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President and CEO at Motorola Solutions
Rutgers University

Person Details


Greg Brown is the Board Director of Cisco. Greg, 52, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola Solutions, Inc.

He joined Motorola in January 2003 and was elected to the company's board of directors in 2007. He became CEO of Motorola in January 2008 and led the successful spin-off of the consumer-focused Motorola Mobility in 2011.

Prior to joining Motorola, he was Chairman and CEO of Micromuse Inc. from 1999 to 2003.

Brown serves as deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and recently was named by the Business Roundtable to lead a select CEO committee on comprehensive immigration reform. He also is a member of the Cisco Board of Directors, The Business Council and Technology CEO Council.

Additionally, Brown is a member of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Board, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, World Business Chicago, and is vice chair of the Executives’ Club of Chicago.

He has served two American presidents, most recently as a member of President Obama’s Management Advisory Board. In 2004, President George W. Bush appointed Brown to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Rutgers University.

He also serves on the university’s Board of Governors.

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