Brian Gladden serves as senior vice president, chief financial officer (CFO) for Dell. In this role since June 2008, he is responsible for all aspects of the finance function including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury and investor relations, and is also responsible for global security and facilities. Additionally, he is responsible for corporate strategy and development, and IT planning and governance globally for Dell.
Before joining Dell, Brian was president and CEO of SABIC Innovative Plastics Holding BV. Prior to that, he spent nearly 20 years with General Electric Company (GE) in a variety of financial and management leadership roles.
Brian serves as co-chair of the Tech CFO Leadership Group, which advances critical policy issues that promote U.S. competitiveness. He is also a member of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Advisory Council.
Brian earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and finance from Millersville University in Millersville, Pa.