National Advisory Council

Dow R. Wilson

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2004

Spouse:

Lynne H. Wilson

Employment:

Job Title: President and CEO
Company: Varian Medical Systems
Location: California, United States

Expertise:

  • leadership
  • global business
  • health care marketing

Biography:

Dow Wilson is president and CEO at Varian Medical Systems. He also serves as a member of the board at Varian. Prior to joining Varian in 2005, Dow ran several significant businesses for GE Healthcare and GE Plastics. Dow was a director at Saba Software where he also served as lead director. Dow earned his bachelor’s degree in English from BYU and his MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth. He is currently president of Menlo Park, California Stake. In 2014 Dow was made a founding member of President Obama's Doing Business in Africa Council, where he still serves. Dow and Lynne are proud parents of seven red-headed children and grandparents of two.