Dr. Hortensius

Position: Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Peter D. Hortensius is Senior Vice President of Lenovo and Chief Technology Officer, with responsibilities for Lenovo's innovation centers located around the world.  Previously, Dr. Hortensius was President of the Think Business Group which has supply chain and product responsibilities for Lenovo's Think branded product lines. 
 
Prior to this role, he served as President of the Product Group where he managed both the company's commercial and consumer PC product portfolio, and enterprise business.  Before that, he was Senior Vice President of Lenovo's Think Product Group where he managed the company's commercial product portfolio and was responsible for increasing market share and profitability in enterprise segments and in new growth areas like small-to-medium business by launching the ThinkPad Edge line of laptops.
 
Dr. Hortensius joined Lenovo in May, 2005 as Senior Vice President for Worldwide Product Development and was appointed Senior Vice President for Lenovo's Notebook Business Unit in October with business and product development responsibilities for all the ThinkPad and Lenovo-branded laptop lines.
 
Before joining Lenovo, Dr. Hortensius spent 17 years with IBM where he was the vice president, Products and Offerings, for IBM's PC Division.  He has extensive expertise in product and technology research and development.
 
Dr. Hortensius holds a Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba in Canada.

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