Gerri Elliott

Gerri Elliott

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Gerri Elliott is Founder of and an Independent Board Member for Whirlpool, Bed Bath & Beyond and Charlotte Russe.

Formally, Gerri was EVP and Chief Customer Officer for Juniper Networks, responsible for driving the strategic and operational elements of the Sales, Marketing, Services and Support functions at the company. She led a global organization of more than 3,500 professionals that included direct and indirect sales, systems engineering, marketing, advanced technologies, channel partners and alliances, field operations, services and support in 140 offices in over 40 countries. Gerri joined Juniper in 2009 to oversee all of Juniper’s strategic partnerships worldwide which resulted in faster growth in these partnerships than the company overall.

Gerri joined Juniper Networks from Microsoft after a seven-year stint there, where as CVP, WW Public Sector, reporting to the COO, she led a team of more than 2,000 sales and marketing professionals that served government, education and healthcare customers in more than 100 countries. She grew the business from $4.7B to $8.0B over three years.

Prior to Microsoft, Gerri spent 22 years at IBM both in the U.S. and abroad. She held key executive and management positions in strategy development, services and consulting, product management, and sales field and headquarters leadership.

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