Gregg Tate


Gregg leads the Mentor Network for Collective Brains. He is formerly SVP of Human Resources for Adidas AG.

With a Global HR Leadership Career spanning over 40 years,

Gregg has advised, coached, and supported Board Members, C-Suite Executives and other Senior Leaders. As an expatriate for 21 years, Gregg has worked on six continents, hand-in-hand with multiple cultures, developing strong leadership talent and teams around the world. Gregg has developed, implemented, and led programs for Leadership Development; Retail Training, Excellence & Leadership; Compensation, Benefits & Incentives; Workforce & Succession Planning & Management. He has recruited top-level talent around the globe and has been instrumental in mapping and guiding many Executive Leaders along their successful career paths.

Gregg has been a keynote speaker for major events and conferences like the SHRM Global HR Conference, the CHRO Roundtable, the South China Leadership Conference, and the Kong Kong Knowledge Management Consortium. Gregg is a Maxwell Certified Coach; a member of the Excelsior University Industry Advisory Council; an Advisory Board Member of Nations Academy; a Consulting Advisor for the Gerson-Lehrman Group and a Subject Matter Expert for Positively People.

Key Areas of Mentoring:

CHRO Careers

Leadership Development

Managing HR across cultures

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