winning staff. His primary focus was to advance affinity for the university, which he and his team accomplished by enhancing the integrity of the ASU brand and implementing innovative and impactful marketing activities across the university.
Dillon is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years in domestic and global management roles in the highly competitive consumer packaged goods and restaurant industries. Dillon has served in C-level and executive positions for leading U.S. companies, including General Mills, Keebler, Nabisco, Heinz, Con Agra and Coca-Cola. Prior to coming to ASU and launching the Enterprise Marketing Hub, Dillon was chief marketing officer at Outback Steakhouse and most recently the executive vice president at Ruby Tuesday Inc.
Dillon received his BA from St. Anselm College in New Hampshire and MBA from Bentley College in Massachusetts. He lives in Phoenix with his wife, Laura, and their sons, Tripp and Drew.