Mary Chan joined General Motors in 2012 as President, Global Connected Consumer. She reports to GM President Dan Ammann, and her organization is responsible for building an ecosystem for innovation around the connected vehicle by collaborating with carriers, equipment makers, infrastructure providers and developers. Chan also oversees the growth and expansion of GM’s flagship connectivity service, OnStar, which has brought safety and security connectivity services to more than 7 million subscribers over the past 18 years.
With her background in the consumer electronics/ enterprise solutions business and experience in the global wireless networks space, she is leading the development and execution of GM’s strategic global infotainment plans, including the launch for 4G LTE connectivity across GM’s global portfolio of vehicle brands.
Mary joined GM from Dell Inc., where she was senior vice president and general manager of Enterprise Mobility Solutions & Services since 2009.
Prior to Dell, Mary held various senior executive positions at Alcatel-Lucent and Lucent Technologies Inc. as president of 4G/LTE Wireless Networks and president of Global Wireless Networks. She also spent time at AT&T Network Systems earlier in her career.
In 2014, Chan was named as one of 10 “MobileGameChangers” by Russell Reynolds Associates for her work in reshaping the global mobile industry. Chan was also previously named as the “Top Woman in Wireless” by the Fierce Wireless Industry Daily, a wireless industry trade publication. Chan currently serves on the Board of Directors for both CTIA and Microelectronics Technology Inc. (MTI). CTIA-The Wireless Association is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. MTI is a leading Taiwanese developer of wireless communication products.
Mary holds a M.S. and B.S. in electrical engineering from Columbia University in New York.