As Lenovo’s President of North America, Emilio Ghilardi is responsible for North America sales, daily operations, growth and profitability of the region -- encompassing the United States and Canada. Prior to assuming
this position in April 2016, Emilio was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lenovo North America. He had overall P&L responsibility for consumer, commercial and enterprise products for the North America
Emilio’s vast technology experience spans across sales and marketing, product development, supply chain, distribution and channel management. Having lived and worked on several continents, Emilio brings to Lenovo
a unique global mindset and understanding of the best technology practices around the world.
He joined Lenovo in July 2015 after a 30+ year career in the Semiconductor and in the Personal Computing and Printing sectors. He worked for Hewlett-Packard for 28 years in various positions including VP and GM
of Personal Systems for the Americas, VP and GM of Consumer for EMEA and VP and GM of Commercial Imaging and Printing for EMEA. He worked at AMD for three years as SVP and Chief Sales Officer and was later named
President of AMD International and AMD China.
Emilio has a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from Polytechnic of Turin, Italy.