Preston is a high-performing international procurement and operations professional with over 20 years of continuous global experience with industry-leading companies GE, Compaq, Dell, and Apple. Most recently, Preston served as Director of Operations for Beats Audio and Apple Accessories, developing and integrating Apple and Beats Audio Operations for a $2B revenue business needing organizational scale to effectively and efficiently support global growth. Prior to Apple, Preston managed a team of commodity managers in the strategic and operational management of hard drives for Enterprise, Portable, and Client consumer products as Director, Hard Disk Drives, Global Procurement for Dell.
Preston earned his M.S. in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine.
Sonos (Nasdaq: SONO) is the world’s leading sound experience company. As the inventor of multi-room wireless home audio, Sonos innovation helps the world listen better by giving people access to the content they love and allowing them to control it however and wherever they choose. Known for delivering an unparalleled sound experience, thoughtful design aesthetic, simplicity of use, and an open platform, Sonos makes the breadth of audio content available to anyone. Sonos is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. Learn more at www.sonos.com.
ON Partners propels an organization’s mission by building C-level and board leadership teams. Founded in 2006 by like-minded consultants as a values-driven alternative to the multi-service global firms they were leaving behind, ON delivers a better executive search experience. Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists eight times, the firm is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S.