Crawford W. Beveridge
a Scottish-American technology executive.
Beveridge, originally from Scotland, attended the University of Edinburgh, earning a B.S. in social science. He followed that with an M.S. in industrial administration from the University of Bradford, England.
He was given the honor of a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (C.B.E) in 1995.
Beveridge's business background included Hewlett-Packard, Digital Equipment Corp. and Analog Devices. In 1985, he joined Sun Microsystems as vice president of corporate resources, where he stayed until 1991 when he left to take the position of chief executive of Scottish Enterprise.
In 2000, Beveridge returned to Sun to fill the position of executive vice president people and places and chief human resources officer. Memec, and Scottish Equity Partners.
He was executive vice president and chairman, EMEA, APAC and the Americas of Sun in 2007.
He chairs the Scottish Government's Council of Economic Advisers.
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