Bob is known as a visionary leader of people and events. His extensive experience across industries, technologies, and geographies brings a forward-thinking view to people development, business strategy, and the industry at large. Under his leadership, Forbes recognized Freeman as #4 in the Best Employers for Women and also as a Best Large Employer, AdAge listed Freeman as the world’s largest global event marketing company in their World’s 50 Largest Agency Companies list, and Chief Marketer named Freeman to its Top Marketing Agencies of 2022.
Robert L. Dixon has over a 40-year career influenced the direction of two of the world’s most iconic organizations. As the longest tenured Chief Information Officer (CIO) in PepsiCo’s 50+ years of operation, he led the global function that delivered all information technology and information risk management solutions worldwide. He assumed the CIO and Business Transformation role for almost 9 years from 2007-2016. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Robert was a 30-year veteran with Procter & Gamble and concluded as Vice President in the Global Business Services Organization. Critical experiences gained throughout his career include leading digital transformations, IT, Engineering, Supply Chain, Brand Management and International.