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Jon Pershke
VP, Strategy & Emerging Business Lenovo
Jon Pershke leads strategy development across Lenovo Intelligent Devices Group’s Personal Computing and Smart Devices business, which includes Windows, Chrome and Android devices, accessories, software and customer solutions representing over $30 billion of annual revenue. The scope includes marketing, sales, product development, supply chain and services. Jon has direct responsibility for strategy, competitive technical evaluation and development of key emerging business opportunities. This includes focused solutions for education, retail and healthcare verticals along with OEM solutions, commercial augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), and Internet of Things (IoT). Jon’s prior role was in the Lenovo Supply Chain organization, where he played a key role in defining the processes and IT infrastructure that enabled Lenovo to successfully transform its supply chain. During that time, Lenovo cut end-to-end supply chain costs by more than 50 percent and achieved a 117 percent improvement in product delivery performance, while maintaining the company’s leadership in PC product quality. Jon also led Lenovo’s efforts to establish its supply chain footprint in North America, establishing the Whitsett Fulfillment Center and the Monterrey Manufacturing plant.