Tim Bender has served as the Global Vice President for Consumer at NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) since March 2015. Having more than three decades of sales and marketing leadership experience for consumer products, Mr. Bender leads NVIDIA’s consumer channel for sales and marketing across consumer brands GeForce and Shield.
Prior to joining NVIDIA, Mr. Bender served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Sony Computer Entertainment America, a division of Sony Group Corp for the PlayStation brand, from August 2009 to March 2015. Mr. Bender led the revitalization of sales, marketing, and merchandising strategies that culminated in the success of PlayStation 4 as the best-selling videogame console for this generation. Mr. Bender also served as Executive Vice President of Sales for Livescribe Inc. from July 2008 to August 2009. Mr. Bender previously served as President of the Global Consumer Group at LeapFrog Enterprises (NYSE: LF) from 1997 through 2006, where his leadership helped develop the educational company into a valued consumer brand.
Mr. Bender holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Bradley University.