Gregory (Greg) R. Pearson is senior vice president at Intel Corporation. Greg is responsible for Corporate and Government Affairs (CGA) as the Global Policy Officer. CGA’s directive is to drive results by implementing policy strategy with policymakers in major markets and key operating sites that support Intel’s business imperatives and enhance Intel's corporate image.
Most recently, he served as Chief Sales Officer of the $60B Sales and Marketing Group. In addition to his global sales and revenue responsibilities, Pearson spearheaded the transformation of innovative sales approaches to open up new channels and enhanced customer relationships around the world for Intel. He held this role from 2013 until September 2017.
From 2008 to 2013, Pearson was general manager of Intel’s Worldwide Sales Operations Group, responsible for distribution sales, influencer sales, online sales and sales operations for Intel globally. Previous roles include serving as vice president of Intel Americas, leading Intel’s largest geography; president of Intel Japan, where he managed the second-largest intellectual property market and one of the most advanced OEM markets in the world; and from 2000 to 2003, he was general manager of Worldwide Communication Sales, overseeing a multibillion-dollar team that included direct and channel structures and all of Intel’s embedded and communications products for a wide range of customers. In the years 1997 to 2000, he was managing director of sales for Intel’s Northern and Central Europe region — based in Munich, Germany — and oversaw all Northern European customers, including consumption, OEM and retail. From 1990 to 1997, he was the global account manager for Compaq Computer Corp., growing the business from $40 million to more than $1 billion. He began his career at Intel in 1983 in the Sales and Marketing Rotation Program as a technical sales engineer working with communications and embedded computing customers.
Pearson received a bachelor’s degree in business, with a concentration on computers and microelectronics, from the University of Wisconsin.