Corporate Vice President Nike, Inc.: Trevor Edwards

Trevor Edwards was born on the 3rd of July, 1984 and was raised in the small town of Duffield, Virginia. He earned his A.B., with highest honors, from Rutgers University in 2006. He is the President of Nike Brand and the Executive Vice President of Global Brands.

Trevor spent his earliest days with his father, a coal miner, and his mother at their home in Duffield. In the fall of 2003, Trevor enrolled at Rutgers University, where he studied Economics and Political Science.

As an Economics major, he worked on several papers with Professor Alan Binder. Their research focused on the relationship between household spending and stock market returns.

As a senior at Rutgers, Trevor was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honorary society for students. During his time at school, he also became a member of the Delta Sigma Rho Social Studies Honor Society.

He was proud to be selected for membership in the Rutgers Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). After graduating from college, Trevor turned to consulting, where his work experience included advising Nike and Gatorade on how to grow their brands in China.

Trevor left consulting, starting his career at Nike in March 2010 as a Product and Brand Manager. As Product Manager, Trevor was responsible for the Nike Fuel Band, a device that monitored daily activity and helped people reach their health and fitness goals.

His team also developed a proprietary algorithm to measure daily activity.