Drew Ehlers

Drew Ehlers: Global Futurist and Global General Manager of SmartPack, Zebra Technologies

Global Futurist and Director of Portfolio Management, Enterprise Software, Chief Technology Office, Zebra

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Drew Ehlers currently serves as the Global Futurist and the Global General Manager of SmartPack™ within the Office of the CTO at Zebra Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the integrated global SmartPack team.

Mr. Ehlers is also responsible for producing advanced machine-learning models and algorithms for predictive analytics to solve critical business problems for Zebra and its partners and customers. This includes emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision and blockchain. He currently holds contributing board positions on the Global AIM Blockchain Council and the Retail Advisory Council for Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence at Northwestern University.

Mr. Ehlers has more than 19 years of experience within the B2B technology industry and has held numerous leadership roles. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President at Gallagher Bassett and Vice President of Channel for the North America region at Zebra.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland College and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

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