Executive Chairman, Board of Directors
Steven Berglund serves as executive chairman of Trimble’s Board of Directors. From March 1999 to January 2020, he served as Trimble’s president and chief executive officer. Under his leadership, the Company’s revenue grew from $270 million to over $3.1 billion. Prior to joining Trimble, Mr. Berglund was president of Spectra Precision, a group within Spectra Physics AB. Mr. Berglund's business experience includes a variety of senior leadership positions with Spectra Physics, and manufacturing and planning roles at Varian Associates. He began his career as a process engineer at Eastman Kodak. He attended the University of Oslo and the University of Minnesota where he received a BS in chemical engineering. Berglund received his MBA from the University of Rochester. Mr. Berglund is a member of the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. He is also a board member and vice chairman of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. In December 2013, Mr. Berglund was appointed to the board of directors of Belden Inc., a global provider of end-to-end signal transmission solutions, and he currently serves on the audit committee.