Ilene Gordon

Ilene Gordon | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Ilene Gordon | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, President, Chairman And CEO, Ingredion Incorporated (2009 - 2017)
Gain valuable insights into leadership, diversity, and innovation with Ilene Gordon, speaker, accomplished business leader, and author.
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Ilene Gordon | Speaker Biography

Ilene Gordon is a highly accomplished business leader with a wealth of experience in executive leadership and corporate governance. She served as the CEO of Ingredion, a Fortune 500 food company, and was recognized multiple times on Fortune's lists of the Most Powerful Women in Business. Throughout her career, she has consistently broken barriers and transformed industries for the better.

Under Ilene's leadership, Ingredion experienced significant growth, with annual sales increasing from $3.9 billion to nearly $6 billion. Prior to her role at Ingredion, she served as the president and CEO of Alcan Packaging, a global packaging business. She also held executive positions at the Packaging Corporation of America and Signode.

Currently, Ilene serves on the boards of International Paper, Lockheed Martin, and IFF (International Flavors and Fragrances). She is also involved in various organizations, including The Economic Club of Chicago and MIT Sloan School of Management.

Ilene holds a B.S. in mathematics from MIT and an M.S. in management from MIT's Sloan School of Management. Her success in the business world is attributed to her STEM education and analytical capabilities.

Ilene is a sought-after speaker and has delivered presentations on a range of topics, including challenges faced by dual career couples, leadership lessons learned throughout her career, and narrowing the gender gap in STEM education and careers. She is also the author of the book "Doubling Down: The Secret Sauce for Dual-Career Families."

In addition to her professional achievements, Ilene is actively involved in her children's businesses and sits on their investment committees.

Overall, Ilene Gordon is a highly respected and accomplished business leader with a passion for driving innovation and promoting diversity in the corporate world.

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