Glenn Renwick (Spring ’16)

Distinguished Guest Lecturer

Chairman, President & CEO, The Progressive Corporation

Glenn Renwick visited campus in April 2016. The first guest lecturer under the Linda Parker Hudson Engineering Leader in Residence program, Glenn met with the directors and staff of the Engineering Innovation and Engineering Leadership institutes and discussed ways to expand curriculum and programming for both, focusing on preparing students for the workforce. He met rising stars among the college’s faculty to discuss leadership and overcoming challenges. His public lecture on Fostering Diversity & Inclusion was widely attended by campus leaders, faculty, staff, and students.


Glenn Renwick

About Glenn Renwick

Renwick has led Progressive since January 2000. In this role, he is responsible for the product. He claims development and delivery, customer service and sales efforts of both the agency and direct distributions, and the technology to support all Progressive’s operations.

Before assuming the CEO role, Renwick served as business technology leader from 1998 through 2000 and led the company’s consumer marketing efforts to develop and communicate Progressive’s consumer proposition and brand.

Renwick joined the company in 1986 as an auto product manager for Florida. In 1988, he became president of several mid-Atlantic states, headquartered in Richmond, and later became president of the California division in Sacramento and the Northeast division based in Cleveland.

Renwick has an undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has a master’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Florida.