Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Greg Brown, 56, is chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions where he has led the company for a decade. Under Brown’s leadership, this 90-year old company has been completely transformed. He spun off the cellular phone business, divested two other multi-billion dollar non-strategic divisions and completed a $1B acquisition of the second largest public safety system in the world. Since the company split on January 1, 2011, annualized total shareholder return has averaged 25% a year.

Brown serves as chair of Skills for Chicagoland’s Future and chair of the committee on Immigration Reform of the Business Roundtable. He also serves on the board of Xerox, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Rutgers University Board of Governors, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and The Chicago Club.

Brown has served on the boards of Cisco Systems and RR Donnelley. He has also served two American presidents where he was a member of President Obama’s Management Advisory Board and served on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee under President George W. Bush. 

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