Advisory Board Members

Brian Svenkeson – VP of Planning and Reporting, PepsiCo

As a key executive on PepsiCo’s Business Transformation Team, Brian Svenkeson is leading a redesign of the processes and systems used for planning and reporting PepsiCo’s performance across North America. He joined PepsiCo in 2001 as part of the Quaker Oats merger, and was immediately assigned to lead critical financial integration activities between Quaker and other PepsiCo divisions.

As a veteran of eighteen years in the consumer package goods industry, Mr. Svenkeson has championed business performance and change at the corporate, business unit, and field sales levels. His financial management experience spans accounting, planning, and business development. He also has deep expertise in financial systems design and implementation, and he led development of innovative planning and analysis tools at Quaker Oats.

Mr. Svenkeson also teaches finance and accounting part time as an adjunct professor, and he holds a Masters of Management degree from Northwestern University and Bachelors of Accounting from Bradley University.