Dave Pearson

Dave Pearson

Dave Pearson brings over 35 years of business team leadership, facilitation, and training experience to the Shift Advantage team. Dave’s recent work includes facilitating Nike 2023, a sustainable business simulation, to train and engage over 800 senior level Nike employees around the world. Dave loves the opportunity to work with and engage people, facilitate learning, and work on sustainability issues, so facilitation and training may just be the greatest job in the world for him.

Dave’s background includes a 23-year career at Nike, Inc. He began his Nike career as the Training Manager for Nike Retail. Dave’s career went on to include working on Nike’s Footwear Future Vision team, several leadership roles in training and development, leadership of Nike’s Global EKIN Program (EKIN = Nike’s elite team of storytellers, educators, marketers, and connectors), and heading-up Nike’s Footwear Product Testing team. Dave was also one of a handful of people designated as a Nike corporate storyteller, leading programs to ensure Nike’s heritage and values are shared with every employee, and representing Nike with external partners and university visits.

Outside of work, Dave is an avid runner, cyclist, outdoorsman, and active volunteer in his community. Dave lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, two sons and dog.

 

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