Neil Gill is CEO and President of Dogtopia Enterprises, the dog daycare company providing the utmost in quality care through its focus on socialization, exercise, and education. Neil has spent more than 35 years in franchising with international brands such as KFC, Pizza Hut, Brinker International and more than 11 years at Gloria Jean’s Coffees International as CEO, opening more than 1,000 stores across 39 countries. He has experience in taking franchise brands through IPOs and worked in a variety of sectors from on-line education, weight loss, and bakery. We talk about the concept of the “dogification of the human”, his vast experience in franchising, the shifts in the dog and human relationship, and more.
Interviewed by Mortimer Singer.