As the Chief Technologist for HPE’s Enterprise Group in EMEA, David works with the corporate sales teams providing advice, guidance and support to customers. David is able to articulate HPE’s view on how the industry is changing, how HPE is shaping it and how HPE can best aid the customer. David leads the HPE BEST organization (Business Development, Enablement, Solutions and Technology) that aids customers through technology and solution advice, demonstration and innovation.
David has 36+ years’ experience working for vendors and suppliers in business technology solutions. Prior to joining HPE, he held a diverse range of senior roles working with customers in the Enterprise area.
David was also European Technology Director for mid-range business at IBM and ran the European Technology center of Sequent Computer Systems for their leading UNIX servers, working with customers on benchmarking and proof of concept ideas for high end solution performance work.
He worked at fault tolerant supplier Stratus, a leading mainframe software supplier and gained experience in Pre-Sales, product and project management with Data General at the start of his career.
David holds a B.Sc degree in Computing Science from Aberdeen University in Scotland.