As president of Dell’s $48 billion Client Solutions Group, Sam Burd leads global design, development, engineering, marketing, sales and innovation efforts for desktops, notebooks, workstations, thin clients, displays, software and peripherals.
Prior to his current role, Sam was president of Dell’s Client Product Group, where he was responsible for designing and developing Dell’s PC product portfolio. Since joining Dell in 1999, he has led consumer and commercial sales and marketing teams in Asia, Europe and the United States, as well as global product teams in both the client and infrastructure segments.
Sam is passionate about delivering innovative technology experiences people want and some they’ve never dreamed possible. He has been instrumental in reenergizing Dell’s client business, resulting in five consecutive years of share gains, industry-leading customer satisfaction ratings and thousands of product awards.
Before joining Dell, Sam advised Fortune 500 clients at Bain & Company. Sam holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth College. He enjoys hiking, skiing and spending time with his family outdoors.