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Greg Brown

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Greg Brown

Chairman and CEO, Motorola Solutions
Greg Brown

Greg Brown is chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions. Brown has served 15 years as CEO of Motorola and Motorola Solutions. Since the inception of Motorola Solutions under Brown’s tenure, total shareholder return is over 800%, more than double the return of the S&P 500. Today this almost 100-year-old global company is the leader in land mobile radio communications, video security & access control and the command center. Under Brown’s leadership, Motorola Solutions has been named number one in its category on Fortunes Most Admired, named as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes, included on Newsweek’s list of Most Responsible Companies, made The Wall Street Journal Management Top 250, and is considered one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. Brown has served on the boards of Xerox, Cisco Systems, RR Donnelley and Micromuse where he was Chairman and CEO. He also served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chairman of the Rutgers University Board of Governors and Midwest Chairman of the Navy Seals Foundation. He currently serves as Co-Chair of Prium, and is on the boards of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, World Business Chicago and the Big Shoulders Fund. He is also a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago and The Chicago Club. In recognition of Brown’s service in Chicago, he was honored with the Daniel H. Burnham Award for Distinguished Leadership by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce for embodying the Daniel Burnham spirit of “make no little plans.” He also received the Chicago Leadership Award from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Chicago Business Hall of Fame Award from Junior Achievement of Chicago. Brown has served two American presidents as part of President Obama's Management Advisory Board and President George W. Bush's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Brown earned a bachelor's degree in economics and an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Rutgers University.