Person Details

Robert L. Dixon, Jr.

Robert L. Dixon, Jr., Former Global Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, PepsiCo, Inc.

Director Qualifications

Mr. Dixon has extensive technology experience through his position as Global Chief Information Officer of a large public company, his ownership of a digital and information technology consulting business, and his service on the CIO advisory board for another large public company. He also has significant marketing and consumer insights experience through his senior positions at two large public companies, both of which have global retail consumer product focus. Mr. Dixon has ESG experience through his role as chair of the governance committee of a public company, as well as his several executive and academic board positions.

Professional and Other Experience

  • RD Factor, Inc., a digital and information technology consulting business, owner (since 2016)

  • PepsiCo, Inc., a food and beverages company, Senior Vice President (2016) and Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer (2007-2016)

  • The Procter & Gamble Company, various positions (1977-2007), including Vice President of Global Business Services (2005-2007)

  • International Business Machines Corporation, a technology and consulting company, CIO Advisory Board (2011-2017)

  • Georgia Institute of Technology, President's Advisory Board (since 2017), the College of Computing Advisory Board (since 2019) and Trustee of the Foundation (since 2017)

Other Public Board Service

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., a specialty retailer, Director (since 2018)

  • Okta, Inc., an identity management platform, Director (since 2019)


B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology