Vice President & General Manager, North America Small Business @ Dell Technologies
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Erik Day has been at Dell for 20 years. During this tenure, Erik has held multiple sales, merchandising, operations and marketing leadership roles both domestically and internationally. As Vice President of Small Business, Erik’s goal is to advocate for small business across the globe and ensure they are receiving the IT necessary to help their businesses grow and thrive.
He believes that Small Business is the growth engine of the global economy and that technology will help them achieve their goals. To ensure this happens, Erik has been asked to lead the global Small Business Acceleration initiative to double global small business sales to $4.5B by the end of FY22. In addition, Erik has helped develop Dell’s new SB Tech Advisors where Dell SB serves as a virtual IT department for small business around the world.
In May 2018, Erik graduated with his Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX where he also received his Bachelors in 1994. In June 2018, Erik was awarded Poet and Quant’s 100 Global Best and Brightest EMBAs of 2018 (https://poetsandquantsforexecs.com/2018/06/20/best-brightest-executive-mbas-class-of-2018/).
Erik is an avid tennis player, snow skier, Peloton Rider and sports fan. He is heavily involved in advocating for workplace equality globally for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgendered employees of all sized corporations. He is the Global Executive Chair of the PRIDE (LGBTQ+) Employee Resource Group at Dell Technologies and has recently been elected to the Board of Directors for Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (www.outandequal.org).
He loves spending time at home in Austin or on Lake Michigan with his husband Craig and their 2 Samoyeds, Chester and Chase.