Teresa Poggenpohl is senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Unisys. She joined the company in May 2021 and is responsible for telling the Unisys story and accelerating awareness for its solutions in helping position the company for future growth.
Prior to joining Unisys, Poggenpohl served Accenture in a series of ever more senior marketing roles, most recently chief marketing and communications officer for North America. Previously, she served as Accenture's global brand and image leader, with responsibility for brand strategy, advertising, research, digital marketing, trademark portfolio, agency management and support for acquisitions and joint ventures. She also served as Accenture's partner/director of global brand management and advertising.
She has received wide recognition for her achievements. She has been named five times as “Best Marketer" by B-to-B Magazine and selected twice for “100 Influential Marketers" by The Internationalist magazine, and received the American Business Award for “Executive of the Year" and “Outstanding Role Model" from the Accenture Women's Mentoring Committee.
Teresa earned a B.S. degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, from which she received the Alumni Master award, and an MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, from which she received the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
She serves several civic and community organizations, including the Dean's Business Council for the University of Illinois College of Business, the College of Business Dean's Advisory Board for the University of Nebraska and the Board of Directors for the Chicago Children's Museum. She has also served as President of the Chicago Business Marketing Association and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.