Board of Directors

Gregory B. Penner

Gregory B. Penner

Chairman of the Walmart Inc. Board of Directors, General Partner of Madrone Capital Partners, CEO and an Owner of the Denver Broncos

Joined the Board: 2008
Committees: Executive

Greg Penner is CEO and an owner of the Denver Broncos. He is a founder and general partner of Madrone Capital Partners, a private investment management firm. He is also chairman of the Walmart Board of Directors since 2015. Greg is only the third person, after his father-in-law, Rob Walton, and company founder, Sam Walton, to serve in this position.

Prior to being elected chairman of the Board, Greg worked in several capacities at Walmart over a 20-year period, including as senior vice president and chief financial officer for the business in Japan, and senior vice president of finance and strategy for Walmart.com. He was first elected as a Walmart Board member in 2008, and in the years since, he served as a member on the Strategic Planning and Finance Committee and as chairman of the Technology and eCommerce Committee.

Before joining Walmart, Greg was a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. and a general partner of Peninsula Capital. He also served as a member of the boards of directors of Baidu, Inc., from 2004 to 2017, and Hyatt Hotels Corporation from 2007 to 2014.

Greg earned a Bachelor of Science in international economics from Georgetown University in 1992 and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1997.